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 ?
214 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
70 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Glace Bay
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36 days
Halifax
107 days
53 days
Halifax
132 days
76 days
Halifax
70 days
82 days
Halifax
896 days
118 days
Antigonish
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
20 days
22 days
Glace Bay
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25 days
Halifax
20 days
31 days
Halifax
76 days
33 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Antigonish
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