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 ?
191 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
98 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
191 days
98 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)
32 days
32 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
Antigonish
55 days
40 days
Halifax
112 days
55 days
Halifax
174 days
77 days
Halifax
70 days
85 days
Halifax
1344 days
125 days
Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
25 days
23 days
Halifax
23 days
27 days
Halifax
77 days
28 days
Antigonish
22 days
33 days
Halifax
20 days
51 days
Glace Bay
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