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 ?
2898 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
217 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
35 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
2956 days
230 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
50 days
40 days
Halifax
55 days
77 days
Halifax
97 days
102 days
Halifax
143 days
83 days
Halifax
2956 days
138 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
17 days
20 days
Halifax
22 days
23 days
Antigonish
22 days
26 days
Halifax
15 days
48 days
Halifax
266 days
19 days
Sydney
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