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 ?
285 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
65 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
426 days
65 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
20 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
85 days
35 days
Glace Bay
106 days
52 days
Halifax
167 days
69 days
Halifax
366 days
73 days
Antigonish
---
55 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
27 days
13 days
Halifax
28 days
13 days
Halifax
37 days
20 days
Halifax
66 days
18 days
Antigonish
---
35 days

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.