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 ?
239 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
213 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
55 days
81 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
92 days
112 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
222 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
203 days
190 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
338 days
59 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
230 days
211 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
243 days
209 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
183 days
300 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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147 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
51 days
67 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
101 days
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
69 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
216 days
14 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
111 days
124 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
119 days
183 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
184 days
159 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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133 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
67 days
54 days
Halifax
107 days
42 days
Amherst
55 days
127 days
Halifax
70 days
130 days
Halifax
123 days
82 days
Halifax
120 days
86 days
Halifax
105 days
127 days
Bridgewater
115 days
129 days
Halifax
103 days
142 days
Halifax
93 days
155 days
Halifax
140 days
116 days
Bridgewater
132 days
152 days
Antigonish
154 days
160 days
Halifax
253 days
84 days
Halifax
166 days
194 days
Truro
188 days
175 days
Halifax
142 days
239 days
Yarmouth
214 days
171 days
Glace Bay
338 days
77 days
Middleton
160 days
267 days
Halifax
231 days
202 days
Antigonish
154 days
288 days
Halifax
283 days
170 days
Halifax
173 days
281 days
Glace Bay
357 days
108 days
Middleton
210 days
342 days
Halifax
254 days
421 days
Halifax
242 days
596 days
Halifax
791 days
274 days
Antigonish
870 days
225 days
Halifax
---
392 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
19 days
14 days
Halifax
29 days
20 days
Amherst
24 days
46 days
Halifax
19 days
54 days
Halifax
63 days
30 days
Halifax
32 days
70 days
Halifax
74 days
35 days
Halifax
51 days
69 days
Halifax
82 days
51 days
Bridgewater
71 days
62 days
Halifax
111 days
32 days
Bridgewater
65 days
78 days
Antigonish
46 days
98 days
Yarmouth
105 days
46 days
Halifax
118 days
43 days
Halifax
15 days
149 days
Halifax
72 days
108 days
Halifax
78 days
104 days
Glace Bay
161 days
26 days
Halifax
35 days
167 days
Halifax
163 days
61 days
Antigonish
44 days
197 days
Halifax
109 days
134 days
Truro
128 days
119 days
Glace Bay
223 days
28 days
Halifax
150 days
113 days
Middleton
116 days
160 days
Halifax
104 days
242 days
Middleton
156 days
258 days
Antigonish
320 days
94 days
Halifax
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50 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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