ICD-10 Diagnosis Code H27.8

Other specified disorders of lens

Diagnosis Code H27.8

ICD-10: H27.8
Short Description: Other specified disorders of lens
Long Description: Other specified disorders of lens
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code H27.8

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The code H27.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the eye and adnexa (H00–H59)
    • Disorders of lens (H25-H28)
      • Other disorders of lens (H27)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code H27.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 124 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITH MCC
  • 125 - OTHER DISORDERS OF THE EYE WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Aggregation of lens proteins
  • Anterior capsule contraction
  • Anterior capsulotomy tear
  • Capsular bag distension syndrome
  • Crystalline lens cloudy
  • Denaturation of lens proteins
  • Exfoliation of lens capsule
  • Finding of artificial lens
  • Finding of lens capsule clarity in pseudophakia
  • Finding of position of artificial lens
  • Finding of position of lens
  • Lens capsule folds in pseudophakia
  • Lens capsule in pseudophakia finding
  • Lens tremulous
  • Mercurialentis
  • Metallosis
  • Phacodonesis
  • Phimosis of lens capsule
  • Thickening of lens capsule
  • Tilted intraocular lens
  • Zonular dehiscence
  • Zonular dialysis
  • Zonular disruption
  • Zonular laxity

Information for Patients


Eye Diseases

Some eye problems are minor and don't last long. But some can lead to a permanent loss of vision.

Common eye problems include

  • Refractive errors
  • Cataracts - clouded lenses
  • Optic nerve disorders, including glaucoma
  • Retinal disorders - problems with the nerve layer at the back of the eye
  • Macular degeneration - a disease that destroys sharp, central vision
  • Diabetic eye problems
  • Conjunctivitis - an infection also known as pinkeye

Your best defense is to have regular checkups, because eye diseases do not always have symptoms. Early detection and treatment could prevent vision loss. See an eye care professional right away if you have a sudden change in vision, if everything looks dim, or if you see flashes of light. Other symptoms that need quick attention are pain, double vision, fluid coming from the eye, and inflammation.

NIH: National Eye Institute

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