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 ?
1833 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
53 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1833 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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43 days
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)
29 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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20 days
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
Halifax
58 days
55 days
Antigonish
92 days
36 days
Halifax
162 days
71 days
Halifax
196 days
112 days
Halifax
3269 days
133 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
13 days
Antigonish
15 days
20 days
Halifax
21 days
16 days
Halifax
33 days
19 days
Halifax
109 days
15 days

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