Service/Procedure Summary

Cataract surgery is the removal of a clouded lens (or cataract) from the eye to improve vision. The wait time shown is for patients who had their first cataract surgery.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
371 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
393 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
282 days
196 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
228 days
314 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
413 days
182 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
429 days
167 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
322 days
281 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
428 days
211 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
270 days
435 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
337 days
496 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
192 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
220 days
37 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
197 days
92 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
179 days
168 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
160 days
219 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
160 days
243 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
280 days
243 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
223 days
322 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
52 days
31 days
Amherst
56 days
69 days
Amherst
53 days
83 days
Halifax
162 days
213 days
Antigonish
243 days
138 days
Halifax
219 days
167 days
Bridgewater
183 days
220 days
Halifax
265 days
151 days
Yarmouth
256 days
174 days
Halifax
120 days
352 days
Halifax
278 days
195 days
Sydney
312 days
161 days
Antigonish
334 days
140 days
Halifax
219 days
261 days
Bridgewater
188 days
307 days
Halifax
168 days
330 days
Sydney
344 days
161 days
Halifax
134 days
373 days
Middleton
132 days
379 days
Sydney
330 days
196 days
Antigonish
394 days
157 days
Glace Bay
423 days
143 days
Truro
297 days
271 days
Halifax
371 days
216 days
Halifax
267 days
330 days
Halifax
304 days
310 days
Halifax
234 days
391 days
Halifax
365 days
265 days
Middleton
233 days
398 days
Halifax
162 days
541 days
Halifax
309 days
483 days
Halifax
972 days
431 days
Halifax
1395 days
260 days
Halifax
---
105 days
Antigonish
---
350 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
16 days
24 days
Amherst
27 days
29 days
Amherst
30 days
28 days
Halifax
49 days
40 days
Halifax
56 days
56 days
Antigonish
55 days
68 days
Sydney
99 days
28 days
Halifax
94 days
66 days
Bridgewater
64 days
98 days
Yarmouth
147 days
21 days
Halifax
29 days
144 days
Halifax
122 days
62 days
Sydney
154 days
34 days
Halifax
120 days
83 days
Glace Bay
169 days
46 days
Antigonish
172 days
57 days
Halifax
121 days
111 days
Halifax
69 days
172 days
Halifax
110 days
132 days
Antigonish
183 days
70 days
Halifax
71 days
192 days
Halifax
83 days
197 days
Halifax
32 days
251 days
Middleton
67 days
225 days
Halifax
182 days
125 days
Bridgewater
104 days
219 days
Halifax
123 days
261 days
Halifax
287 days
99 days
Truro
213 days
175 days
Sydney
262 days
127 days
Middleton
132 days
274 days
Halifax
55 days
438 days
Halifax
208 days
291 days
Halifax
---
19 days
Antigonish
---
204 days

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.