In most dermatologic surgical procedures using CO2 lasers, no sutures are required and no post-operative care is needed. The patients don’t bother the lesions because the nerve endings are sealed by the CO2 laser, and thus little to no pain is present after the surgery. The advantages of minimal hemorrhage, precise control of how much tissue to remove, and minimal postoperative swelling make the CO2 laser an invaluable tool in veterinary dermatology.

VetScalpel laser products are successfully used for incision, excision, vaporization, ablation, and coagulation of soft tissue in many veterinary dermatology surgical procedures.

Clinical Applications in Laser Dermatology

VetScalpel veterinary surgical lasers are the appropriate tool for performing a number of dermatology laser surgery procedures including:

WHAT VETERINARIANS SAY

You know what the problem is with this laser?

The one or two times a year I want to use a scalpel, we cannot find one!

John Schnarr, DVM
Irvington Pet Clinic, Indianapolis, IN

The carbon dioxide laser is a very effective tool for treating diseases of the perianal region. The skin of the perianal region is thin and sensitive… the laser offers a “no-touch” method of excising these lesions, which helps to decrease post-operative discomfort...

Bert A. Shelley, DVM, MS
“Use of the Carbon Dioxide Laser for Perianal and Rectal Surgery”, Vet Clin Small Anim 32 (2002) 621-637, Elsevier Science (USA)

I have been using my [Luxar] laser for all my surgeries for, I believe, 2 decades.

I had a problem recently and phoned in this morning and talked to Chris. I was so impressed with his cheerful, knowledgeable help that I wanted to let you know. Chris was able to...

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