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 50% of people served within? 29days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 22days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 29
days
21
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 27
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital --- ---

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 135
days
74
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 75
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital --- ---

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 25
days
13
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 30
days
33
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 25
days
43
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 57
days
16
days
Jennifer Gao Antigonish --- 29
days
Saqib Utman Sydney --- ---

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 92
days
62
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 61
days
97
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 137
days
125
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 2098
days
70
days
Jennifer Gao Antigonish --- 64
days
Saqib Utman Sydney --- ---

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.