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 ?
230 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
210 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
57 days
127 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
101 days
134 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
137 days
109 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
107 days
210 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
150 days
202 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
148 days
265 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
244 days
202 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
287 days
160 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
469 days
251 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
43 days
97 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
71 days
78 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 days
90 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
84 days
96 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
90 days
115 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
183 days
32 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
114 days
109 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
76 days
183 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
121 days
153 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
82 days
99 days
Amherst
72 days
116 days
Halifax
81 days
125 days
Truro
86 days
155 days
Halifax
111 days
163 days
Halifax
141 days
142 days
Halifax
105 days
189 days
Bridgewater
186 days
117 days
Halifax
176 days
134 days
New Glasgow
139 days
204 days
Glace Bay
273 days
71 days
Glace Bay
228 days
132 days
Middleton
154 days
211 days
Bridgewater
188 days
247 days
Halifax
262 days
195 days
Halifax
142 days
322 days
Halifax
280 days
190 days
Yarmouth
286 days
184 days
Halifax
223 days
253 days
Middleton
188 days
295 days
Halifax
252 days
256 days
Halifax
272 days
238 days
Glace Bay
345 days
226 days
Antigonish
468 days
156 days
Halifax
574 days
138 days
Halifax
441 days
401 days
Antigonish
973 days
169 days
Halifax
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230 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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270 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
39 days
36 days
Halifax
36 days
42 days
Halifax
49 days
32 days
Halifax
48 days
65 days
Halifax
56 days
59 days
Halifax
30 days
90 days
Halifax
98 days
31 days
Halifax
65 days
73 days
Halifax
75 days
75 days
Halifax
10 days
144 days
Halifax
78 days
78 days
Truro
52 days
108 days
Yarmouth
107 days
64 days
Bridgewater
113 days
61 days
Glace Bay
139 days
40 days
Glace Bay
122 days
61 days
Halifax
121 days
63 days
Antigonish
89 days
96 days
Glace Bay
162 days
35 days
Middleton
112 days
99 days
Antigonish
125 days
98 days
New Glasgow
90 days
176 days
Bridgewater
120 days
154 days
Halifax
90 days
209 days
Middleton
128 days
174 days
Halifax
196 days
154 days
Halifax
181 days
170 days
Halifax
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133 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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158 days

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