Here at Heart River Animal Hospital, we are proud to offer laser surgery.
Laser surgery uses a beam of a certain wavelength of light to cut tissue instead of using a scalpel blade. Because our surgeons are highly skilled, they can control the amount of light used, which gives them extreme surgical precision.
Many owners wonder why laser surgery is a good idea. There are many benefits. Patients suffer from less pain after surgery. There is less bleeding because the laser seals the blood vessels as they are cut. The risk of infection is reduced when a laser is used instead of a scalpel.
There is less postoperative swelling because there is less trauma to the tissues, and therefore less pain.
There is less bleeding because we also cauterize the ends as we cut with the laser. There is less infection because the laser beam heats up the tissues and destroys any bacteria that may be present.
We use the surgical laser for all of our soft tissue procedures. These include routine surgeries like spays and neuters as well as more complex surgeries like tumor removals, eyelid surgery and abdominal surgeries.
Our surgeons are highly skilled at laser surgery, offering only the most up-to-date procedures for our patients. It is our goal to ensure that our patients thrive after surgery with minimal post-operative complications.
If you want to learn more about laser surgery, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (701) 663-0123.