2022 ICD-10-CM Code H02.22

Mechanical lagophthalmos

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:H02.22
Short Description:Mechanical lagophthalmos
Long Description:Mechanical lagophthalmos

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of eyelid, lacrimal system and orbit (H00-H05)
      • Other disorders of eyelid (H02)

H02.22 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of mechanical lagophthalmos. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Mechanical lagophthalmos

Non-specific codes like H02.22 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for mechanical lagophthalmos:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.221 for Mechanical lagophthalmos right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.222 for Mechanical lagophthalmos right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.223 for Mechanical lagophthalmos right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.224 for Mechanical lagophthalmos left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.225 for Mechanical lagophthalmos left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.226 for Mechanical lagophthalmos left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.229 for Mechanical lagophthalmos unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.22A for Mechanical lagophthalmos right eye, upper and lower eyelids
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.22B for Mechanical lagophthalmos left eye, upper and lower eyelids
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.22C for Mechanical lagophthalmos, bilateral, upper and lower eyelids

Information for Patients


Eyelid Disorders

Your eyelids help protect your eyes. When you blink, your eyelids spread moisture over your eyes. Blinking also helps move dirt or other particles off the surface of the eye. You close your eyelids when you see something coming toward your eyes. This can help protect against injuries.

Like most other parts of your body, your eyelids can get infected, inflamed, or even develop cancer. There are also specific eyelid problems, including

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)