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 ?
461 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
75 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
461 days
81 days
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
22 days
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
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46 days
Halifax
120 days
62 days
Halifax
42 days
65 days
Halifax
2212 days
89 days
Halifax
133 days
130 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
15 days
13 days
Halifax
29 days
18 days
Halifax
28 days
20 days
Antigonish
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25 days
Halifax
21 days
31 days
Sydney
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