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 ?
356 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
401 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
388 days
82 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
317 days
207 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
255 days
278 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
260 days
295 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
286 days
279 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
476 days
106 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
211 days
433 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
366 days
485 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
48 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
151 days
64 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
92 days
196 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
108 days
198 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
232 days
118 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
75 days
342 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
224 days
215 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
252 days
221 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
73 days
28 days
Amherst
56 days
69 days
Middleton
107 days
60 days
Halifax
161 days
219 days
Antigonish
261 days
134 days
Antigonish
307 days
136 days
Halifax
268 days
178 days
Yarmouth
269 days
185 days
Amherst
224 days
231 days
Halifax
242 days
238 days
Bridgewater
255 days
228 days
Bridgewater
188 days
307 days
Sydney
344 days
161 days
Halifax
134 days
387 days
Middleton
132 days
400 days
Halifax
281 days
259 days
Halifax
169 days
372 days
Halifax
360 days
196 days
Glace Bay
425 days
143 days
Truro
299 days
274 days
Halifax
310 days
271 days
Halifax
256 days
332 days
Halifax
304 days
310 days
Glace Bay
359 days
259 days
Glace Bay
359 days
259 days
Halifax
239 days
410 days
Halifax
292 days
364 days
Middleton
244 days
426 days
Antigonish
525 days
169 days
Halifax
459 days
290 days
Halifax
225 days
553 days
Halifax
281 days
530 days
Halifax
1207 days
510 days
Halifax
1551 days
290 days
Halifax
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105 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
20 days
20 days
Amherst
30 days
28 days
Amherst
39 days
40 days
Middleton
70 days
38 days
Halifax
64 days
75 days
Antigonish
107 days
68 days
Halifax
123 days
53 days
Yarmouth
154 days
35 days
Bridgewater
86 days
109 days
Antigonish
137 days
64 days
Halifax
146 days
58 days
Halifax
104 days
109 days
Halifax
119 days
94 days
Halifax
108 days
125 days
Halifax
70 days
166 days
Halifax
134 days
102 days
Glace Bay
201 days
49 days
Sydney
135 days
127 days
Halifax
75 days
188 days
Glace Bay
253 days
34 days
Glace Bay
253 days
34 days
Antigonish
251 days
64 days
Halifax
33 days
294 days
Halifax
93 days
236 days
Halifax
73 days
259 days
Middleton
75 days
258 days
Bridgewater
103 days
232 days
Halifax
249 days
112 days
Halifax
63 days
315 days
Halifax
278 days
140 days
Truro
250 days
183 days
Middleton
127 days
321 days
Halifax
208 days
328 days
Halifax
60 days
482 days
Halifax
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14 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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