Dr. Srikanta Talukdar

B.Sc. (Kol), B.A.M.S. (Kol), A.M.O. Govt of WB

Expert in Ksharsutra Therapy & Laser Treatment in Proctology for Piles, Fistula, Fissure

Laser Therapy for common proctological problems

Laser proctology refers to the treatment of diseases of colon, anus and rectum via laser application. Haemorrhoid, fistula, fissures, polyps and Pilonidal Sinus are a few diseases that are effectively treated using laser techniques.

How is laser surgery better than conventional surgery?

Laser surgery or laser therapy is a day-care procedure that offers several advantages over traditional surgery. Compared to banding surgery, laser effectively treats hemorrhoids, improves symptoms and reduces post-operative pain. Similar benefits are seen for patients with severe anal spasms, external thrombosis, fissure, and sentinel tags, fistula & varicose veins due to ever-growing advantages, namely:

1. Less operation time, discharge within a few hours

2. Back to routine life in 3-5 days

3. Greater surgical precision

4. Sutureless treatment with no scars

5. Fastest recovery as there are no cuts or stitches

6. Quick relief from the symptoms

7. Less blood loss during surgery

8. No or minimal post-operative pain

9. Reduced risk of infection

10. Reduced risk of rectal stenosis or prolapse

11. Aesthetically the best procedures - helps as a confidence-booster for the patient.

12. The anal sphincter action is well preserved, (no chances of incontinence fecal leak).

13. Least recurrence rates

14. Fewer doctor visits post-surgery

15. High success rates

16. No need for general anesthesia. Local or spinal anesthesia is applicable for this surgery.

Is laser treatment effective for hemorrhoids?

Compared to banding surgery, laser effectively treats hemorrhoids, improves symptoms and reduces post-operative pain.

Can warts come back after laser surgery?

In studies, laser surgery removed warts in about 20 to 40 out of 100 people. But warts may return after surgery. Laser surgery is a safe treatment for pregnant women.

Is laser surgery safe for piles?

In the case of patients, laser surgery for piles is preferable since there is no bleeding involved and it is easier to recover quickly. The procedure is non-intrusive and doesn't require any medication. The surgery involves little to no pain.

Is laser treatment for warts painful?

The laser's heat may also attack the virus that causes the wart. The laser may feel like a rubber band snapping against your skin. You won't feel much pain after the procedure is done.

Does removing the cervix get rid of HPV?

Unfortunately, once you have been infected with HPV, there is no treatment that can cure it or eliminate the virus from your system. A hysterectomy removes the cervix, which means that the risk of developing cervical cancer because of persistent HPV infection will essentially be eliminated.

What happens after hemorrhoid laser surgery?

After you have hemorrhoids removed, you can expect to feel better each day. Your anal area will be painful or ache for 2 to 4 weeks. And you may need pain medicine. It is common to have some light bleeding and clear or yellow fluids from your anus.

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