Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 368.60
Night blindness, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 368.60 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 368.60 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 368.60 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H53.60 Unspecified night blindness
Approximate Synonyms
  • Night blindness
Clinical Information
  • An inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin a or to a retinal disorder
  • Failure or imperfection of vision at night or in dim light, with good vision only on bright days
  • Nyctalopia; inability to see clearly in dim light
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 368.60:
  • Amblyopia (acquired) (congenital) (partial) 368.00
    • nocturnal 368.60
      • vitamin A deficiency 264.5
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
  • Day blindness (see also Blindness, day) 368.60
  • Night
    • blindness (see also Blindness, night) 368.60
  • Nyctalopia (see also Blindness, night) 368.60
    • vitamin A deficiency 264.5
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 368.60 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.