Dermatology


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 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.

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.

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.

VIDEO – Equine Melanoma Treatment with Laser

equine melanoma laser surgery video

Video of equine melanoma treatment using an Aesculight veterinary surgical laser. Equine veterinarians that use diode laser to remove sarcoids and tumors are amazed by Aesculight laser speed, precision, tissue control and wound healing.

Using CO2 laser on acral lick granulomas

acral lick granulomas

By Ray Arza, DVM   |   April 2016

A CO2 laser provides precise control, less trauma to tissue, virtually no bleeding intraoperatively, and laser energy effectively kills bacteria at the surgical site, thus reducing the risk of infection.

Using CO2 lasers in small animal practice

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By Christopher Winkler, DVM, DABLS   |   November 2015

I implemented carbon dioxide laser surgery into my practice in 2010 and have never regretted the decision. I find laser surgery to have many advantages.

Surgical CO2 laser in the small animal mobile practice

surgical co2 laser in the small animal mobile practice

By Janine S. Dismukes, DVM   |   August 2015

Dr. Dismukes tells her story of becoming a laser veterinarian, the advantages of Aesculight CO2 laser surgery, and she provides five clinical case examples.

Canine fibroadnexal hamartomas treated by CO2 laser excision

canine fibroadnexal hamartomas treated by laser excision

By David D. Duclos, DVM, Dipl. ACVD   |   June 2015

Dr. Duclos used a CO2 laser to save the claws of a dog by removing only the fibroadnexal hamartomas tumors and left as much of the normal skin as possible, allowing closure of the surgical site.

The utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

the utility of carbon dioxide laser in oncological surgery

By F. A. (Tony) Mann, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVECC   |   April 2015

Surgery has multiple roles to play in oncology, including prevention, diagnosis, palliation, and cure, either alone or as an adjunct to other oncological therapies. The carbon dioxide laser can be a handy surgical tool to perform these roles.

VIDEO – Tongue & Skin Tags Removed Using Aesculight Veterinary CO2 Surgical Laser

tongue and skin tags removed using vet laser

Skin Tags are a common annoyance for humans and they also afflict our pets. See how quickly and easily they can be removed using the Aesculight Veterinary CO2 Surgical Laser in this video filmed in Denmark by Steve Nielsen during a demonstration at Eickenmeyer Veterinary Clinic

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.