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 ?
288 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)
288 days
83 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
36 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
69 days
41 days
Halifax
52 days
68 days
Halifax
118 days
76 days
Halifax
2616 days
69 days
Antigonish
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67 days
Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
11 days
Halifax
20 days
15 days
Halifax
27 days
30 days
Halifax
86 days
26 days
Antigonish
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33 days
Glace Bay
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