Exotics


VIDEO – Turtles in Trouble – Prepping for Laser Surgery

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Dr. Sue Chen of the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, is presented with two green sea turtles covered with tumors caused by the fabropapilloma-associated turtle herpesvirus.

Article Summary – Family turns to laser surgery to treat ailing goldfish

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Here is another life-saving CO2 laser surgery on a goldfish. Family turns to veterinary laser surgery to treat ailing goldfish By Carly Q. Romalino – Published December 14, 2016 in USA Today Article Summary Winston, an 11-inch fantail goldfish had a quarter-sized tumor removed by Colin McDermott, VMD, of Mount Laurel Animal Hospital using an Aesculight […]

Photos from the Sea Turtle Laser Surgery Lecture & Hands-On Lab

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PAST EVENT   |   Posted: December 7, 2016

See photos for this event held on December 3rd and 4th at The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, FL. This was a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn more about sea turtles and CO2 laser surgery.

The Turtle Hospital Sea Turtle Laser Surgery Lecture & Lab – Dec 3-4

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PAST EVENT   |   Posted: November 16, 2016

Join Aesculight December 3rd and 4th, 2016 at The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, FL for a hands on lab and lecture about sea turtle laser surgery.

Treating sea turtle fibropapillomatosis with CO2 laser surgery

treating sea turtle fibropapillomatosis with co2 laser surgery

By Anya Glazkova, PhD   |   July 2015

Lucké, a debilitated juvenile green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) found stranded in Volusia County, Florida, was taken to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island. His body, including the right eye, was covered in multiple tumors.

CO2 lasers hit the mark in small places, even ferrets

co2 lasers hit the mark in small places even ferrets

By Pamela Doskey, DVM   |   November 2014

Surgical case involving a ferret with numerous neoplastic lesions that were surgically managed using the laser. Aesculight Flexible Waveguide Surgical CO2 lasers help us achieve more precise results with less blood loss, less tissue trauma and therefore less pain and inflammation.

CO2 laser applications for exotics

co2 laser applications for exotics

By Ed Gilsleider, DVM   |   September 2014

In my practice a flexible fiber CO2 surgical laser is used daily. Whether for dermal neoplasia, any soft tissue surgery, laparotomies or orthopedics, I request its use. Learn about the many clinical benefits of CO2 lasers in exotic for veterinary practices.

VIDEO – Fibrosarcoma in a Goldfish Treated with Aesculight CO2 laser

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Our goldfish surgery story was pretty popular so we made a short highlight video. If tumors can be removed this cleanly from a tiny goldfish, imagine how well this laser works in removing them from cats, dogs, horses, etc! The complete goldfish story can be found here. If you would like a laser demo laser […]

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.

CO2 laser Surgery: Standard of Care

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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.

VIDEO – Saving a Sea Turtle

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Watch this Short Video of a Papilloma Being Removed From a 125lb Sea Turtle In Florida Using a CO2 Veterinary Surgical Laser Turtle papillomavirus is a significant threat to the sea turtle population and it stimulates the growth of papillomas. Some are mild; many are severe. They can be large or small and can occur […]