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 ?
2220 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
52 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
2267 days
52 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
35 days
17 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
66 days
111 days
Halifax
3269 days
132 days
Halifax
191 days
74 days
Halifax
97 days
107 days
Antigonish
50 days
40 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
18 days
14 days
Halifax
644 days
15 days
Halifax
22 days
20 days
Halifax
16 days
32 days
Antigonish
22 days
26 days

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