What is Equine Sarcoids? A sarcoid is a tumor and one of the most common types of skin masses found on horses, donkeys and mules. It is usually benign, but can be locally invasive. Removing Equine Sarcoids with an Aesculight CO2 Laser The Aesculight veterinary laser can be used to easily vaporize equine sarcoids. Aesculight’s […]
People who work here, at Aesculight, strongly believe in the clinical advantages of our surgical laser. Tracy Stein, our marketing communications and events coordinator, had one of her 7 (!) horses treated with the Aesculight laser. In 2011, Easy Strike (“Teddy”) suffered from a canker in the central sulcus of the frog (on his left […]
By John C. Godbold Jr., DVM | March 2012
CO2 lasers have become a standard of care in veterinary surgery. Delivering the ideal wavelength (10.6 µm) for all soft tissue surgery, CO2 lasers provide increased precision and result in reduced hemorrhage, swelling, pain and tissue trauma. CO2 lasers also facilitate many laser-improved and laser-specific procedures.