Eye Examination

Comprehensive eye examination.


CPT code:



Category I




Ophthalmology, Anesthesia


Evaluation & Management

This CPT code typically represents a thorough eye examination performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist. It includes assessments of visual acuity, eye health, and may involve additional tests such as refraction to determine eyeglass prescriptions. Regular eye exams are crucial for maintaining good eye health and detecting potential issues early.

Under what category does Eye Examination fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Eye Examination?

Per Visit



Clinical use

CPT code 00148 is utilized for spinal diagnostic myelography, which is a radiologic imaging procedure used to assess the spinal cord and surrounding structures. This procedure helps in diagnosing conditions like spinal stenosis, herniated discs, or tumors.


The documentation for 00148 should include the patient's clinical history, the reason for myelography, informed consent, details of the procedure, such as contrast injection and imaging, any complications or adverse reactions, and the interpretation of the images by a radiologist.

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