Laser surgery is a type of surgery that uses special light beams instead of instruments for surgical procedures.
There are many uses for lasers in surgery. The following are some of the more common uses:
- To remove tumors.
- To help prevent blood loss by sealing small blood vessels.
- To seal lymph vessels to help decrease swelling.
- To treat some skin conditions, including removing or improving warts, moles, tattoos, birthmarks, acne, scars, wrinkles, and unwanted hair.