ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H35.3193

Nexdtve age-rel mclr degn, unsp, adv atrpc w/o sbfvl invl

Diagnosis Code H35.3193

ICD-10: H35.3193
Short Description: Nexdtve age-rel mclr degn, unsp, adv atrpc w/o sbfvl invl
Long Description: Nonexudative age-related macular degeneration, unspecified eye, advanced atrophic without subfoveal involvement
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H35.3193

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of choroid and retina (H30-H36)
      • Other retinal disorders (H35)

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients

Macular Degeneration

Also called: AMD, Age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older. It is a disease that destroys your sharp, central vision. You need central vision to see objects clearly and to do tasks such as reading and driving.

AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. It does not hurt, but it causes cells in the macula to die. There are two types: wet and dry. Wet AMD happens when abnormal blood vessels grow under the macula. These new blood vessels often leak blood and fluid. Wet AMD damages the macula quickly. Blurred vision is a common early symptom. Dry AMD happens when the light-sensitive cells in the macula slowly break down. Your gradually lose your central vision. A common early symptom is that straight lines appear crooked.

Regular comprehensive eye exams can detect macular degeneration before the disease causes vision loss. Treatment can slow vision loss. It does not restore vision.

NIH: National Eye Institute

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