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 ?
184 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
92 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
184 days
92 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
24 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
38 days
65 days
Antigonish
63 days
46 days
Halifax
120 days
62 days
Halifax
160 days
139 days
Halifax
3179 days
83 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Halifax
25 days
20 days
Halifax
28 days
19 days
Halifax
40 days
20 days
Antigonish
35 days
28 days
Sydney
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