2021 ICD-10-CM Code H02.5

Other disorders affecting eyelid function

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

H02.5 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other disorders affecting eyelid function. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:H02.5
Short Description:Other disorders affecting eyelid function
Long Description:Other disorders affecting eyelid function

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Other disorders affecting eyelid function

Non-specific codes like H02.5 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 other disorders affecting eyelid function:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H02.51 for Abnormal innervation syndrome
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.511 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.512 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.513 for Abnormal innervation syndrome right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.514 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.515 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.516 for Abnormal innervation syndrome left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.519 for Abnormal innervation syndrome unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H02.52 for Blepharophimosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.521 for Blepharophimosis right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.522 for Blepharophimosis right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.523 for Blepharophimosis right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.524 for Blepharophimosis left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.525 for Blepharophimosis left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.526 for Blepharophimosis left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.529 for Blepharophimosis unspecified eye, unspecified lid
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - H02.53 for Eyelid retraction
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.531 for Eyelid retraction right upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.532 for Eyelid retraction right lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.533 for Eyelid retraction right eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.534 for Eyelid retraction left upper eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.535 for Eyelid retraction left lower eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.536 for Eyelid retraction left eye, unspecified eyelid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.539 for Eyelid retraction unspecified eye, unspecified lid
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use H02.59 for Other disorders affecting eyelid function

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code H02.5:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

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)