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 ?
197 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
244 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
61 days
130 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
149 days
163 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
160 days
159 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
202 days
171 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
159 days
269 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
335 days
99 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
209 days
247 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
178 days
342 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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209 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
36 days
91 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
119 days
25 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
89 days
74 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
87 days
78 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
143 days
43 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
64 days
140 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
132 days
117 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
140 days
200 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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181 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
63 days
122 days
Halifax
127 days
64 days
Halifax
123 days
84 days
Halifax
175 days
36 days
Halifax
57 days
155 days
Halifax
192 days
21 days
Halifax
96 days
130 days
Antigonish
116 days
114 days
Halifax
107 days
143 days
Halifax
139 days
116 days
Halifax
173 days
88 days
Bridgewater
139 days
156 days
Truro
147 days
148 days
Bridgewater
131 days
173 days
Halifax
119 days
195 days
Halifax
194 days
136 days
Halifax
252 days
100 days
Halifax
122 days
233 days
New Glasgow
161 days
211 days
Yarmouth
190 days
183 days
Antigonish
113 days
298 days
Middleton
153 days
260 days
Glace Bay
336 days
82 days
Glace Bay
337 days
103 days
Halifax
175 days
364 days
Halifax
237 days
302 days
Middleton
217 days
342 days
Glace Bay
481 days
180 days
Halifax
276 days
424 days
Halifax
950 days
240 days
Antigonish
1259 days
261 days
Halifax
---
454 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
14 days
Halifax
42 days
11 days
Amherst
23 days
43 days
Halifax
45 days
26 days
Halifax
56 days
33 days
Antigonish
37 days
59 days
Halifax
37 days
67 days
Halifax
84 days
28 days
Halifax
42 days
76 days
Halifax
33 days
90 days
Halifax
90 days
47 days
Bridgewater
71 days
75 days
Halifax
35 days
127 days
Bridgewater
85 days
82 days
Halifax
126 days
43 days
Halifax
126 days
45 days
Halifax
66 days
120 days
Halifax
19 days
169 days
Yarmouth
83 days
117 days
Glace Bay
178 days
27 days
Halifax
84 days
132 days
Truro
119 days
98 days
Halifax
120 days
109 days
Glace Bay
194 days
49 days
Antigonish
42 days
204 days
Middleton
102 days
167 days
New Glasgow
115 days
167 days
Halifax
72 days
218 days
Glace Bay
205 days
102 days
Middleton
123 days
235 days
Antigonish
277 days
116 days
Halifax
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69 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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