Surgical intervention is necessary when medical therapy fails to control the problems your animal may face. It's a less invasive procedure that shortens recovery time. Recently, Dr. William Schultz, DVM wrote articles for the Veterinary Practice News about laser surgery procedures that we do here at Schultz Veterinary Clinic.
Read the articles here (follow the link)
Vulvoplasty using the CO2 laser
Laser removal of anal glands
CO2 laser–assisted castration
Here's another article by Dr. William Schultz, Veterinarian appearing on Veterinary Practice News: