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 ?
301 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
258 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
152 days
161 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
301 days
29 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
64 days
274 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
177 days
190 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
173 days
243 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
180 days
258 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
552 days
82 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
327 days
332 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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139 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
41 days
90 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
79 days
97 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
147 days
49 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
33 days
176 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
120 days
104 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
232 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
196 days
56 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
141 days
209 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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78 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
42 days
116 days
Halifax
86 days
113 days
Glace Bay
141 days
100 days
Halifax
120 days
154 days
Middleton
98 days
212 days
Antigonish
237 days
106 days
Halifax
267 days
113 days
Bridgewater
156 days
260 days
Bridgewater
212 days
207 days
Antigonish
329 days
95 days
Halifax
123 days
323 days
Halifax
293 days
165 days
Yarmouth
297 days
177 days
Glace Bay
398 days
99 days
Halifax
246 days
252 days
Halifax
148 days
375 days
Truro
266 days
259 days
Halifax
378 days
148 days
Halifax
260 days
267 days
Glace Bay
378 days
166 days
Sydney
344 days
234 days
Glace Bay
359 days
259 days
Middleton
222 days
422 days
Halifax
88 days
622 days
Halifax
239 days
502 days
Middleton
321 days
428 days
Halifax
440 days
319 days
Halifax
310 days
474 days
Halifax
239 days
561 days
Antigonish
719 days
86 days
Halifax
511 days
387 days
Halifax
703 days
332 days
Halifax
1001 days
470 days
Halifax
1195 days
324 days
Halifax
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19 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
31 days
27 days
Glace Bay
31 days
34 days
Glace Bay
7 days
61 days
Halifax
50 days
56 days
Halifax
53 days
55 days
Halifax
46 days
63 days
Halifax
65 days
61 days
Halifax
59 days
77 days
Halifax
66 days
78 days
Halifax
103 days
42 days
Middleton
54 days
107 days
Antigonish
134 days
63 days
Bridgewater
110 days
93 days
Halifax
88 days
117 days
Sydney
29 days
184 days
Bridgewater
119 days
101 days
Antigonish
190 days
43 days
Halifax
128 days
111 days
Halifax
167 days
79 days
Yarmouth
203 days
44 days
Halifax
200 days
51 days
Halifax
113 days
148 days
Halifax
56 days
208 days
Halifax
46 days
222 days
Middleton
49 days
224 days
Glace Bay
229 days
54 days
Glace Bay
253 days
34 days
Middleton
56 days
252 days
Halifax
127 days
218 days
Truro
162 days
189 days
Halifax
57 days
336 days
Halifax
200 days
259 days
Halifax
48 days
417 days
Antigonish
426 days
50 days
Halifax
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9 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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