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Dr. Christopher Winkler

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All in a day’s work: CO2 surgical lasers for multiple procedures

By Christopher J. Winkler, DVM, DABLS, VMLSO | June 2019

In my practice, I’m often asked by clients if I might get multiple things done in a single procedure. In patients like Winston, who presented for neuter, the opportunity to prevent worsening of both brachycephalic airway syndrome (BAS) and a left third-eyelid gland prolapse should certainly be communicated and encouraged to the client.

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CO2 laser excision of a bladder mass

By Christopher Winkler, DVM, DABLS | May 2017

A CO2 laser cauterizes blood vessels up to 0.5 millimeters in diameter as it incises, allowing excellent visualization of the tissues as the surgery proceeds. The precise incision and hemostasis control the laser provides are especially valuable when care must be taken to watch out for and preserve delicate structures.

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