The health of your pet is as important to us as it is to you. We are pleased to offer this exciting option to traditional surgery. In many procedures the scalpel can be replaced with the laser.
How does a laser work?
Many surgeries can be performed with a carbon dioxide (CO2) laser which is the most advanced type of laser in the medical field. CO2 lasers produce an invisible beam that vaporizes the water normally found in skin and other soft tissue. The laser beam can be precisely controlled so it can remove or cut a small portion of tissue at one time while leaving the surrounding tissue unaffected.
Why laser surgery?
Less Pain - The laser seals nerve endings as it moves through tissue. Your pet will feel less pain after surgery. As the laser removes diseased tissue it also kills bacteria that causes infection.
Less Bleeding - The laser seals small blood vessels during surgery, resulting in less bleeding and quicker procedures.
Less Swelling - The laser does not crush, tear or bruise the tissue because there is no physical contact with the tissue. The healing process is rapid and there is less post-operative discomfort. Laser procedures heal differently than traditional surgery resulting in less trauma to your pet. This may shorten the time spent in the veterinary hospital.
Our doctors will be able to tell you if the procedure your pet needs can be performed with a laser. Many animal lovers see the laser as the most humane surgical option available. We pride ourselves on staying on the leading edge of technology and medicine, and educating our clients on the various levels of care available.