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 ?
212 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
219 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
153 days
56 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
52 days
159 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
111 days
120 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
183 days
175 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
173 days
216 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
224 days
220 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
347 days
114 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
190 days
326 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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218 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
28 days
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
68 days
71 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
99 days
42 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
73 days
71 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
192 days
25 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
73 days
153 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
170 days
140 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
140 days
190 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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208 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
68 days
26 days
Halifax
62 days
34 days
Halifax
118 days
59 days
Amherst
62 days
127 days
Halifax
70 days
131 days
Halifax
119 days
83 days
Halifax
57 days
155 days
Halifax
117 days
115 days
Halifax
102 days
144 days
Bridgewater
123 days
152 days
Bridgewater
136 days
148 days
Antigonish
136 days
160 days
Halifax
188 days
120 days
Halifax
216 days
96 days
Truro
172 days
159 days
Halifax
149 days
193 days
Halifax
124 days
233 days
Yarmouth
191 days
174 days
New Glasgow
167 days
211 days
Antigonish
96 days
292 days
Halifax
271 days
121 days
Middleton
160 days
260 days
Glace Bay
342 days
89 days
Glace Bay
328 days
104 days
Halifax
250 days
190 days
Halifax
219 days
293 days
Middleton
225 days
344 days
Halifax
257 days
366 days
Glace Bay
481 days
235 days
Halifax
286 days
527 days
Halifax
686 days
253 days
Antigonish
870 days
225 days
Halifax
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392 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
12 days
Halifax
19 days
13 days
Amherst
24 days
46 days
Halifax
50 days
30 days
Halifax
58 days
33 days
Halifax
29 days
63 days
Halifax
37 days
73 days
Antigonish
40 days
71 days
Halifax
89 days
27 days
Halifax
38 days
90 days
Halifax
89 days
50 days
Bridgewater
67 days
78 days
Yarmouth
97 days
49 days
Bridgewater
78 days
69 days
Halifax
123 days
43 days
Halifax
35 days
139 days
Glace Bay
151 days
27 days
Halifax
79 days
112 days
Halifax
147 days
51 days
Halifax
84 days
122 days
Truro
123 days
105 days
Halifax
115 days
121 days
Antigonish
40 days
197 days
Halifax
33 days
214 days
Glace Bay
232 days
39 days
Halifax
174 days
97 days
Middleton
112 days
162 days
New Glasgow
128 days
166 days
Halifax
106 days
226 days
Glace Bay
237 days
104 days
Antigonish
292 days
95 days
Middleton
132 days
258 days
Halifax
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55 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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