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 ?
248 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
224 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
223 days
197 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
35 days
105 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
348 days
60 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
247 days
237 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
193 days
307 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
95 days
141 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
194 days
234 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
266 days
73 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
185 days
154 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
14 days
38 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
207 days
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
71 days
78 days
Middleton
Soldiers Memorial Hospital
127 days
176 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
49 days
65 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
120 days
98 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
108 days
23 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
121 days
145 days
Halifax
101 days
142 days
Glace Bay
335 days
71 days
Halifax
61 days
62 days
Halifax
153 days
266 days
Halifax
85 days
42 days
Amherst
52 days
127 days
Halifax
166 days
587 days
Truro
192 days
187 days
Halifax
120 days
92 days
Halifax
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231 days
Halifax
228 days
211 days
Middleton
163 days
269 days
Halifax
42 days
126 days
Halifax
123 days
75 days
Yarmouth
219 days
171 days
Halifax
1323 days
321 days
Middleton
217 days
342 days
Glace Bay
401 days
99 days
Bridgewater
107 days
115 days
Halifax
104 days
127 days
Halifax
172 days
193 days
Halifax
126 days
135 days
Halifax
57 days
146 days
Halifax
289 days
184 days
Halifax
142 days
243 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
156 days
298 days
Halifax
288 days
84 days
Halifax
246 days
466 days
Antigonish
167 days
161 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
66 days
84 days
Halifax
47 days
62 days
Glace Bay
219 days
30 days
Halifax
19 days
20 days
Halifax
70 days
102 days
Halifax
31 days
20 days
Amherst
24 days
42 days
Halifax
7 days
101 days
Truro
142 days
134 days
Halifax
111 days
37 days
Halifax
---
37 days
Halifax
120 days
127 days
Middleton
126 days
162 days
Halifax
21 days
48 days
Halifax
66 days
28 days
Yarmouth
107 days
38 days
Halifax
101 days
146 days
Middleton
159 days
256 days
Glace Bay
163 days
26 days
Bridgewater
56 days
54 days
Halifax
79 days
53 days
Halifax
91 days
97 days
Halifax
115 days
44 days
Halifax
29 days
69 days
Halifax
185 days
92 days
Halifax
34 days
177 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
46 days
204 days
Halifax
221 days
37 days
Halifax
83 days
263 days
Antigonish
63 days
91 days

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