H44.8: Other disorders of globe

Your eyeball has changed.

The eyeball is made up of many different parts. The vitreous body of the eye consists of a transparent, gel-like fluid. It is surrounded by a thin membrane and fills the entire rear area of the eye. This is how it gives the eye its shape. The vitreous body is surrounded by the vitreous membrane. The vitreous membrane fulfills different functions. It protects the eye, supplies the eye with nutrients and is important for seeing, for example.

Your eyeball has changed. The eyeball may have moved or there may be a bleed inside the eye, for example.

A change to the eyeball means you may no longer be able to see properly. It is also possible for the affected eye to be sore.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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