• Appropriate ICD-10 code for anterior corneal dystrophy


    Question: Which ICD-10 diagnosis code is appropriate for anterior corneal dystrophy?

    Answer: Best to use Other hereditary corneal dystrophy. This code now includes laterality effective October 1, 2020:

    H18.591 Right eye
    H18.592 Left eye
    H18.593 Bilateral

    Learn more about diagnosis codes in the ICD-10-CM for Ophthalmology