Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 369.8
Unqualified visual loss, one eye
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Visual loss, one eye NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.8 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 369.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Blind or low vision - one eye only
  • Unqualified visual loss of left eye
  • Unqualified visual loss of right eye
  • Unqualified visual loss, L eye, normal vision R eye
  • Unqualified visual loss, R eye, normal vision L eye
  • Visual loss, left eye, normal vision right eye
  • Visual loss, right eye, normal vision left eye
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 369.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H54.60 Unqualified visual loss, one eye, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 369.8:
  • Loss
    • vision, visual (see also Blindness) 369.9
      • both eyes (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.3
      • complete (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.00
      • one eye 369.8
      • sudden 368.11
      • transient 368.12
  • Vision, visual
    • loss 369.9
      • both eyes (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.3
      • complete (see also Blindness, both eyes) 369.00
      • one eye 369.8
      • sudden 368.16
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