Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.53
Mechanical complication due to ocular lens prosthesis
  • Short description: Lens prosthesis malfunc.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.53 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.53: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T85.29XA Other mechanical complication of intraocular lens, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Complication associated with left intraocular lens
  • Complication of right intraocular lens
  • Deposits on right intraocular lens
  • Dislocated intraocular lens into vitreous
  • Dislocated right intraocular lens
  • Dislocation of left intraocular lens
  • Intraocular lens dislocation into vitreous
  • Left intraocular lens complication
  • Left intraocular lens deposits
  • Left intraocular lens dislocation
  • Left intraocular lens dislocation into vitreous
  • Left intraocular lens malfunction
  • Left intraocular lens malposition
  • Left intraocular lens perforation
  • Malfunction of left intraocular lens
  • Malfunction of right intraocular lens
  • Malposition of left intraocular lens
  • Malposition of right intraocular lens
  • Mechanical breakdown of intraocular lens
  • Mechanical obstruction of intraocular lens
  • Perforation of right intraocular lens
  • Right intraocular lens complication
  • Right intraocular lens deposits
  • Right intraocular lens dislocation
  • Right intraocular lens dislocation into vitreous
  • Right intraocular lens malfunction
  • Right intraocular lens malposition
  • Right intraocular lens perforation
996.53 Excludes
  • contact lenses - code to condition
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.53:
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