Laser Surgery for Hemorrhoids

Skilled surgeons use laser light with pinpoint accuracy. The unwanted hemorrhoid is simply vaporized or excised. The infinitely small laser beam allows for unequaled precision and accuracy, and usually rapid, unimpaired healing. The result is less discomfort, less medication, and faster healing. A hospital stay is generally not required.

The laser is inherently therapeutic, sealing off nerves and tiny blood vessels with an invisible light. By sealing superficial nerve endings patients have a minimum of postoperative discomfort. With the closing of tiny blood vessels, your proctologist is able to operate in a controlled and bloodless environment. Procedures can often be completed more quickly and with less difficulty for both patient and physician. Laser can be used alone or in combination with other modalities. For more detailed information on combining modalities in surgery, view our video on the performance of both a Laser& Harmonic Scalpel Hemorrhoidectomy. Get > RealPlayer

In a documented study of 750 patients undergoing laser treatment for hemorrhoids, 98% successful results were reported. The prednisone patient satisfaction was 99%.

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