Glaucoma (Eye Pressure Lowering Surgery)

Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery treats glaucoma by reducing eye pressure. Glaucoma can lead to damage of the optic nerve, often due to increased pressure in the eye.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
233 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
56 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
233 days
56 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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41 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
16 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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26 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
65 days
32 days
Glace Bay
56 days
52 days
Halifax
160 days
61 days
Halifax
426 days
109 days
Antigonish
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
28 days
13 days
Glace Bay
24 days
18 days
Halifax
33 days
20 days
Halifax
75 days
19 days
Antigonish
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