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Offering Laser Therapy and Laser Surgery Option
Hope Animal Hospital is now offering Laser Therapy and Laser surgery options
What is Laser Therapy?
Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to treat painful and debilitating conditions.
• Disc Disease
• Hip dysplasia
Laser Therapy is a painless treatment that last an average of 3 minutes. Your pet may experience a comfortable sensation at the point of application.
Please ask for details on how this innovative therapy can work for your pet's pain and inflammation
What is Laser Surgery?
It is using a laser which is an intense beam of light that allows precise and controlled cutting. Laser energy instantly vaporizes the water found in tissue, allowing it to "cut" or essentially remove an extremely small area of tissue. The energy seals nerve ending and blood vessels as it moves through the tissue, resulting in less bleeding, less pain and virtually no trauma to the surrounding tissue.
The Benifts are:
•Reduced Risk of Infection
In Many cases, laser surgery can be extremely beneficial over traditional surgery. Your veterinarian will discuss whether laser surgery is the best option for your pet.