FEB 21, 2018
CPT Code for Orbital Fat Removal via Conjunctival Incision
Question: What CPT code can I use for removal of prolapsing orbital fat through a small conjunctival incision?
Answer: The answer depends on the location of the fat. If it was prolapsing:
- Under the conjunctiva, report CPT code 68110 Excision of conjunctival lesion if 1cm or less.
- Under the lower lid, use unlisted code 67999.
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