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 50% of people served within? 31days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 22days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 44
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 41
days
17
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- 54
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 574
days
64
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Jennifer Gao Antigonish --- 29
days
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 26
days
13
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 27
days
35
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 31
days
28
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 63
days
15
days

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Jennifer Gao Antigonish --- 64
days
Paul E Rafuse Halifax 64
days
95
days
Marcelo Nicolela Halifax 92
days
57
days
Brennan Eadie Halifax 137
days
125
days
Lesya Shuba Amherst 2176
days
64
days

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.