LASER SURGERY FOR YOUR PET
LASER TREATMENT AVAILABLE IN-OFFICE
LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of
Radiation. A LASER is a device which generates an intense beam of light.
The Carbon Dioxide Laser produces an invisible beam which heats and
vaporizes tissue almost instantaneously. That is done so precisely that
normal surrounding tissues are hardly affected.
Is LASER Surgery a New Technique?
No, LASERS have been used in surgery for
more than 20 years.
What is a LASER Used for?
There are many uses for LASERS. Several routine surgeries,
including spays and neuters can also be performed with the LASER.
The LASER works extremely well in declawing and the removal of many
tumors by reducing swelling, blood loss and pain.
Is the LASER like X-RAY?
No. There is no ionizing radiation present in the LASER.
Does It Hurt?
Studies report that there is less pain during and after LASER
surgery. Before using LASER, your veterinarian may choose to sedate
or anesthetize your pet.
What are the Advantages to LASER Treatment?
When using the LASER it is frequently possible to complete a
treatment in one visit which might otherwise require additional
visits or even hospitalization. The after-affects of treatments,
such as pain, swelling, and drainage, are usually much less.
Does Pregnancy preclude LASER Surgery?
No. In fact, the LASER allows some conditions, which could not
be safely treated in other ways, to be treated during your animal's
How do I care for the Treated Area?
Since the LASER is used to treat many different conditions in
many different areas of the body, your veterinarian will give you
instructions about the after-care for your pet's individual case.
The LASER seals nerve endings, reducing post-operative pain.
The LASER also seals lymphatic tissue, which reduces swelling. The
healing is more comfortable!
The LASER shrinks small blood vessels, considerably reducing
The LASER sterilizes as it lases, and does not touch the tissue.
SAVES TIME & MONEY
The LASER allows many procedures to be done under local
anesthesia. This may reduce the use of general anesthesia, thus
reducing the risk and possibly an overnight stay.
The LASER only destroys abnormal tissue and does not damage
normal tissue. It allows normal, gentle healing with little or no
Would you like to take your pet home knowing:
your pet had the procedure done with Laser and has less pain and
your pet had the procedure done with Laser which is very precise
your pet has a lot less bleeding and swelling is minimal
your pet had the procedure done with Laser and required fewer
sutures or eliminated sutures completely
your pet had the Laser procedure and healed faster and with less
The use of the Carbon Dioxide LASER largely replaces the scalpel in
our office. We take great pride in being the
first veterinary hospital in Delaware to use this LASER.
Acceptance of the LASER has been extremely high.
Our new Laser works safely and effectively with a reduction or
elimination of sutures, post-treatment pain, swelling and bleeding.
Many procedures can be done in our office while you wait, without
having to bring your pet back for surgery and an overnight stay. This
will save you a lot of time.
Our desire is to provide your pet the best health care in the
Seaford area, combining the latest advances in medical procedures with a
personal commitment to your pet's health.
Talk to a member of our staff about this safe and effective