ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H02.235

Paralytic lagophthalmos left lower eyelid

Diagnosis Code H02.235

ICD-10: H02.235
Short Description: Paralytic lagophthalmos left lower eyelid
Long Description: Paralytic lagophthalmos left lower eyelid
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H02.235

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

This code was deleted in the 2019 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • H02.23B - Paralytic lagophthalmos left eye, upper and lower eyelids
  • H02.23C - Paralytic lagophthalmos, bilateral, upper and lower eyelids

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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

  • Eyelids that turn in or out
  • Eyelids that droop
  • Abnormal blinking or twitching

Treatment of eyelid problems depends on the cause.

  • Blepharitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Chalazion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ectropion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Entropion (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid bump (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid drooping (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid lift (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid twitch (Medical Encyclopedia)


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