Veterinary Laser Surgery
What Is A Laser?
A laser is a device that generates an intense
beam of light that can cut, seal or vaporize tissue. Lasers have been
successfully used on humans for over 30 years. This knowledge gained in human
medicine is beneficial for your pets. Your pet's health is as important to us as
it is to you. Advances in veterinary medicine now allow us to offer laser
surgery as an exciting new option for safer, more comfortable treatment. In many
procedures, the laser can replace the scalpel and provide a better alternative
to traditional surgery.
The laser seals nerve endings as it "cuts".
As a result, your pet will experience less pain and be more comfortable post
The laser seals small blood vessels during
surgery. This speeds many procedures, reducing the time your pet needs to be
under anesthesia, which further reduces possible complications.
Laser energy does not crush, tear or bruise
tissue because the only thing that touches your pet is an invisible beam of
What Does This Mean For My Cat?
As the laser removes diseased tissue, it seals
the skin and reduces the amount of bacteria present.
The laser can remove unhealthy tissue while
minimizing adverse effects to healthy surrounding tissue.
Healing is rapid
and there is less post-operative discomfort and a better course of healing.
Laser Surgery Versatility
laser is ideal for a wide variety of surgical procedures for dogs, cats, birds,
reptiles, exotics, horses and other pets. Laser surgery is commonly used in
soft-tissue surgical procedures. Your veterinarian will be able to tell you if
your pet's procedure can benefit from laser surgery. Veterinary Laser Surgery has improved our capabilities by allowing us to
provide better pain management, less bleeding and a faster recovery time. This
means we can provide our clients and their pets with improved patient care and
cutting edge technology.
Common procedures include:
Spays & Neuters