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 ?
285 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
394 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
243 days
113 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
232 days
177 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
276 days
145 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
179 days
275 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
133 days
377 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
308 days
254 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
302 days
511 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
128 days
115 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
154 days
110 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
159 days
129 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
146 days
188 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
112 days
237 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
134 days
224 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
277 days
216 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
69 days
158 days
Halifax
122 days
136 days
Bridgewater
116 days
161 days
Glace Bay
253 days
41 days
Yarmouth
252 days
59 days
Halifax
174 days
143 days
Halifax
83 days
256 days
Antigonish
217 days
134 days
Halifax
191 days
161 days
Halifax
149 days
218 days
Halifax
92 days
278 days
Halifax
223 days
172 days
Halifax
58 days
338 days
Glace Bay
274 days
131 days
Halifax
230 days
176 days
Antigonish
295 days
127 days
Antigonish
302 days
129 days
Bridgewater
166 days
265 days
Sydney
294 days
145 days
Middleton
142 days
315 days
Truro
278 days
203 days
Middleton
171 days
335 days
Halifax
365 days
160 days
Halifax
230 days
310 days
Halifax
109 days
522 days
Halifax
367 days
281 days
Halifax
306 days
425 days
Halifax
959 days
396 days
Halifax
1551 days
169 days
Halifax
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49 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
22 days
13 days
Halifax
27 days
34 days
Antigonish
22 days
57 days
Halifax
42 days
56 days
Halifax
80 days
61 days
Bridgewater
61 days
81 days
Halifax
49 days
102 days
Yarmouth
133 days
18 days
Halifax
43 days
110 days
Halifax
92 days
64 days
Glace Bay
94 days
62 days
Halifax
58 days
134 days
Antigonish
135 days
66 days
Halifax
69 days
144 days
Halifax
124 days
92 days
Antigonish
169 days
50 days
Halifax
110 days
117 days
Halifax
65 days
170 days
Halifax
182 days
59 days
Halifax
141 days
118 days
Bridgewater
94 days
170 days
Middleton
77 days
197 days
Halifax
25 days
250 days
Halifax
99 days
247 days
Truro
196 days
155 days
Middleton
127 days
251 days
Sydney
252 days
129 days
Halifax
121 days
262 days
Halifax
48 days
416 days
Halifax
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16 days
Halifax
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