Eye

The following MBS item numbers are included in this clinical category.

18366
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), injection of, for the treatment of strabismus, including all such injections on any one day and associated electromyography) (Anaes.)
18369
Clostridium botulinum type a toxin-haemagglutin complex (Dysport) or incobotulinumtoxina (Xeomin), injection of, for the treatment of unilateral blepharospasm in a patient who is at least 18 years of age, including all such injections on any one day (Anaes.)
18370
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), injection of, for the treatment of unilateral blepharospasm in a patient who is at least 12 years of age, including all such injections on any one day) (Anaes.)
18372
Botulinum Toxin Type A Purified Neurotoxin Complex (Botox), injection of, for the treatment of bilateral blepharospasm, in a patient who is at least 12 years of age; including all such injections on any one day (Anaes.)
18374
Clostridium botulinum type a toxin-haemagglutin complex (Dysport) or incobotulinumtoxina (Xeomin), injection of, for the treatment of bilateral blepharospasm in a patient who is at least 18 years of age, including all such injections on any one day (Anaes.)
42503
Ophthalmological examination under general anaesthesia, not being a service associated with a service to which another item in this Group applies (Anaes.)
42505
Complete removal from the eye of a trans-trabecular drainage device or devices, with or without replacement, following device related medical complications necessitating complete removal. (Anaes.)
42506
Eye, enucleation of, with or without sphere implant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42509
Eye, enucleation of, with insertion of integrated implant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42510
Eye, enucleation of, with insertion of hydroxy apatite implant or similar coralline implant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42512
Globe, evisceration of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42515
Globe, evisceration of, and insertion of intrascleral ball or cartilage (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42518
Anophthalmic orbit, insertion of cartilage or artificial implant as a delayed procedure, or removal of implant from socket; or placement of a motility intergrating peg by drilling into existing orbital implant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42521
Anophthalmic socket, treatment of, by insertion of a wired-in conformer, integrated implant or dermofat graft, as a secondary procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42524
Orbit, skin graft to, as a delayed procedure (Anaes.)
42527
Contracted socket, reconstruction including mucous membrane grafting and stent mould (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42530
Orbit, exploration with or without biopsy, requiring removal of bone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42533
Orbit, exploration of, with drainage or biopsy not requiring removal of bone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42536
Orbit, exenteration of, with or without skin graft and with or without temporalis muscle transplant (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42539
Orbit, exploration of, with removal of tumour or foreign body, requiring removal of bone (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42542
Orbit, exploration of anterior aspect with removal of tumour or foreign body (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42543
Orbit, exploration of retrobulbar aspect with removal of tumour or foreign body (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42545
Orbit, decompression of, for dysthyroid eye disease, by fenestration of 2 or more walls, or by the removal of intraorbital peribulbar and retrobulbar fat from each quadrant of the orbit, 1 eye (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42548
Optic nerve meninges, incision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42551
Eye, penetrating wound or rupture of, not involving intraocular structures repair involving suture of cornea or sclera, or both, not being a service to which item 42632 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42554
Eye, penetrating wound or rupture of, with incarceration or prolapse of uveal tissue repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42557
penetrating wound or rupture of, with incarceration of lens or vitreous repair (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42563
intraocular foreign body, removal from anterior segment (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42569
intraocular foreign body, removal from posterior segment (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42572
Orbital abscess or cyst, drainage of (Anaes.)
42573
Dermoid, periorbital, excision of, on a person 10 years of age or over (Anaes.)
42574
Dermoid, orbital, excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42575
Tarsal cyst, extirpation of (Anaes.)
42576
Dermoid, periorbital, excision of, on a person under 10 years of age (Anaes.)
42581
Ectropion or entropion, tarsal cauterisation of (Anaes.)
42584
Tarsorrhaphy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42587
Trichiasis, treatment of by cryotherapy, laser or electrolysis - each eyelid (Anaes.)
42590
Canthoplasty, medial or lateral (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42593
Lacrimal gland, excision of palpebral lobe (Anaes.)
42596
Lacrimal sac, excision of, or operation on (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42599
Lacrimal canalicular system, establishment of patency by closed operation using silicone tubes or similar, 1 eye (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42602
Lacrimal canalicular system, establishment of patency by open operation, 1 eye (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42605
Lacrimal canaliculus, immediate repair of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42608
Lacrimal drainage by insertion of glass tube, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42610
Nasolacrimal tube (unilateral), removal or replacement of, or lacrimal passages, probing for obstruction, unilateral, with or without lavage - under general anaesthesia (Anaes.)
42611
Nasolacrimal tube (bilateral), removal or replacement of, or lacrimal passages, probing for obstruction, bilateral, with or without lavage - under general anaesthesia (Anaes.)
42614
Nasolacrimal tube (unilateral), removal or replacement of, or lacrimal passages, probing to establish patency of the lacrimal passage and/or site of obstruction, unilateral, including lavage, not being a service associated with a service to which item 42610 applies (excluding aftercare)
42615
Nasolacrimal tube (bilateral), removal or replacement of, or lacrimal passages, probing to establish patency of the lacrimal passage and/or site of obstruction, bilateral, including lavage, not being a service associated with a service to which item 42611 applies (excluding aftercare)
42617
Punctum snip operation (Anaes.)
42620
Punctum, occlusion of, by use of a plug (Anaes.)
42622
Punctum, permanent occlusion of, by use of electrical cautery (Anaes.)
42623
Dacryocystorhinostomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42626
Dacryocystorhinostomy where a previous dacryocystorhinostomy has been performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42629
Conjunctivorhinostomy including dacryocystorhinostomy and fashioning of conjunctival flaps (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42632
Conjunctival peritomy or repair of corneal laceration by conjunctival flap (Anaes.)
42635
Corneal perforations, sealing of, with tissue adhesive (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42638
Conjunctival graft over cornea (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42641
Autoconjunctival transplant, or mucous membrane graft (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42644
cornea or sclera, complete removal of embedded foreign body from - not more than once on the same day by the same practitioner (excluding aftercare) (Anaes.)
42647
Corneal scars, removal of, by partial keratectomy, not being a service associated with a service to which item 42686 applies (Anaes.)
42650
Cornea, epithelial debridement for corneal ulcer or corneal erosion (excluding aftercare) (Anaes.)
42651
Cornea, epithelial debridement for eliminating band keratopathy (Anaes.)
42652
Corneal collagen cross linking, on a person with a corneal ectatic disorder, with evidence of progression—per eye. (Anaes.)
42653
Cornea transplantation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42656
Cornea, transplantation of, second and subsequent procedures (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42662
Sclera, transplantation of, full thickness, including collection of donor material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42665
Sclera, transplantation of, superficial or lamellar, including collection of donor material (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42667
Running corneal suture, manipulation of, performed within 4 months of corneal grafting, to reduce astigmatism where a reduction of 2 dioptres of astigmatism is obtained, including any associated consultation
42668
Corneal sutures, removal of, not earlier than 6 weeks after operation requiring use of slit lamp or operating microscope (Anaes.)
42672
Corneal incisons, to correct corneal astigmatism of more than 11/2 dioptres following anterior segment surgery, including appropriate measurements and calculations, performed as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42673
Additional corneal incisions, to correct corneal astigmatism of more than 11/2 dioptres, including appropriate measurements and calculations, performed in conjunction with other anterior segment surgery (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42676
Conjunctiva, biopsy of, as an independent procedure
42677
Conjunctiva, cautery of, including treatment of pannus each attendance at which treatment is given including any associated consultation (Anaes.)
42680
Conjunctiva, cryotherapy to, for melanotic lesions or similar using CO2 or N20 (Anaes.)
42683
Conjunctival cysts, removal of, requiring admission to hospital or approved day-hospital facility (Anaes.)
42686
Pterygium, removal of (Anaes.)
42689
Pinguecula, removal of, not being a service associated with the fitting of contact lenses (Anaes.)
42692
Limbic tumour, removal of, excluding Pterygium (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42695
Limbic tumour, excision of, requiring keratectomy or sclerectomy, excluding Pterygium (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42719
Capsulectomy or removal of vitreous, or both, via the anterior chamber by any method, not being a service associated with a service to which item 42698, 42702 or 42716 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42725
Vitrectomy via pars plana sclerotomy, including one or more of the following:(a) removal of vitreous; (b) division of vitreous bands; (c) removal of epiretinal membranes; (d) capsulotomy (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42731
limbal or pars plana lensectomy combined with vitrectomy, not being a service associated with items 42698, 42702, 42719, or 42725 (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42734
Capsulotomy, other than by laser, and other than a service associated with a service to which item 42725 or 42731 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42738
Paracentesis of anterior chamber or vitreous cavity, or both, for the injection of therapeutic substances, or the removal of aqueous or vitreous humours for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, 1 or more of, as an independent procedure.
42739
Paracentesis of anterior chamber or vitreous cavity, or both, for the injection of therapeutic substances, or the removal of aqueous or vitreous humours for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, 1 or more of, as an independent procedure, for a patient requiring anaesthetic services. (Anaes.)
42740
Intravitreal injection of therapeutic substances, or the removal of vitreous humour for diagnostic purposes, 1 or more of, as a procedure associated with other intraocular surgery. (Anaes.)
42741
Posterior juxtascleral depot injection of a therapeutic substance, for the treatment of subfoveal choroidal neovascularisation due to age-related macular degeneration, 1 or more of (Anaes.)
42743
Anterior chamber, irrigation of blood from, as an independent procedure (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42744
Needle revision of glaucoma filtration bleb, following glaucoma filtering procedure (Anaes.)
42746
glaucoma, filtering operation for, where conservative therapies have failed, are likely to fail, or are contraindicated (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42749
Glaucoma, filtering operation for, where previous filtering operation has been performed (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42752
glaucoma, insertion of drainage device incorporating an extraocular reservoir for, such as a molteno device (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42755
glaucoma, removal of drainage device incorporating an extraocular reservoir for, such as a molteno device (Anaes.)
42758
Goniotomy for the treatment of primary congenital glaucoma, excluding the minimally invasive implantation of glaucoma drainage devices (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42761
Division of anterior or posterior synechiae, as an independent procedure, other than by laser (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42764
Iridectomy (including excision of tumour of iris) or iridotomy, as an independent procedure, other than by laser (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42767
Tumour, involving ciliary body or ciliary body and iris, excision of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42770
Cyclodestructive procedures for the treatment of intractable glaucoma, treatment to 1 eye, to a maximum of 2 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42773
detached retina, pneumatic retinopexy for, not being a service associated with a service to which item 42776 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42776
Detached retina, buckling or resection operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42779
Detached retina, revision operation for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42782
laser trabeculoplasty, for the treatment of glaucoma. each treatment to 1 eye, to a maximum of 4 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42783
Laser trabeculoplasty - each treatment to 1 eye - where it can be demonstrated that a 5th or subsequent treatment to that eye (including any treatments to which item 42782 applies) is indicated in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42785
Laser iridotomy - each treatment episode to 1 eye, to a maximum of 2 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42786
Laser iridotomy - each treatment episode to 1 eye - where it can be demonstrated that a 3rd or subsequent treatment to that eye (including any treatments to which item 42785 applies) is indicated in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42788
Laser capsulotomy—each treatment episode to one eye, to a maximum of 2 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period—other than a service associated with a service to which item 42702 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42789
Laser capsulotomy—each treatment episode to one eye—if it can be demonstrated that a third or subsequent treatment to that eye (including any treatments to which item 42788 applies) is indicated in a 2 year period—other than a service associated with a service to which item 42702 applies (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42791
Laser vitreolysis or corticolysis of lens material or fibrinolysis, excluding vitreolysis in the posterior vitreous cavity—each treatment to one eye, to a maximum of 2 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42792
Laser vitreolysis or corticolysis of lens material or fibrinolysis, excluding vitreolysis in the posterior vitreous cavity —each treatment to one eye—if it can be demonstrated that a third or subsequent treatment to that eye (including any treatments to which item 42791 applies) is indicated in a 2 year period (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42794
Division of suture by laser following glaucoma filtration surgery, each treatment to 1 eye, to a maximum of 2 treatments to that eye in a 2 year period (Anaes.)
42801
Episcleral radioactive plaque (Ruthenium 106 or Iodine 125), for the treatment of choroidal melanomas, insertion of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42802
Episcleral radioactive plaque (Ruthenium 106 or Iodine 125), for the treatment of choroidal melanomas, removal of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42805
Tantalum markers, surgical insertion to the sclera to localise the tumour base to assist in planning of radiotherapy of choroidal melanomas, 1 or more (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42806
Iris tumour, laser photocoagulation of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42807
Photomydriasis, laser
42808
Laser peripheral iridoplasty
42809
Retina, photocoagulation of, not being a service associated with photodynamic therapy with verteporfin (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42810
Phototherapeutic keratectomy, by laser, for corneal scarring or disease, excluding surgery for refractive error (Anaes.)
42811
Transpupillary thermotherapy, for treatment of choroidal and retinal tumours or vascular malformations (Anaes.)
42812
removal of scleral buckling material, from an eye having undergone previous scleral buckling surgery (Anaes.)
42815
vitreous cavity, removal of silicone oil or other liquid vitreous substitutes from, during a procedure other than that in which the vitreous substitute is inserted (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42818
retina, cryotherapy to, as an independent procedure, or when performed in conjunction with item 42809 or 42770 (Anaes.)
42821
Ocular Transillumination, for the diagnosis and measurement of intraocular tumours (Anaes.)
42824
Retrobulbar injection of alcohol or other drug, as an independent procedure
42833
Squint, operation for, on 1 or both eyes, the operation involving a total of 1 or 2 muscles on a patient aged 15 years or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42836
Squint, operation for, on 1 or both eyes, the operation involving a total of 1 or 2 muscles, on a patient aged 14 years or under, or where the patient has had previous squint, retinal or extra ocular operations on the eye or eyes, or on a patient with concurrent thyroid eye disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42839
Squint, operation for, on 1 or both eyes, the operation involving a total of 3 or more muscles on a patient aged 15 years or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42842
Squint, operation for, on 1 or both eyes, the operation involving a total of 3 or more muscles, on a patient aged 14 years or under, or where the patient has had previous squint, retinal or extra ocular operations on the eye or eyes, or on a patient with concurrent thyroid eye disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42845
Readjustment of adjustable sutures, 1 or both eyes, as an independent procedure following an operation for correction of squint (Anaes.)
42848
Squint, muscle transplant for (Hummelsheim type, or similar operation) on a patient aged 15 years or over (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42851
Squint, muscle transplant for (Hummelsheim type, or similar operation) on a patient aged 14 years or under, or where the patient has had previous squint, retinal or extra ocular operations on the eye or eyes, or on a patient with concurrent thyroid eye disease (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42854
Ruptured medial palpebral ligament or ruptured extraocular muscle, repair of (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42857
Resuturing of wound following intraocular procedures with or without excision of prolapsed iris (Anaes.) (Assist.)
42869
Eyelid closure in facial nerve paralysis, insertion of foreign implant for (Anaes.) (Assist.)
43021
Photodynamic therapy, one eye, including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein, using a non-thermal laser at a wavelength of 689nm, for the treatment of choroidal neovascularisation.
43022
Photodynamic therapy, both eyes, including the infusion of verteporfin continuously through a peripheral vein, using a non-thermal laser at a wavelength of 689nm, for the treatment of choroidal neovascularisation.
43023
Infusion of verteporfin for discontinued photodynamic therapy, where a session of therapy which would have been provided under item 43021 or 43022 has been discontinued on medical grounds.


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