Argon Laser Therapy in Houston, TX

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Argon lasers are advanced tools that use argon gas to project a channel of light with a wavelength specifically absorbed by pigments present in hemoglobin and melanin, allowing it to pass over other materials without damaging them. Argon laser therapy employs this therapy to treat many gastrointestinal situations, including hemorrhages, dysphagia, mucosal lesions, and strictures. If you are seeking argon laser therapy in Houston, TX, our team can help. For additional information regarding this therapy, reach out to the gastrointestinal physicians at Gastroenterology Consultants to make an appointment.

Generally speaking, laser therapies tend to offer more precision compared to traditional surgery, as they are better able to target damaged or diseased tissue. Surgical cuts can, therefore, be made more superficially and shallower and create less ensuing trauma to the tissue. Individuals generally tend to experience a faster recovery from laser operations than from more traditional surgery.

Is argon laser therapy safe?

As is the case with all surgical procedures, argon laser therapy has its risks. However, because of the precise focus of laser therapy, it is most often thought to carry a lower risk compared to other surgical procedures. Some of the associated risks include pain, reaction to anesthesia, bleeding, and infection. Your well-being is the primary concern to the gastrointestinal physicians at Gastroenterology Consultants. Discuss with our office to discover more in regard to the ways we prioritize your safety while making sure you receive reliable treatment.

Our Houston, TX gastrointestinal specialists will provide you with specific instructions to follow as you prepare for your argon laser treatment. You may be directed to stop the use of some medications that could put you at risk during the surgery. You should also plan for some recovery time and transportation after the treatment, as you will remain somewhat sedated. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have regarding the argon laser treatment method during your consultation.

At Gastroenterology Consultants, we proudly strive to provide our patients with the highest-quality gastroenterological care available so that everyone may benefit from improved digestive health. We are happy to provide argon laser treatment in Houston, TX to address a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. To learn if argon therapy may be right for you, please connect with Gastroenterology Consultants to schedule a meeting with a GI specialist.

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