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CPT Code 92133 | Posterior Eye Segment Imaging With Optic Nerve

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.”

Description

The CPT book describes CPT code 92133 as: “Scanning computerized ophthalmic diagnostic imaging, posterior segment, with interpretation and report, unilateral or bilateral; optic nerve.”

Procedure

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.

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