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 ?
701 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
86 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
701 days
86 days
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)
51 days
40 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
75 days
49 days
Halifax
70 days
75 days
Halifax
85 days
77 days
Halifax
922 days
117 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
22 days
20 days
Halifax
23 days
34 days
Halifax
23 days
35 days
Halifax
75 days
27 days
Antigonish
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50 days
Glace Bay
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