• CPT Code for Lasering Posterior Synechiae


    Question: What is the appropriate CPT code for severing of adhesions from the posterior segment of the right eye? 

    Answer: Report it with CPT code 65860 Severing adhesions of anterior segment, laser technique (separate procedure). ICD-10 code H21.541 Posterior synechia (iris), right eye is included as a typically covered diagnosis. Always confirm if your payer requires prior authorization.

    Learn more about surgeries in the Anterior Segment module.