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 ?
379 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
293 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
147 days
124 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
162 days
190 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
247 days
114 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
178 days
201 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
376 days
99 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
310 days
428 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
674 days
111 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
388 days
418 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
42 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
74 days
69 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
118 days
93 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
31 days
188 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
197 days
46 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
218 days
54 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
139 days
141 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
162 days
180 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
7 days
62 days
Halifax
56 days
42 days
Halifax
77 days
63 days
Glace Bay
98 days
77 days
Middleton
98 days
143 days
Halifax
161 days
218 days
Antigonish
261 days
133 days
Antigonish
298 days
134 days
Halifax
267 days
167 days
Bridgewater
176 days
295 days
Yarmouth
284 days
189 days
Halifax
254 days
225 days
Bridgewater
254 days
234 days
Sydney
329 days
161 days
Halifax
246 days
271 days
Halifax
152 days
376 days
Glace Bay
378 days
166 days
Halifax
213 days
335 days
Halifax
371 days
191 days
Glace Bay
423 days
143 days
Truro
295 days
272 days
Glace Bay
359 days
259 days
Halifax
304 days
316 days
Middleton
186 days
435 days
Halifax
268 days
460 days
Halifax
162 days
586 days
Halifax
333 days
430 days
Middleton
355 days
430 days
Halifax
468 days
319 days
Halifax
239 days
570 days
Halifax
437 days
393 days
Antigonish
695 days
157 days
Halifax
573 days
390 days
Halifax
1195 days
324 days
Halifax
1060 days
477 days
Halifax
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105 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
3 days
39 days
Glace Bay
23 days
28 days
Halifax
26 days
29 days
Halifax
51 days
37 days
Halifax
66 days
68 days
Middleton
55 days
86 days
Halifax
65 days
76 days
Sydney
35 days
127 days
Glace Bay
133 days
33 days
Halifax
109 days
78 days
Halifax
79 days
110 days
Halifax
149 days
45 days
Antigonish
129 days
75 days
Bridgewater
121 days
95 days
Halifax
100 days
121 days
Bridgewater
108 days
132 days
Yarmouth
174 days
68 days
Halifax
188 days
58 days
Halifax
100 days
149 days
Halifax
119 days
132 days
Antigonish
195 days
61 days
Glace Bay
227 days
46 days
Halifax
130 days
149 days
Glace Bay
253 days
34 days
Halifax
45 days
290 days
Halifax
258 days
81 days
Middleton
78 days
266 days
Halifax
45 days
300 days
Truro
184 days
190 days
Halifax
195 days
184 days
Halifax
196 days
204 days
Halifax
57 days
365 days
Antigonish
406 days
47 days
Middleton
109 days
354 days
Halifax
51 days
469 days
Halifax
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9 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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