Chrissy Laughlin

Chrissy Laughlin is the Marketing Director for Epica™ Medical Innovations.

Recent Posts

Physics and Physical Properties to consider when utilizing therapeutic laser energy

Physics and physical properties to be considered when utilizing therapeutic laser energy for bio modulation of cellular and tissue function.

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolesville Veterinary Clinic, Poolesville, Maryland

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Therapeutic Lasers for veterinary use

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg, BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolsville Veterinary Clinic

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A brief History of Laser Therapy

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg, BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolsville Veterinary Clinic

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CT Case review: Nasal cavity - possible foreign object

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

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How is Artemis™ different from other lasers?

How is Artemis™ different from  other laser therapy devices currently available for veterinary use?
There is only minimally superficial similarities between Artemis™ and previous therapeutic lasers. Previous lasers were diode lasers and Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). Artemis™ is by far the most advanced High Intensity Laser Therapy device in the world. 

Learn More

CT Case Review: Meningioma

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

9-year-old female spayed Border Collie that presented to a surgical specialty practice with a 6 month history of left sided exophthalmos.

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CT Case Review: Elbow Dysplasia

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

9-month-old male neutered Labrador retriever dog that presented with acute onset 3 days previously, of right forelimb lameness. On physical examination, bot elbows were painful on flexion and extension.

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CT Case Review: Bacterial Otitis Media

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

4 ­year­ old male neutered domestic short haired cat that presented with a history of chronic ear scratching. Recently the patient developed a head tilt. On physical examination the patient had soft tissue swelling to the left base of the skull, head tilt, and nystagmus. The left ear canal was occluded at the junction of the horizontal and vertical ear canal regions.

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CT Case Review: Nasal Carcinoma

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

10­-year-­old male neutered welsh terrier dog that presented with a 2­-month duration history of right sided mucopurulent nasal discharge that recently became bloody.

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CT Case Review: OSA with Pathalogical fracture and hemothorax

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

6­-year-­old male neutered large mixed breed dog that presented with a history of acute lethargy and labored breathing. Thoracocentesis revealed hemothorax. Image protocol: The patient was imaged in dorsal recumbency. A survey and post­-i.v. contrast CT was performed of the chest. The contrast dose was 1 ml/lb BW of Iohexol (300mg/ml iodine) contrast media; given as a bolus prior to image initiation.

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Chrissy Laughlin

Chrissy Laughlin
Chrissy Laughlin is the Marketing Director for Epica™ Medical Innovations.

Recent Posts

Physics and Physical Properties to consider when utilizing therapeutic laser energy

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on August 12, 2016

Physics and physical properties to be considered when utilizing therapeutic laser energy for bio modulation of cellular and tissue function.

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolesville Veterinary Clinic, Poolesville, Maryland

Read More

Topics: NRT, Regnenerative therapy, Noninvasive Regenerative Therapy, Laser Therapy, Class IV Lasers, Artemis, RIM, MISA, Minimally Invasive Surgical Ablation

Therapeutic Lasers for veterinary use

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on August 12, 2016

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg, BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolsville Veterinary Clinic

Read More

Topics: NRT, Regnenerative therapy, Noninvasive Regenerative Therapy, Laser Therapy, Class IV Lasers, PRP, HILT

A brief History of Laser Therapy

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on August 12, 2016

Written by Dr. Peter H. Eeg, BSc, DVM, CVLF, FASLMS
Poolsville Veterinary Clinic

Read More

Topics: Regnenerative therapy, Noninvasive Regenerative Therapy, Laser Therapy, LLLT, Class IV Lasers, Bio Stimulation, HILT

CT Case review: Nasal cavity - possible foreign object

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 25, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

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Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, Nasal Turbinates, CT Scanner, Foreign Bodies

How is Artemis™ different from other lasers?

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 24, 2016

How is Artemis™ different from  other laser therapy devices currently available for veterinary use?
There is only minimally superficial similarities between Artemis™ and previous therapeutic lasers. Previous lasers were diode lasers and Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT). Artemis™ is by far the most advanced High Intensity Laser Therapy device in the world. 

Read More

Topics: NRT, Regnenerative therapy, Noninvasive Regenerative Therapy, Laser Therapy, Class IV Lasers, Artemis, RIM, MISA, Diode Laser, Cold Laser, Minimally Invasive Surgical Ablation, Laser Comparison

CT Case Review: Meningioma

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 9, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

9-year-old female spayed Border Collie that presented to a surgical specialty practice with a 6 month history of left sided exophthalmos.

Read More

Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, veterinary CT Scanner, meningioma

CT Case Review: Elbow Dysplasia

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 6, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

9-month-old male neutered Labrador retriever dog that presented with acute onset 3 days previously, of right forelimb lameness. On physical examination, bot elbows were painful on flexion and extension.

Read More

Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, elbow dysplasia, DJD, veterinary CT Scanner, OCD, FCP

CT Case Review: Bacterial Otitis Media

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 6, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

4 ­year­ old male neutered domestic short haired cat that presented with a history of chronic ear scratching. Recently the patient developed a head tilt. On physical examination the patient had soft tissue swelling to the left base of the skull, head tilt, and nystagmus. The left ear canal was occluded at the junction of the horizontal and vertical ear canal regions.

Read More

Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, veterinary CT Scanner, bacterial otitis, meningitis

CT Case Review: Nasal Carcinoma

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 6, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

10­-year-­old male neutered welsh terrier dog that presented with a 2­-month duration history of right sided mucopurulent nasal discharge that recently became bloody.

Read More

Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, nasal carcinoma, veterinary CT Scanner, brain

CT Case Review: OSA with Pathalogical fracture and hemothorax

Posted by Chrissy Laughlin on May 6, 2016

Small Animal Case Review by Dr. Bob O'Brien, DVM, DACVR

PATIENT

6­-year-­old male neutered large mixed breed dog that presented with a history of acute lethargy and labored breathing. Thoracocentesis revealed hemothorax. Image protocol: The patient was imaged in dorsal recumbency. A survey and post­-i.v. contrast CT was performed of the chest. The contrast dose was 1 ml/lb BW of Iohexol (300mg/ml iodine) contrast media; given as a bolus prior to image initiation.

Read More

Topics: Veterinary CT, Vimago CT Scanner, OSA, veterinary CT Scanner, hemothorax, pathological fracture