Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V43.1
Lens replaced by other means
  • Short description: Lens replacement NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V43.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V43.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM V43.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V43.1: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Artificial lens in position
  • Artificial lens present
  • H/O: artificial eye lens
  • History of - artificial eye lens
  • History of anterior chamber intraocular lens
  • History of intraocular lens exchange
  • History of lens implant, intraocular
  • History of phacoemulsification with intraocular lens
  • History of posterior chamber intraocular lens
  • History of secondary intraocular lens
  • HX of anterior chamber intraocular lens
  • HX of anterior chamber intraocular lens (AC IOL)
  • HX of intraocular lens (IOL)exchange
  • HX of intraocular lens exchange
  • HX of intraocular lens implant
  • HX of lens implant, intraocular
  • HX of phacoemulsification w intraocular lens
  • HX of phacoemulsification with intraocular lens
  • HX of posterior chamber intraocular lens
  • HX of posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC IOL)
  • HX of secondary intraocular lens
  • Lens capsule in pseudophakia finding
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pseudophakos
  • Secondary cataract following intraocular lens, obscuring vision
  • Secondary cataract obscuring vision
  • Secondary cataract with vision obscured following intraocular lens implant
Applies To
  • Pseudophakos
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V43.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z96.1 Presence of intraocular lens
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V43.1:
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