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Dermatology

Cat Laser Surgery

CO2 laser can treat many feline ailments

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.

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acral lick granulomas

Using CO2 laser on 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.

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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.

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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.

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co2 laser surgery standard of care

CO2 laser Surgery: Standard of Care

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.

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co2 surgical laser for equine veterinarians

CO2 Surgical Laser for Equine Veterinarians

By Robert Fleck, DVM | September 2012

I have been using lasers (CO2 and diode) in my equine-only practice for the last six years. I have discovered many uses that have immensely expanded my surgical and therapeutic capabilities.

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