Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 369.70
Low vision one eye not otherwise specified
  • Short description: Low vision, one eye.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.70 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 369.70 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: 369.70 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H54.50 Low vision, one eye, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • L low vision, r eye normal vision
  • Left low vision, right eye normal vision
  • Low vision left eye, normal vision right eye
  • Low vision one eye
  • Low vision right eye, normal vision left eye
  • Low vision, one eye
  • R low vision, L eye normal vision
  • Right low vision, left eye normal vision
Applies To
  • Low vision, one eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 369.70:
  • Low
  • Vision, visual
    • low (both eyes) 369.20
      • one eye (other eye normal) (see also Impaired, vision) 369.70
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 369.70 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.