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Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 930.8

Short Description: Foreign bdy ext eye NEC

Long Description: Foreign body in other and combined sites on external eye

Code Classification:

  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Effects of foreign body entering through orifice (930-939)
      • 930 Foreign body on external eye
        • 930.8 Foreign bdy ext eye NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Eyelash stuck in meibomian gland orifice
  • Foreign body in anterior segment of eyeball
  • Oil in vitreous cavity

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 930.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Foreign body
    • entering through orifice (current) (old)
      • eye (external) 930.9
        • combined sites 930.8
        • specified site NEC 930.8
      • eyeball 930.8
        • intraocular - see Foreign body, intraocular
      • globe 930.8
        • penetrating 871.6
          • magnetic 871.5
            • retained or old 360.50
          • retained or old 360.60

Crosswalk Information

The code 930.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
930.8 Right Arrow T15.80XA Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, unsp eye, init
T15.81XA Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, r eye, init
T15.82XA Fb in oth and multiple parts of external eye, left eye, init
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
930.0 Corneal foreign body
930.1 Foreign body in conjunctival sac
930.2 Foreign body in lacrimal punctum
930.9 Foreign body in unspecified site on external eye

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014