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 ?
273 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
286 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
50 days
126 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
202 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
161 days
221 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
337 days
69 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
120 days
323 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
321 days
131 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
280 days
190 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
252 days
303 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
36 days
52 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
118 days
21 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
116 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
91 days
91 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
200 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
113 days
110 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
48 days
274 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
211 days
155 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
113 days
28 days
Amherst
65 days
80 days
Halifax
63 days
137 days
Bridgewater
105 days
124 days
Halifax
121 days
111 days
Antigonish
159 days
89 days
Halifax
77 days
196 days
Yarmouth
252 days
45 days
Halifax
170 days
154 days
Halifax
146 days
208 days
Halifax
58 days
316 days
Halifax
213 days
172 days
Glace Bay
272 days
124 days
Halifax
224 days
174 days
Bridgewater
166 days
237 days
Antigonish
287 days
118 days
Antigonish
295 days
110 days
Truro
224 days
194 days
Halifax
153 days
270 days
Middleton
143 days
304 days
Halifax
368 days
120 days
Middleton
179 days
322 days
Halifax
230 days
295 days
Halifax
273 days
275 days
Halifax
94 days
459 days
Halifax
302 days
416 days
Halifax
910 days
392 days
Halifax
1276 days
162 days
Halifax
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35 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
20 days
13 days
Amherst
36 days
32 days
Antigonish
21 days
49 days
Halifax
41 days
52 days
Halifax
71 days
55 days
Halifax
36 days
95 days
Halifax
41 days
92 days
Bridgewater
61 days
80 days
Yarmouth
130 days
16 days
Glace Bay
90 days
57 days
Halifax
92 days
61 days
Antigonish
113 days
57 days
Halifax
64 days
112 days
Antigonish
160 days
48 days
Halifax
67 days
143 days
Halifax
153 days
70 days
Halifax
65 days
163 days
Halifax
113 days
117 days
Halifax
182 days
50 days
Halifax
137 days
113 days
Bridgewater
91 days
162 days
Halifax
24 days
242 days
Middleton
76 days
193 days
Truro
195 days
154 days
Middleton
126 days
243 days
Halifax
120 days
259 days
Halifax
152 days
241 days
Halifax
47 days
396 days
Halifax
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15 days
Halifax
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