Diagnosis Code H55.81
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 379.57 - Saccadic eye movmnt def
- Abnormal saccadic eye movement
- Deficiency of saccadic eye movements
- Hypermetric saccades
- Hypometric saccades
- Inappropriate saccades
- Macrosaccadic oscillations
- Macrosquare-wave jerks of eye
- Microflutter of eye
- Ocular dysmetria
- Saccadic pulses
- Slowed saccades
- Square-wave jerks of eye
- Square-wave oscillations of eye
Information for Patients
When you look at an object, you're using several muscles to move both eyes to focus on it. If you have a problem with the muscles, the eyes don't work properly.
There are many kinds of eye movement disorders. Two common ones are
- Strabismus - a disorder in which the two eyes don't line up in the same direction. This results in "crossed eyes" or "walleye."
- Nystagmus - fast, uncontrollable movements of the eyes, sometimes called "dancing eyes"
Some eye movement disorders are present at birth. Others develop over time and may be associated with other problems, such as injuries. Treatments include glasses, patches, eye muscle exercises, and surgery. There is no cure for some kinds of eye movement disorders, such as most kinds of nystagmus.
- Cranial mononeuropathy III
- Cranial mononeuropathy VI
- Eye muscle repair
- Supranuclear ophthalmoplegia