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Government provides funding for additional out-of-hospital cataract procedures


To reduce wait times and improve access to cataract surgery, the provincial government is providing funding for an additional 1,500 out-of-hospital cataract procedures.


These new surgeries will be allocated across the province amongst the three non-hospital designated facilities. There are two facilities in the eastern zone and one in the western zone.


COVID-19 had a negative impact on cataract surgery wait times and there is currently a backlog.


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