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 ?
239 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
210 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
116 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
50 days
176 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
183 days
77 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
192 days
187 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
191 days
209 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
243 days
204 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
353 days
96 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
190 days
300 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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147 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
32 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
56 days
65 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
97 days
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
82 days
67 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
91 days
145 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
227 days
19 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
138 days
178 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
177 days
152 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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133 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
253 days
84 days
Halifax
106 days
121 days
Bridgewater
119 days
130 days
Halifax
118 days
86 days
Amherst
61 days
127 days
Halifax
101 days
153 days
Halifax
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420 days
Halifax
71 days
54 days
Halifax
115 days
83 days
Bridgewater
136 days
148 days
Halifax
69 days
126 days
Halifax
176 days
116 days
Halifax
248 days
587 days
Halifax
76 days
39 days
Middleton
225 days
342 days
Halifax
246 days
387 days
Truro
178 days
168 days
Halifax
280 days
135 days
Halifax
149 days
195 days
Antigonish
147 days
288 days
Glace Bay
342 days
79 days
Halifax
733 days
265 days
Antigonish
839 days
225 days
Halifax
228 days
288 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
147 days
160 days
Yarmouth
202 days
173 days
Halifax
245 days
197 days
Middleton
159 days
262 days
Halifax
142 days
236 days
Glace Bay
343 days
103 days
Halifax
102 days
150 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
57 days
30 days
Halifax
85 days
51 days
Bridgewater
73 days
63 days
Halifax
110 days
34 days
Amherst
24 days
47 days
Halifax
47 days
76 days
Halifax
---
55 days
Halifax
19 days
13 days
Halifax
58 days
34 days
Bridgewater
66 days
78 days
Halifax
22 days
55 days
Halifax
119 days
42 days
Halifax
36 days
175 days
Halifax
25 days
17 days
Middleton
155 days
263 days
Halifax
98 days
236 days
Truro
127 days
112 days
Halifax
158 days
57 days
Halifax
79 days
111 days
Antigonish
44 days
197 days
Glace Bay
225 days
35 days
Halifax
116 days
123 days
Antigonish
307 days
94 days
Halifax
85 days
104 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
42 days
78 days
Yarmouth
99 days
47 days
Halifax
164 days
105 days
Middleton
113 days
162 days
Halifax
34 days
148 days
Glace Bay
151 days
27 days
Halifax
33 days
70 days

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