CO2 Laser

What Is A Laser?

The word “laser” is an acronym, which stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation.

A surgical laser, such as the CO2 laser, is a beam of light capable of removing unwanted tissue. , and treat cold sores and canker sores. The advantage to the operator includes a clean dry field that enhances visibility and reduce the procedure time. The patient benefits by minimal postoperative pain and swelling. 

Advantages of CO2 laser over cold steel surgical blade procedures:

  • Dry and bloodless surgery
  • Minimal postoperative swelling and scarring
  • Reduces bacteremia
  • Instant sterilization of the surgical site
  • Reduced mechanical trauma
  • Minimal postoperative pain