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 ?
757 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
83 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
757 days
83 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)
28 days
34 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
69 days
43 days
Halifax
61 days
69 days
Halifax
85 days
79 days
Halifax
1783 days
90 days
Antigonish
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71 days
Glace Bay
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Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
14 days
Halifax
22 days
33 days
Halifax
20 days
37 days
Halifax
78 days
31 days
Antigonish
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38 days
Glace Bay
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Glace Bay
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