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 ?
209 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
216 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
57 days
114 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
94 days
123 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
112 days
140 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
161 days
202 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
155 days
209 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
262 days
153 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
229 days
195 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
160 days
288 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
238 days
286 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
35 days
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
48 days
109 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
135 days
33 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
92 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
96 days
94 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
115 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
113 days
174 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
168 days
140 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
120 days
188 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
72 days
116 days
Truro
101 days
147 days
Halifax
82 days
181 days
Halifax
121 days
146 days
Halifax
141 days
139 days
Halifax
107 days
187 days
Halifax
176 days
132 days
Bridgewater
183 days
157 days
Glace Bay
268 days
74 days
New Glasgow
139 days
207 days
Halifax
167 days
188 days
Glace Bay
207 days
152 days
Middleton
167 days
223 days
Bridgewater
183 days
218 days
Yarmouth
267 days
155 days
Halifax
208 days
233 days
Halifax
224 days
253 days
Middleton
183 days
301 days
Halifax
262 days
256 days
Halifax
215 days
351 days
Glace Bay
357 days
210 days
Halifax
437 days
158 days
Antigonish
469 days
158 days
Antigonish
532 days
169 days
Halifax
331 days
398 days
Halifax
584 days
252 days
Halifax
---
266 days
Halifax
---
---
Antigonish
---
287 days
Halifax
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
35 days
32 days
Halifax
43 days
33 days
Halifax
67 days
39 days
Halifax
59 days
63 days
Halifax
27 days
96 days
Halifax
64 days
60 days
Halifax
12 days
122 days
Halifax
70 days
72 days
Halifax
81 days
81 days
Truro
58 days
105 days
Halifax
66 days
98 days
Yarmouth
77 days
89 days
Bridgewater
105 days
67 days
Halifax
126 days
58 days
Glace Bay
150 days
35 days
Glace Bay
155 days
34 days
Antigonish
93 days
105 days
Glace Bay
120 days
81 days
Antigonish
113 days
102 days
Middleton
108 days
111 days
Bridgewater
112 days
141 days
Halifax
90 days
169 days
New Glasgow
90 days
179 days
Middleton
126 days
188 days
Halifax
182 days
156 days
Halifax
209 days
147 days
Halifax
---
141 days
Halifax
---
---
Antigonish
---
183 days
Halifax
---
---

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.