• Different CPT Codes for Lateral Tarsal Strip Procedures

    Question: We have an oculofacial surgeon often performing lateral tarsal strip procedures. Our surgery coordinator only uses the CPT code 67917 Repair of ectropion; extensive. Is there another code we should be using?

    Answer: CPT code 67917 is used for ectropion. If the patient requires an extensive repair of an entropion, the appropriate CPT code to use is 67924. Always best to confirm with the chart and operative report exactly what is performed.

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