CPT code 92133 describes a diagnostic imaging scan of the posterior segment of the eye, including the optic nerve, using optical coherence tomography and provides a report of the findings.
What Is CPT Code 92133?
CPT 92133 is used for a diagnostic imaging scan of the posterior segment of the eye, specifically the optic nerve, using optical coherence tomography.
The provider marks the edge of the optic nerve using a computer-pointing device and interprets the images, providing a report of the findings. This procedure can be performed on one or both eyes.”
The CPT book describes CPT code 92133 as: “Scanning computerized ophthalmic diagnostic imaging, posterior segment, with interpretation and report, unilateral or bilateral; optic nerve.”
When the patient is appropriately prepped and anesthetized, the provider uses optical coherence tomography to scan the posterior chamber of the diseased eye.
He utilizes a computer pointing device during the process and marks the edge of the optic nerve. The provider then interprets the images and prepares a report of the findings.
How To Use CPT 92133
Report CPT 92134 instead of CPT 92133 for the same service involving the retina.