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 ?
263 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
303 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
118 days
99 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
112 days
272 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
265 days
148 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
134 days
299 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
358 days
106 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
222 days
258 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
331 days
232 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
246 days
369 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
30 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
68 days
131 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
104 days
110 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
159 days
68 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
115 days
114 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
231 days
78 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
84 days
256 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
225 days
308 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
74 days
155 days
Sydney
160 days
106 days
Sydney
112 days
166 days
Antigonish
183 days
125 days
Halifax
153 days
155 days
Sydney
207 days
120 days
Halifax
153 days
193 days
Halifax
172 days
195 days
Sydney
262 days
119 days
Middleton
130 days
258 days
Halifax
107 days
287 days
Halifax
246 days
149 days
Halifax
177 days
218 days
Bridgewater
147 days
250 days
Antigonish
314 days
112 days
Bridgewater
140 days
297 days
Yarmouth
304 days
137 days
Halifax
273 days
198 days
Halifax
315 days
168 days
Halifax
268 days
287 days
Middleton
323 days
241 days
Truro
239 days
348 days
Halifax
164 days
424 days
Antigonish
604 days
116 days
Middleton
409 days
338 days
Halifax
368 days
400 days
Antigonish
784 days
113 days
Halifax
901 days
212 days
Halifax
---
367 days
Halifax
---
14 days
Halifax
---
314 days
Halifax
---
32 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
28 days
32 days
Halifax
27 days
49 days
Sydney
40 days
58 days
Halifax
41 days
59 days
Sydney
58 days
49 days
Halifax
54 days
56 days
Sydney
72 days
40 days
Halifax
41 days
76 days
Antigonish
50 days
76 days
Middleton
48 days
106 days
Halifax
69 days
99 days
Halifax
133 days
43 days
Halifax
98 days
87 days
Middleton
42 days
144 days
Halifax
117 days
95 days
Bridgewater
113 days
106 days
Halifax
126 days
94 days
Antigonish
183 days
54 days
Yarmouth
186 days
55 days
Halifax
205 days
58 days
Middleton
49 days
225 days
Antigonish
206 days
78 days
Halifax
168 days
125 days
Antigonish
240 days
69 days
Bridgewater
83 days
228 days
Halifax
142 days
189 days
Halifax
102 days
262 days
Truro
182 days
285 days
Halifax
---
205 days
Halifax
---
9 days
Halifax
---
198 days
Halifax
---
13 days

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