Janine Sagris Dismukes, DVM, a laser surgeon, has shared her clinical case with us. Thank you, Dr. Dismukes!

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Figure 1: Cherokee, a 2-year-old male Irish setter presented for intermediate congenital entropion of the left bottom lid. It was decided to surgically correct the entropion with the Aesculight CO2 laser.

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Figure 2: Intra-operative view. A narrow shallow crescent of skin was excised from the lower lid with the Aesculight laser set to 16 watts SuperPulse. Note complete lack of bleeding.

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Figure 3: Immediately post-operative view. The wound was sutured. Note minimal swelling. During the same visit neuter was performed along with the entropion correction. Both procedures took 45 minutes to complete.

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Figure 4:  Follow-up visit at 1 month after the surgery. Perfect healing without scarring.

To ask Dr. Janine Sagris Dismukes questions, call (919) 789-1109, email  [email protected]  or visit her website www.mobilelaservet.com/


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