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 ?
207 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
214 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
74 days
71 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
136 days
120 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
102 days
158 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
129 days
159 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
167 days
218 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
126 days
274 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
224 days
197 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
322 days
123 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
314 days
256 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
22 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
85 days
77 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
104 days
69 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
64 days
131 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
67 days
145 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
125 days
89 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
172 days
49 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
96 days
162 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
147 days
162 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
55 days
88 days
Amherst
63 days
114 days
Halifax
142 days
69 days
Halifax
71 days
170 days
Halifax
102 days
160 days
Truro
132 days
141 days
Halifax
145 days
141 days
Halifax
121 days
172 days
Halifax
170 days
126 days
Bridgewater
159 days
191 days
New Glasgow
150 days
211 days
Bridgewater
192 days
173 days
Halifax
129 days
246 days
Halifax
229 days
158 days
Yarmouth
231 days
159 days
Glace Bay
303 days
88 days
Middleton
150 days
241 days
Glace Bay
243 days
180 days
Halifax
224 days
222 days
Antigonish
155 days
301 days
Halifax
266 days
207 days
Middleton
182 days
309 days
Glace Bay
332 days
181 days
Halifax
144 days
393 days
Halifax
324 days
373 days
Halifax
725 days
176 days
Antigonish
1717 days
203 days
Halifax
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357 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
28 days
41 days
Halifax
37 days
34 days
Halifax
48 days
32 days
Halifax
57 days
41 days
Halifax
27 days
100 days
Halifax
61 days
69 days
Halifax
62 days
86 days
Halifax
11 days
149 days
Halifax
113 days
57 days
Yarmouth
74 days
96 days
Halifax
74 days
102 days
Truro
85 days
96 days
Halifax
64 days
121 days
Glace Bay
144 days
42 days
Halifax
111 days
77 days
Bridgewater
100 days
96 days
Glace Bay
168 days
30 days
Bridgewater
93 days
108 days
Halifax
89 days
127 days
Glace Bay
123 days
102 days
Middleton
101 days
146 days
Antigonish
140 days
111 days
Antigonish
47 days
211 days
New Glasgow
95 days
179 days
Halifax
188 days
115 days
Middleton
123 days
195 days
Halifax
226 days
111 days
Halifax
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172 days
Halifax
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