TITLE

Standard of Care for Glaucoma

AUTHOR(S)
Wartman, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;7/15/2010, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the evolution of the standard of care for the glaucoma patient in light of technological improvements. It notes the importance of performing a dilated fundus examination along with intraocular pressure examinations which can be coded with the use of the appropriate 99000 evaluation and management codes or the 92000 ophthalmic code series. The fundus examinations include pachymetry, stereoscopic fundus photography, and serial tonometry.
ACCESSION #
52593622

Tags: EYE -- Examination;  GLAUCOMA -- Patients;  FUNDUS oculi;  CODING theory;  TONOMETRY

 

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