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 ?
397 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
113 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
397 days
111 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
53 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
56 days
40 days
Halifax
70 days
77 days
Halifax
73 days
88 days
Halifax
112 days
60 days
Halifax
1534 days
125 days
Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
17 days
55 days
Halifax
21 days
26 days
Halifax
25 days
22 days
Antigonish
26 days
26 days
Halifax
80 days
27 days
Glace Bay
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