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 ?
442 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
72 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
39 days
25 days
Halifax
49 days
28 days
Halifax
200 days
70 days
Halifax
2616 days
68 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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82 days
Glace Bay
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237 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
11 days
Halifax
22 days
8 days
Halifax
38 days
22 days
Halifax
80 days
19 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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19 days
Glace Bay
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62 days

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