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 ?
234 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
293 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
72 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
223 days
50 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
216 days
113 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
160 days
233 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
280 days
117 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
214 days
203 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
141 days
322 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
269 days
372 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
27 days
36 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
41 days
66 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
64 days
88 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
135 days
18 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
78 days
106 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
146 days
44 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
72 days
216 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
186 days
158 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
64 days
97 days
Bridgewater
83 days
110 days
Halifax
58 days
140 days
Halifax
106 days
101 days
Halifax
70 days
161 days
Yarmouth
246 days
50 days
Antigonish
219 days
78 days
Halifax
154 days
148 days
Halifax
147 days
203 days
Antigonish
236 days
115 days
Halifax
196 days
158 days
Bridgewater
139 days
228 days
Halifax
210 days
167 days
Glace Bay
283 days
97 days
Halifax
190 days
209 days
Halifax
350 days
55 days
Truro
215 days
201 days
Antigonish
286 days
133 days
Halifax
57 days
366 days
Halifax
307 days
120 days
Middleton
182 days
280 days
Middleton
182 days
327 days
Halifax
102 days
464 days
Halifax
356 days
282 days
Halifax
389 days
274 days
Halifax
305 days
402 days
Antigonish
772 days
307 days
Halifax
910 days
391 days
Halifax
1276 days
154 days
Halifax
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40 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
17 days
25 days
Amherst
28 days
36 days
Antigonish
17 days
50 days
Halifax
12 days
72 days
Halifax
38 days
61 days
Halifax
59 days
41 days
Halifax
36 days
70 days
Bridgewater
53 days
61 days
Halifax
74 days
43 days
Antigonish
82 days
57 days
Yarmouth
125 days
18 days
Glace Bay
95 days
49 days
Halifax
91 days
65 days
Halifax
137 days
27 days
Halifax
111 days
75 days
Halifax
57 days
134 days
Halifax
65 days
141 days
Antigonish
150 days
66 days
Halifax
107 days
110 days
Bridgewater
78 days
142 days
Halifax
24 days
238 days
Middleton
97 days
176 days
Halifax
246 days
49 days
Truro
190 days
154 days
Halifax
112 days
241 days
Middleton
132 days
237 days
Antigonish
207 days
201 days
Halifax
42 days
392 days
Halifax
226 days
228 days
Halifax
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15 days
Halifax
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