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 ?
245 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
237 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
152 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
95 days
151 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
270 days
54 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
324 days
63 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
221 days
201 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
218 days
251 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
257 days
261 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
220 days
307 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
18 days
41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
49 days
54 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
64 days
83 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
134 days
19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
124 days
79 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
173 days
44 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
131 days
176 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
183 days
152 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
88 days
51 days
Halifax
71 days
74 days
Halifax
47 days
130 days
Amherst
52 days
134 days
Halifax
123 days
75 days
Halifax
64 days
141 days
Bridgewater
103 days
112 days
Halifax
120 days
106 days
Halifax
103 days
135 days
Halifax
101 days
142 days
Halifax
126 days
136 days
Bridgewater
120 days
152 days
Antigonish
180 days
162 days
Halifax
288 days
69 days
Yarmouth
214 days
149 days
Halifax
172 days
193 days
Truro
196 days
189 days
Halifax
122 days
264 days
Halifax
159 days
239 days
Glace Bay
332 days
71 days
Halifax
213 days
211 days
Middleton
179 days
267 days
Antigonish
156 days
311 days
Halifax
288 days
236 days
Glace Bay
427 days
103 days
Middleton
202 days
342 days
Halifax
275 days
481 days
Halifax
161 days
596 days
Halifax
908 days
329 days
Halifax
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99 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
21 days
Halifax
33 days
20 days
Amherst
24 days
46 days
Halifax
29 days
42 days
Halifax
68 days
28 days
Halifax
29 days
68 days
Bridgewater
51 days
48 days
Halifax
49 days
63 days
Halifax
7 days
114 days
Halifax
79 days
59 days
Yarmouth
112 days
31 days
Bridgewater
66 days
85 days
Halifax
111 days
45 days
Halifax
115 days
51 days
Antigonish
73 days
94 days
Halifax
74 days
98 days
Halifax
82 days
97 days
Glace Bay
167 days
27 days
Halifax
33 days
183 days
Halifax
208 days
27 days
Antigonish
43 days
204 days
Glace Bay
212 days
35 days
Halifax
119 days
134 days
Halifax
99 days
162 days
Middleton
131 days
160 days
Halifax
190 days
105 days
Truro
171 days
138 days
Halifax
83 days
277 days
Middleton
154 days
251 days
Halifax
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24 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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