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 ?
304 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
253 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
162 days
146 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
338 days
26 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
174 days
260 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
314 days
165 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
210 days
286 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
241 days
307 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
238 days
327 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
694 days
109 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
63 days
61 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
93 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
32 days
160 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
120 days
105 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
208 days
49 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
267 days
11 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
205 days
76 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
159 days
236 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
54 days
153 days
Halifax
75 days
134 days
Halifax
132 days
130 days
Halifax
140 days
139 days
Sydney
62 days
237 days
Bridgewater
156 days
147 days
Bridgewater
162 days
153 days
Halifax
198 days
118 days
Antigonish
227 days
110 days
Glace Bay
227 days
120 days
Middleton
86 days
261 days
Halifax
226 days
140 days
Glace Bay
272 days
118 days
Yarmouth
314 days
77 days
Truro
176 days
246 days
Halifax
167 days
316 days
Glace Bay
391 days
107 days
Antigonish
422 days
88 days
Halifax
378 days
142 days
Antigonish
420 days
102 days
Halifax
344 days
203 days
Halifax
219 days
359 days
Glace Bay
359 days
259 days
Middleton
210 days
412 days
Halifax
290 days
351 days
Halifax
215 days
460 days
Halifax
101 days
623 days
Halifax
223 days
514 days
Middleton
354 days
400 days
Halifax
310 days
480 days
Halifax
511 days
314 days
Antigonish
755 days
99 days
Halifax
692 days
302 days
Halifax
783 days
327 days
Amherst
1212 days
360 days
Halifax
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14 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
8 days
61 days
Glace Bay
40 days
40 days
Halifax
39 days
55 days
Halifax
53 days
58 days
Halifax
61 days
54 days
Halifax
56 days
60 days
Glace Bay
69 days
56 days
Halifax
90 days
45 days
Halifax
62 days
76 days
Halifax
78 days
61 days
Antigonish
79 days
61 days
Sydney
35 days
117 days
Halifax
50 days
138 days
Halifax
54 days
138 days
Halifax
86 days
108 days
Glace Bay
139 days
55 days
Bridgewater
121 days
85 days
Middleton
34 days
178 days
Amherst
148 days
70 days
Antigonish
155 days
63 days
Bridgewater
117 days
103 days
Middleton
39 days
190 days
Middleton
40 days
189 days
Antigonish
194 days
42 days
Halifax
192 days
48 days
Halifax
160 days
81 days
Yarmouth
225 days
28 days
Glace Bay
253 days
34 days
Halifax
82 days
212 days
Halifax
145 days
169 days
Halifax
43 days
302 days
Truro
159 days
194 days
Halifax
64 days
295 days
Halifax
221 days
281 days
Antigonish
455 days
58 days
Halifax
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9 days

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