Spot spacing and the ability to program laser power and pulse duration ensure excellent control and precision when applying laser energy. William E. Schultz, DVM, in the article, “Correcting mild entropion with a CO2 laser,” describes the amazing potential for VetScalpel lasers to coagulate the collagen fibers in the epidermis and dermis with the consequent shrinking of the skin, without bleeding or scarring.

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

Clinical Applications in Ophthalmology Laser Surgery

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

  • Keratectomy
  • Lacrimal punctotomy for epiphora
  • Mast cell tumors
  • Meibomian gland excision
  • Squamous cell carcinoma removal
  • Scleral corneal mass removal
  • And many more…

WHAT VETERINARIANS SAY

Carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers are used in oral surgery for precisely cutting or vaporizing soft tissue with hemostasis... tissue vaporization is more efficient with the CO2 laser than with other lasers... because of the direct absorption of this wavelength by water.

Jan Bellows, DVM
“Laser Use in Veterinary Dentistry”, Vet Clin Small Anim 32 (2002) 673-692., Elsevier Science, (USA)

Our new Aesculight laser is a big improvement in speed and power over our previous laser. I am very happy with its performance.

Sheri Morris, DVM
Willamette Valley Animal Hospital, Keizer, OR

...laser surgery offers better hemostasis and visibility, less post-operative swelling, and decreased post-operative pain. In certain procedures, better hemostasis and visibility will reduce overall surgical time. As more clients and owners become familiar with...

Timothy L. Holt, DVM and Fred A Mann, DVM, MS
oft Tissue Application of Lasers”, Vet Clin Small Anim 32 (2002) 569-599, Elsevier Science (USA)

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