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 ?
1491 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
60 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1491 days
60 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
191 days
103 days
Antigonish
43 days
40 days
Halifax
3285 days
180 days
Halifax
66 days
91 days
Halifax
149 days
108 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
29 days
20 days
Antigonish
15 days
26 days
Halifax
158 days
14 days
Halifax
18 days
13 days
Halifax
18 days
19 days

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