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 ?
218 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
262 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
82 days
91 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
97 days
172 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
274 days
51 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
216 days
182 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
282 days
131 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
161 days
302 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
332 days
201 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
260 days
292 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
57 days
36 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
105 days
16 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
90 days
56 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
60 days
102 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
68 days
111 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
204 days
92 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
111 days
197 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
205 days
145 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
95 days
80 days
Halifax
70 days
122 days
Halifax
58 days
140 days
Bridgewater
94 days
110 days
Amherst
65 days
139 days
Halifax
155 days
81 days
Halifax
109 days
140 days
Halifax
144 days
131 days
Halifax
123 days
155 days
Bridgewater
102 days
183 days
Yarmouth
221 days
64 days
Halifax
175 days
160 days
Halifax
87 days
289 days
Halifax
302 days
84 days
Antigonish
228 days
162 days
Halifax
185 days
215 days
Truro
210 days
194 days
Glace Bay
317 days
91 days
Middleton
171 days
274 days
Halifax
269 days
241 days
Middleton
196 days
334 days
Halifax
293 days
315 days
Antigonish
365 days
292 days
Halifax
81 days
587 days
Halifax
166 days
529 days
Halifax
1125 days
97 days
Halifax
908 days
333 days
Halifax
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13 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Glace Bay
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8 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
31 days
37 days
Halifax
44 days
28 days
Halifax
35 days
40 days
Halifax
34 days
48 days
Halifax
29 days
64 days
Halifax
65 days
35 days
Bridgewater
53 days
53 days
Halifax
11 days
113 days
Yarmouth
107 days
24 days
Halifax
80 days
69 days
Halifax
58 days
106 days
Bridgewater
73 days
106 days
Halifax
111 days
71 days
Halifax
106 days
101 days
Antigonish
119 days
95 days
Halifax
27 days
194 days
Halifax
82 days
140 days
Halifax
211 days
13 days
Glace Bay
184 days
48 days
Antigonish
53 days
197 days
Halifax
246 days
42 days
Middleton
119 days
169 days
Halifax
99 days
205 days
Truro
183 days
147 days
Middleton
139 days
237 days
Halifax
217 days
170 days
Halifax
52 days
340 days
Halifax
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6 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Glace Bay
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7 days

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