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 ?
242 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
247 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
97 days
162 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
258 days
30 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
61 days
234 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
245 days
77 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
221 days
202 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
245 days
244 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
201 days
293 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
259 days
294 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
58 days
61 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
88 days
49 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
126 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
94 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
136 days
76 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
126 days
181 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
201 days
140 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
85 days
55 days
Halifax
68 days
122 days
Amherst
55 days
137 days
Halifax
54 days
141 days
Halifax
131 days
78 days
Bridgewater
101 days
112 days
Halifax
127 days
96 days
Halifax
103 days
136 days
Halifax
120 days
120 days
Halifax
101 days
142 days
Halifax
125 days
151 days
Bridgewater
118 days
163 days
Yarmouth
218 days
78 days
Halifax
174 days
181 days
Antigonish
201 days
162 days
Halifax
138 days
233 days
Halifax
83 days
289 days
Halifax
302 days
84 days
Truro
208 days
190 days
Glace Bay
327 days
75 days
Halifax
191 days
215 days
Middleton
179 days
260 days
Glace Bay
405 days
103 days
Antigonish
210 days
299 days
Middleton
201 days
344 days
Halifax
287 days
271 days
Halifax
132 days
587 days
Halifax
239 days
526 days
Halifax
910 days
330 days
Halifax
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97 days
Halifax
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6 days
Halifax
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Glace Bay
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110 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
29 days
23 days
Halifax
39 days
21 days
Amherst
27 days
47 days
Halifax
33 days
42 days
Halifax
29 days
68 days
Bridgewater
51 days
48 days
Halifax
65 days
34 days
Halifax
53 days
63 days
Halifax
10 days
114 days
Yarmouth
111 days
25 days
Halifax
79 days
65 days
Halifax
110 days
53 days
Bridgewater
71 days
97 days
Halifax
71 days
99 days
Halifax
116 days
62 days
Glace Bay
162 days
28 days
Antigonish
101 days
93 days
Halifax
99 days
103 days
Halifax
31 days
190 days
Halifax
97 days
134 days
Glace Bay
204 days
41 days
Antigonish
49 days
198 days
Halifax
98 days
174 days
Halifax
246 days
37 days
Middleton
131 days
164 days
Truro
179 days
141 days
Halifax
196 days
147 days
Middleton
145 days
242 days
Halifax
70 days
318 days
Halifax
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19 days
Halifax
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6 days
Halifax
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Glace Bay
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55 days

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