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 ?
1121 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
83 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1121 days
95 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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48 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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30 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
42 days
37 days
Halifax
127 days
62 days
Halifax
174 days
68 days
Antigonish
334 days
46 days
Amherst
3354 days
74 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
11 days
13 days
Halifax
27 days
20 days
Antigonish
63 days
24 days
Halifax
104 days
16 days
Amherst
1175 days
20 days
Sydney
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