Laser surgery is a part of our new age technology used here at Phenix Animal Hospital. The laser, also known as "The Light Scalpel" replaces the traditional scalpel. The difference is amazing and very significant. It cauterizes the skin as it cuts, sealing nerve endings and small blood vessels as it moves through the tissue. The end result is less bleeding and less pain at the incision sight. The use of the laser is optional in some procedures, but some procedures Dr. Mitchell will not perform without using the laser. It truly does make a significant difference in hemorrhage control and post-op pain. We highly recommend it be used where ever and whenever possible.