ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V50.1

Plastic surgery NEC

Diagnosis Code V50.1

ICD-9: V50.1
Short Description: Plastic surgery NEC
Long Description: Other plastic surgery for unacceptable cosmetic appearance
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V50.1

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services for specific procedures and aftercare (V50-V59)
      • V50 Elective surgery for purposes other than remedying health states

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Also called: Cosmetic surgery

Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include

  • Breasts: Increase or reduce the size of breasts or reshape sagging breasts
  • Ears: Reduce the size of large ears or set protruding ears back closer to the head
  • Eyes: Correct drooping upper eyelids or remove puffy bags below the eyes
  • Face: Remove facial wrinkles, creases or acne scars
  • Hair: Fill in balding areas with one's own hair
  • Nose: Change the shape of the nose
  • Tummy: Flatten the abdomen

  • Abdominal wall surgery
  • Breast lift
  • Chin augmentation
  • Cosmetic breast surgery
  • Cosmetic breast surgery - discharge
  • Cosmetic ear surgery
  • Dermabrasion
  • Eyelid lift
  • Facelift
  • Forehead lift
  • Head and face reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Oculoplastic procedures
  • Rhinoplasty

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