Unless otherwise noted, all fees apply to single eye. Second eye is billable as per operative surgical fee Preamble, clause D. 5. 3.
For removal of foreign bodies from surface of eye, the appropriate fee item to charge in non-referred cases is one 13610, 13611 or 06063. For properly referred cases it is expected the ophthalmologist will charge only the consultation fee.
Includes rotation or transposition of flaps and/or skin grafting if required to reconstruct defect, and/or canalicular reconstruction, and/or (in one-stage procedure) frozen section controlled excision of tumour if performed
Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code:See Pre-Amble Notes