ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H35.3232

Exudative age-rel mclr degn, bi, with inact chrdl neovas

Diagnosis Code H35.3232

ICD-10: H35.3232
Short Description: Exudative age-rel mclr degn, bi, with inact chrdl neovas
Long Description: Exudative age-related macular degeneration, bilateral, with inactive choroidal neovascularization
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H35.3232

Valid for Submission
The code H35.3232 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
H35.3232 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of choroid and retina (H30-H36)
      • Other retinal disorders (H35)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Adult diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipAdult diagnoses
Adult. Age range is 15–124 years inclusive (e.g., senile delirium, mature cataract).


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H35.3232 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 124 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC
  • 125 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • H35.32 - Exudative age-related macular degeneration


Information for Patients


Macular Degeneration

Also called: AMD, Age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older. It is a disease that destroys your sharp, central vision. You need central vision to see objects clearly and to do tasks such as reading and driving.

AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. It does not hurt, but it causes cells in the macula to die. There are two types: wet and dry. Wet AMD happens when abnormal blood vessels grow under the macula. These new blood vessels often leak blood and fluid. Wet AMD damages the macula quickly. Blurred vision is a common early symptom. Dry AMD happens when the light-sensitive cells in the macula slowly break down. Your gradually lose your central vision. A common early symptom is that straight lines appear crooked.

Regular comprehensive eye exams can detect macular degeneration before the disease causes vision loss. Treatment can slow vision loss. It does not restore vision.

NIH: National Eye Institute

  • Fluorescein angiography (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Home vision tests (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intravitreal injection (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Macular degeneration - age-related (Medical Encyclopedia)


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