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 ?
215 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
212 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
66 days
147 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
60 days
165 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
119 days
193 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
167 days
167 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
175 days
244 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
226 days
201 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
222 days
218 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
333 days
139 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
469 days
234 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
22 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
61 days
76 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
89 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
55 days
103 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
103 days
76 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
154 days
42 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
125 days
99 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
114 days
148 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
112 days
180 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
77 days
97 days
Halifax
92 days
97 days
Truro
68 days
159 days
Halifax
80 days
170 days
Glace Bay
159 days
104 days
Halifax
134 days
150 days
Bridgewater
186 days
102 days
Halifax
112 days
190 days
Halifax
114 days
189 days
Halifax
180 days
133 days
New Glasgow
139 days
190 days
Middleton
158 days
190 days
Glace Bay
268 days
103 days
Halifax
152 days
263 days
Bridgewater
190 days
247 days
Halifax
160 days
286 days
Middleton
187 days
273 days
Halifax
211 days
253 days
Halifax
266 days
214 days
Halifax
245 days
257 days
Yarmouth
304 days
201 days
Antigonish
398 days
160 days
Glace Bay
390 days
173 days
Glace Bay
315 days
260 days
Halifax
490 days
114 days
Antigonish
532 days
142 days
Halifax
511 days
197 days
Halifax
441 days
395 days
Halifax
---
211 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
244 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
41 days
Amherst
44 days
34 days
Halifax
48 days
68 days
Halifax
57 days
60 days
Halifax
99 days
21 days
Halifax
92 days
34 days
Halifax
39 days
96 days
Halifax
10 days
129 days
Halifax
59 days
88 days
Glace Bay
95 days
53 days
Halifax
77 days
76 days
Truro
47 days
110 days
Glace Bay
120 days
41 days
Antigonish
83 days
86 days
Halifax
97 days
76 days
Glace Bay
139 days
35 days
Bridgewater
118 days
62 days
Halifax
119 days
63 days
Yarmouth
131 days
62 days
Glace Bay
126 days
76 days
Middleton
112 days
94 days
Antigonish
116 days
97 days
New Glasgow
96 days
174 days
Bridgewater
120 days
153 days
Middleton
132 days
162 days
Halifax
82 days
230 days
Halifax
174 days
169 days
Halifax
184 days
166 days
Halifax
---
134 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
160 days

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