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 ?
898 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
78 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
16 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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32 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
52 days
41 days
Halifax
167 days
56 days
Halifax
174 days
68 days
Antigonish
334 days
48 days
Amherst
3352 days
68 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
12 days
13 days
Halifax
28 days
19 days
Antigonish
59 days
24 days
Halifax
106 days
16 days
Amherst
1091 days
20 days
Sydney
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