Laser Surgery in Podiatry
The podiatric profession conducts continuous study and
research,.to enable treatment with the latest techniques and most up-to-date
equipment. The ultimate objective is to relieve and correct the discomfort
and disabling effects of foot problems by the most efficient and effective
Our goal is always to reduce treatment pain, avoid or
minimize hospital confinement, and enable the patient to move about
comfortably as soon as possible.
Laser beam surgery has been successfully used in the
fields of ophthalmology, dermatology, and gynecology, and now is being used
in the treatment of various foot problems which require removal of diseased
or damaged tissues.
In many cases the scalpel is now being discarded in
favor of a ray of light ... the laser beam. In simple, non-technical terms,
a laser beam of light is pinpointed on the troubled areas and in seconds--in
some cases microseconds--the tissue is eliminated. The laser vaporizes the
faulty cells ... and at the same time sterilizes the adjacent tissue.
Scarring is minimal because the laser’s precise control limits the damage to
We most frequently employ the laser to treat warts
resistant to other methods. The laser beam simply evaporates the diseased
tissue. A variety of other conditions of the skin and soft tissue can be
treated with this method.
Do you have a foot condition which might respond to laser procedures? We
make it easy to find out. Here's how....
The physicians and staff of the A Step Ahead Foot & Ankle Centers
maintain two complete podiatric clinical facilities and provide 24-hour
emergency service. We participate in most health plans including Blue Cross
/ Blue Shield, Medicare, and Medicaid. We complete and file all necessary
insurance forms and make every effort to assure you of maximum benefits with
minimum out-of-pocket expense.
You are invited to make an appointment today to relieve your foot
problems by calling us at 970-493-4660 or 970-667-0769.