Case Studies

advantages of co2 laser mastectomy

Advantages of CO2 laser mastectomy

By Masahiro Seki, DVM, DABLS | July 2014

The use of the CO2 laser in mastectomy surgery allows the veterinarian to prevent some potential complications. The hemostatic capacity of the laser helps maintain intra-operative visualization of the surgical site and shortens the surgery time by reducing bleeding and the time spent on maintaining the site blood-free.

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open their mouths and open your eyes

Open their mouths and open your eyes

By Noel Berger, DVM, MS, DABLS | June 2014

The mouth is a highly vascularized and innervated orifice. With some basic exploratory skills any practitioner can have a zesty taste of the rewards earned by discovering success in oral surgery using a CO2 laser.

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correcting mild entropion with a co2 laser

Correcting mild entropion with a CO2 laser

By William E. Schultz, DVM | May 2014

Entropion is a condition in which the eyelid rolls medially and contacts the cornea, causing epiphora and, in some cases, mild to severe corneal damage. Find out how it can be treated by Aesculight lasers.

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co2 laser excision of skin tumors

CO2 laser excision of skin tumors

By David D. Duclos, DVM, Dipl. ACVD | March 2014

The CO2 laser gives the surgeon the opportunity to make smaller, precise incisions from which to remove tumors with enough skin preserved to close the incision without grafting or significant movement restriction in the patient.

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co2 laser gingivoplasty for orthodontic care

CO2 Laser Gingivoplasty for Orthodontic Care

By Jan Bellows, DVM, Dipl. AVDC, ABVP, and Elizabeth McMorran, DVM | February 2014

The use of the CO2 laser for gingivectomy proved to be beneficial. The laser minimized the bleeding, providing a clean, dry surgical site and no closure was required.

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co2 lasers in management of neoplasia

CO2 Lasers In Management of Neoplasia

By Pamela Doskey, DVM | December 2013

The majority of our clients consider their pets part of the family. These clients want to pursue any reasonable option available to increase the quality and quantity of time that they can spend with their loved ones.

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fibrosarcoma in a goldfish treated with co2 laser

Fibrosarcoma in a goldfish treated with CO2 laser

By Jacques-Marie Leclerc, DVM | November 2013

Romeo, a 5-year-old goldfish who lives alone in a 20-liter aquarium, was brought in for a consultation regarding a mass located close to the distal part of the dorsal fin. The mass had been evolving for a few weeks, during which there were no noted changes in Romeo’s behavior.

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laser stenotic nares results

CO2 Laser Allows Bloodless Repair of Stenotic Nares

By Daniel M. Core, DVM | October 2013

Stenotic nares are a key component of brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome. Elective surgical intervention at an early age can minimize and sometimes completely eliminate clinical signs of BOAS. CO2 laser surgical correction of stenotic nares is simple and easy and yields a very gratifying cosmetic result.

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co2 laser assisted castration

CO2 Laser–Assisted Castration

By William E. Schultz, DVM | September 2013

The surgical CO2 laser allows for an almost completely bloodless surgical castration procedure with a rapid and uneventful recovery.

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