As Donald Edwards, DVM pointed out, there were no complaints about laser fees after they started offering laser surgery in their veterinary hospital:
“Depending on the complexity of the procedure, the laser surgery fee would vary from $45 to $150+. I make sure to itemize out the revenue from laser surgery to make sure that I do make a profit with my machine. Not one complaint about laser fees. In fact, our clients want laser surgery! We even offer it on spays and neuters – an extra $45 – we get about 90% compliance on that.”
Jay Thrush, DVM from Brandon Hills Veterinary Clinic (Brandon, Maniotba, Canada) states that when the Aesculight laser technology was introduced to their clinic, the learning process was so rewarding and the profits were so impressive, that they only offer laser surgery now:
“…We used the laser on everything we could for the first month (January) to get used to using the laser… we have been so pleased with the results … The use of the laser is not an “option” for our clients – it is now our standard of care. For the month of February, our additional revenue from the laser was just under $3300… Our only regret is that we didn’t bring a laser into the practice sooner!”
Kevin Erickson, DVM, from Kulshan Veterinary Hospital in Lynden, Washington, succinctly said the following about their Aesculight laser system:
“We paid off our laser in a little more than a year, which is better than any other piece of equipment we ever bought.”
All of the above brings on to the logical conclusion, that the Aesculight CO2 laser can have a significant financial impact on your veterinary practice.