ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R94.118

Abnormal results of other function studies of eye

Diagnosis Code R94.118

ICD-10: R94.118
Short Description: Abnormal results of other function studies of eye
Long Description: Abnormal results of other function studies of eye
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R94.118

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis (R90-R94)
      • Abnormal results of function studies (R94)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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Synonyms
  • Abnormal electronystagmogram
  • Decreased tear film break-up time
  • Eye muscle imbalance
  • Finding of ocular balance
  • On examination - visual acuity left eye = 6/48
  • On examination - visual acuity left eye = 6/7.5
  • On examination - visual acuity right eye = 6/48
  • On examination - visual acuity right eye = 6/7.5
  • Ophthalmic test finding
  • Tear film finding
  • Tonometry abnormal
  • Visual test finding
  • Visual testing abnormal

Information for Patients


Eye Diseases

Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision.

Common eye problems include

  • Refractive errors
  • Cataracts - clouded lenses
  • Optic nerve disorders, including glaucoma
  • Retinal disorders - problems with the nerve layer at the back of the eye
  • Macular degeneration - a disease that destroys sharp, central vision
  • Diabetic eye problems
  • Conjunctivitis - an infection also known as pinkeye

Your best defense is to have regular checkups, because eye diseases do not always have symptoms. Early detection and treatment could prevent vision loss. See an eye care professional right away if you have a sudden change in vision, if everything looks dim, or if you see flashes of light. Other symptoms that need quick attention are pain, double vision, fluid coming from the eye, and inflammation.

NIH: National Eye Institute

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