Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.45
Generalized visual field contraction or constriction
  • Short description: Gen visual contraction.
  • ICD-9-CM 368.45 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.45 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.45 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.489 Generalized contraction of visual field, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat generalized visual field contraction
  • Bilateral generalized visual field contraction
  • Generalized visual field constriction
  • Generalized visual field contraction
  • Generalized visual field contraction, both eyes
  • L generalized visual field contraction
  • Left generalized visual field contraction
  • R generalized visual field contraction
  • Right generalized visual field contraction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.45:
  • Constriction
    • visual field (functional) (peripheral) 368.45
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • visual field, generalized 368.45
  • Deformity 738.9
    • visual field (contraction) 368.45
  • Tunnel vision 368.45
  • Vision, visual
    • tunnel 368.45
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