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 ?
140 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
62 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
48 days
62 days
Halifax
79 days
47 days
Halifax
113 days
62 days
Halifax
160 days
62 days
Antigonish
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55 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
16 days
13 days
Halifax
28 days
15 days
Halifax
39 days
16 days
Halifax
44 days
14 days
Antigonish
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35 days

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