2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.5
Color vision deficiencies
- There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 368.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- Most of us see our world in color. We enjoy looking at a lush green lawn or a red rose in full bloom. If you have a color vision defect, you may see these colors differently than most people. There are three main kinds of color vision defects. Red-green color vision defects are the most common. This type occurs in men more than in women. The other major types are blue-yellow color vision defects and a complete absence of color vision.most of the time, color blindness is genetic. There is no treatment, but most people adjust and the condition doesn't limit their activities.
- Partial or total inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors.
- The absence of or defect in the perception of colors.