Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.24
Other vitreous opacities
  • Short description: Vitreous opacities NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.24 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 379.24.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 379.24: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 379.24 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H43.399 Other vitreous opacities, unspecified eye
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat vitreous floaters
  • bilateral vitreous floaters
  • Floaters in visual field
  • L vitreous floaters
  • Left vitreous floaters
  • R vitreous floaters
  • Right vitreous floaters
  • Vitreous floaters
  • Vitreous floaters (eye condition)
  • Vitreous opacities
  • Vitreous opacities (eye condition)
  • Vitreous opacity
  • Vitreous opacity (eye condition)
  • Vitreous snowball
Applies To
  • Vitreous floaters
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.24:
  • Floater, vitreous 379.24
  • Muscae volitantes 379.24
  • Opacity, opacities
    • vitreous (humor) 379.24
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 379.24 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 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.