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 ?
699 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
57 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
699 days
61 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)
35 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
41 days
Halifax
55 days
33 days
Halifax
185 days
76 days
Halifax
2729 days
67 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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237 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
12 days
Halifax
22 days
8 days
Halifax
36 days
23 days
Halifax
89 days
20 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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30 days

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