Aesculight laser surgery has recently been featured on Animal Planet’s “Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet” TV show. Below are some video clips of Dee Thornell, DVM, performing soft-tissue laser surgery using an Aesculight surgical laser.
Large Oral Tumor Laser Excision
Amigo the dog hasn’t eaten and his owner noticed something on his tongue. Dr. Dee and Nicole are amazed by what they discover inside Amigo’s mouth.
Dee Thornell, DVM, excises a very large oral tumor from a dog using an Aesculight veterinary surgical laser. While performing the surgery, Dr. Dee notes the laser’s ability to cauterize, allowing for improved visibility of the surgical field.
Laser Soft Palate Repair
With bad breath and awful snoring to boot, Lettie the dog, goes into to surgery correct her issues.
Dee Thornell, DVM, performs soft palate repair on a dog using an Aesculight veterinary surgical laser. During the video clip, Dr. Dee notes the laser’s ability to cauterize and cut simultaneously, helping to reduce bleeding.
About Dee Thornell, DVM
Dr. Dee is a veterinarian and owner of Animal House Veterinary Hospital in Fairbanks, AK. She has been practicing veterinary medicine in Alaska for over 25 years and was the first veterinarian from Alaska to have her own reality television show. Her show, “Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet” first aired November 7th, 2015 on the TV channel Animal Planet.