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Nonsutured Hotz–Celsus technique performed by CO2 laser in two dogs and two cats

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It is described a new version of modified Hotz-Celsus technique performed in four patients, two cats and two dogs. The surgery was carried out using CO2 laser in order to avoid bleeding and decrease the anesthetic time. Besides, the wound created was not sutured and it healed by secondary intention without any complication. As a conclusion, this modification is a successful alternative to treat entropion in a safe and fast way.

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