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 ?
214 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
63 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
214 days
63 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
25 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
94 days
49 days
Halifax
70 days
75 days
Halifax
84 days
79 days
Halifax
1042 days
113 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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36 days
Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
22 days
Halifax
17 days
32 days
Halifax
21 days
40 days
Halifax
77 days
29 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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29 days
Glace Bay
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