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 ?
1890 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
35 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
2384 days
35 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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29 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
59 days
14 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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11 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
50 days
37 days
Halifax
174 days
36 days
Halifax
174 days
47 days
Antigonish
334 days
36 days
Halifax
3175 days
53 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
9 days
Halifax
29 days
19 days
Antigonish
35 days
20 days
Halifax
55 days
18 days
Halifax
103 days
15 days

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