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 ?
1364 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
83 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1364 days
83 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

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

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
107 days
53 days
Antigonish
55 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
1042 days
117 days
Halifax
85 days
77 days
Glace Bay
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36 days
Halifax
62 days
85 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
22 days
Antigonish
22 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
81 days
27 days
Halifax
18 days
29 days
Glace Bay
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23 days
Halifax
20 days
43 days

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