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 ?
1534 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
84 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1534 days
84 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)
32 days
20 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
Antigonish
55 days
40 days
Halifax
62 days
83 days
Halifax
107 days
53 days
Halifax
174 days
76 days
Halifax
1042 days
118 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
23 days
23 days
Halifax
19 days
28 days
Antigonish
19 days
29 days
Halifax
20 days
47 days
Halifax
75 days
26 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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23 days
Glace Bay
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