CPT Codes: First Eye Tested 

Ocular Lactoferrin:                                                         83520

Definition: Immunoassay for analyte other than infectious agent antibody or infectious agent antigen; quantitative, not otherwise specified.               

Ocular IgE:                                                                            82785

Definition: Gammaglobulin E (IgE), Total


CPT Codes: Second Eye Tested 

Adhere to the policy recommended by your contract carrier. The AMA recommends using the “-59” modifier for the second eye tested to indicate a “Distinct Procedural Service.” Individual payors may require using Lt or Rt modifiers. Check with you payor for specific instructions.


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