Ophthalmology 22169 - Suture removal at slit lamp following keratoplasty

General Info

Billing Amount: $22.15

Surgical Code

Anesthetic Level:



Unless otherwise noted, all fees apply to single eye. Second eye is billable as per operative surgical fee Preamble, clause D. 5. 3.

S02168, S02173, S02175 include all suture removals within the normal 42 day post-operative period. After 42 days, bill under S22169.

S22169 is not billable with an office visit, but is billable at 50% with other procedures.

Pre-Amble References:

Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code:

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