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 ?
200 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
227 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
190 days
63 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
302 days
110 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
52 days
138 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
132 days
148 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
164 days
166 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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211 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
167 days
223 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
225 days
235 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
196 days
328 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
116 days
38 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
143 days
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
81 days
70 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
76 days
78 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
85 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
144 days
134 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
70 days
156 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
143 days
190 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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197 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
81 days
25 days
Halifax
36 days
32 days
Halifax
119 days
59 days
Halifax
123 days
82 days
Glace Bay
335 days
89 days
Halifax
173 days
96 days
Halifax
264 days
107 days
Glace Bay
323 days
108 days
Halifax
126 days
112 days
Halifax
189 days
116 days
Amherst
62 days
127 days
Halifax
77 days
130 days
Halifax
104 days
150 days
Bridgewater
138 days
152 days
Halifax
57 days
155 days
Truro
149 days
155 days
Antigonish
133 days
156 days
Bridgewater
123 days
172 days
Yarmouth
196 days
175 days
Halifax
253 days
188 days
Halifax
149 days
195 days
New Glasgow
167 days
211 days
Glace Bay
481 days
216 days
Antigonish
1259 days
226 days
Halifax
124 days
233 days
Halifax
571 days
242 days
Middleton
159 days
260 days
Halifax
219 days
294 days
Antigonish
96 days
296 days
Middleton
262 days
342 days
Halifax
246 days
368 days
Halifax
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420 days
Halifax
362 days
508 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
23 days
12 days
Halifax
16 days
14 days
Glace Bay
165 days
27 days
Halifax
70 days
27 days
Halifax
47 days
29 days
Halifax
55 days
32 days
Halifax
124 days
43 days
Glace Bay
204 days
46 days
Amherst
23 days
47 days
Halifax
138 days
48 days
Halifax
90 days
49 days
Yarmouth
98 days
62 days
Antigonish
40 days
64 days
Halifax
30 days
65 days
Halifax
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69 days
Halifax
39 days
74 days
Bridgewater
83 days
75 days
Bridgewater
70 days
76 days
Halifax
176 days
89 days
Halifax
28 days
90 days
Truro
120 days
103 days
Antigonish
284 days
105 days
Glace Bay
237 days
110 days
Halifax
115 days
111 days
Halifax
72 days
118 days
Halifax
84 days
127 days
Halifax
34 days
127 days
Middleton
107 days
160 days
Halifax
21 days
165 days
New Glasgow
125 days
166 days
Antigonish
42 days
202 days
Halifax
104 days
223 days
Middleton
124 days
256 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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