This BBC special features a flexible fiber CO2 laser surgery on a sea turtle. Large skin tumors caused by fibroma pillomatosis are excised with the laser beam. The video highlights the key points of the CO2 laser surgery, such as non-contact cutting (to prevent contaminating the wound) and excellent hemostasis.
VIDEO – BBC special on Sea Turtle Surgery with a Flexible Fiber CO2 Laser
What Veterinarians Are Saying
I was skeptical, but I love the laser now. It’s great. I use it every day.
WHY CHOSE LASER? The answer is simple. Patients that have laser surgery experience dramatically less pain than with conventional surgery. CO2 lasers seal the nerve endings. Without the “raw” severed nerve, the patient feels little pain or discomfort. These patients also have very little bleeding...
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