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APPENDIX D: CLASSIFICATION BY SITE AND TYPE OF AFFECTION

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REVISED: 04/01/2006

Classification by Site and Type of Affection

Standard classification of causes of severe vision impairment and blindness

Eyeball in General

Cornea, Sclera

Lens

Uveal Tract

Retina

Optic Nerve, Optic Pathway, Visual Center, Oculomotor Centers

Vitreous

Site and Type Indefinite or Not Reported

Subdivided:

951 - Glaucoma and cataract without mention of retinal affection, any type, with/without other affection

952 - Glaucoma and retinal affection, any type, without mention of Cataract, with or without other affection

953 - Cataract and retinal affection, any type, without mention of glaucoma, with or without other affection

954 - Glaucoma, cataract, and retinal affection, any type, with or without other affection

955 - Glaucoma in any other combination

956 - Cataract in any other combination

957 - Retinal affection, any type, in any other combination

979 - All other

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