Pets


Flexible fiber CO2 laser—a definitive instrument for tongue surgery

laser tongue surgery bellows

By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP   |   April 2017

The ability of the CO2 laser to coagulate tissue during incision is especially valuable for tongue surgeries. See five clinical cases that exemplify the use of a flexible fiber CO2 laser for tongue surgeries.

VIDEO – Mucosal Squamous Papilloma in Canine Penis Surgery

Mucosal Squamous Papilloma Surgery

Watch a video of mucosal squamous papilloma in canine penis surgery performed by Drs. Jakub Kaczmarek and Ramon Almela of AniCura in München, Germany.

Excise keratoacanthomas with CO2 laser

laser Infundibular keratinizing removal

By Andrea Cannon, DVM   |   November 2016

Surgical excision using a scalpel is not practical as it requires longer anesthesia, wide excisions and sutures. Learn how an Aesculight CO2 laser may be used to excise numerous infundibular keratinizing acanthomas.

Use CO2 laser on gingival enlargement

laser gingival enlargement

By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP, and Elizabeth McMorran, DMV   |   October 2016

Laser gingivectomy allows precise removal of excess tissue and simultaneous hemostasis with less discomfort compared to use of a scalpel.

VIDEO – Elongated Soft Palate Laser Surgery

soft palete laser surgery

Frenchie, a female French bulldog, was presented with respiratory issues due to the brachycephalic syndrome. She had small nasal openings (stenotic nares) and an elongated soft palate.

Chronic feline stomatitis? Try extraction, CO2 laser

laser cat stomatitis

By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP   |   September 2016

We have used the Aesculight CO2 laser in most of our chronic stomatitis cases. The laser’s ease of use and efficacy have proven the benefit of Aesculight in hundreds of cases.

Use CO2 laser to excise trichoblastoma

trichoblastoma laser excision

By Christopher Winkler, DVM, DABLS   |   August 2016

The laser offered excellent hemostasis, and complete excision went without complication or damage to the underlying vessels. The removal of the mass was expected to be curative.

Comparison of the Influence of CO2-laser & Scalpel Skin Incisions on Surgical Wound Healing Process

co2 laser vs scalpel healing

By L. Miguel Carreira and Pedro Azevedo   |   June 2016

This study evaluates the influence of CO2 laser and scalpel skin incisions on the surgical wound healing process.

How New York vet learned to love lasers

how new york vet learned to love lasers

By Anya Glazkova, PhD   |   June 2016

In this interview, Dr. Winkler offers his view of the numerous clinical benefits of laser surgery and shares his journey toward becoming a laser veterinarian.

The Best Veterinary Surgical CO2 Laser Gets Even Better

aesculight laser

LightScalpel-Aesculight, LLC, the industry leader in veterinary surgical laser technology, is launching a newly upgraded CO2 laser flexible fiber with increased durability and improved ease of cleaning.

CO2 laser can treat many feline ailments

Cat Laser Surgery

By Gary D. Norsworthy, DVM, Dipl. ABVP   |   July 2016

See several examples of how CO2 lasers are used in cat surgeries. Examples include: lesions in difficult places, stenotic nares, entropion, and ceruminous gland adenomas.

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

goldfish laser surgery

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 […]