CO2 Surgical Laser Used in Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BOAS) Corrective Surgeries – Article Review

    The CO2 laser has many benefits over other surgical modalities for procedures mentioned in the article “Corrective Surgery: Dogs with Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome” by Dena Lodato, DVM, MS, and John Mauterer, DVM, Dipl. ACVS. Read the full article here.

    Stenotic Nares Procedure

    Watch a video of the Stenotic Nares procedure using an Aesculight CO2 laser and the Wedge Technique.

    Elongated Soft Palate

    Watch a video of an elongated soft palate resection using an Aesculight CO2 laser by Destiny Prezzano, DVM.

    Everted Laryngeal Saccules

    In the excision of everted laryngeal saccules, if used properly, the CO2 laser is superior to electrocautery and hot-tip diode. The CO2 laser can control hemorrhage and does not overheat adjacent tissue.

    Everted Palatine Tonsils

    Watch a tonsillectomy performed using an Aesculight CO2 laser by Noel Berger, DVM.