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 ?
1357 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
42 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1357 days
41 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
12 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
50 days
25 days
Glace Bay
58 days
82 days
Halifax
160 days
55 days
Halifax
2331 days
82 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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237 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
11 days
Glace Bay
21 days
27 days
Halifax
34 days
20 days
Halifax
96 days
19 days
Antigonish
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Glace Bay
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68 days

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