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ICD-10 code: H02

Chapter: Diseases of the eye and adnexia

Other Disorders of Eyelid

The eyelids are an essential part of our visual system, providing protection for the eyes and maintaining a healthy tear film. However, various disorders can affect the eyelids, causing discomfort and affecting vision. Here are some other disorders of the eyelid:

  1. Blepharitis: This is a common condition that causes inflammation of the eyelid margins. Symptoms include redness, itching, and irritation. Blepharitis can be caused by bacterial infections or can be associated with skin conditions such as rosacea.
  2. Chalazion: A chalazion is a small, painless bump that develops on the eyelid. It is caused by a blockage of the oil glands in the eyelid. Chalazions usually go away on their own, but in some cases, they may need to be drained.
  3. Entropion: This is a condition in which the eyelid turns inward, causing the eyelashes to rub against the eye. Entropion can cause irritation, redness, and tearing. It is more common in older adults and can be caused by aging or scarring of the eyelid.
  4. Ectropion: Ectropion is the opposite of entropion. It occurs when the eyelid turns outward, causing the eye to be exposed to the air. This can cause dryness, irritation, and tearing. Ectropion is more common in older adults and can be caused by aging or scarring of the eyelid.
  5. Xanthelasma: This is a condition in which yellowish plaques develop on the eyelids. Xanthelasma is usually painless and harmless but can be cosmetically unappealing. It is often associated with high cholesterol levels.

If you are experiencing any of these disorders, it is important to see an eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Treatment options may include medications, eye drops, or surgery.

Overall, taking care of your eyelids is essential for maintaining good eye health. Be sure to practice good hygiene, avoid rubbing your eyes, and see your eye doctor regularly.

Diagnosis Codes for Other disorders of eyelid | H02

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