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 ?
2989 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
75 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
3054 days
75 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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70 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
39 days
34 days
Halifax
167 days
50 days
Halifax
174 days
69 days
Antigonish
376 days
61 days
Amherst
3285 days
63 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
9 days
Halifax
29 days
20 days
Halifax
80 days
19 days
Antigonish
128 days
20 days
Amherst
184 days
19 days

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