This episode features Dr. Peter Vitruk, the founder and developer of the Light Scalpel CO2 laser. Dr. Vitruk expertly discusses what a laser is, how it works, the differences types of lasers, and why choosing the right type of laser for your task is important for safety and efficiency.
Terms such as coagulation, vaporization and margins are clarified for us, explaining the advantages of the CO2 laser for frenotomy.
Frenotomy, when needed, always requires the right tool in the right hands. Team approach to assessment and necessity for the procedure, with the right timing, is critical to ensure success.
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