What Is Laser Tonsillectomy?

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Q: What is laser tonsillectomy? A: Laser tonsillectomy is one of the most common tonsillectomy methods used today. Laser tonsillectomy is also called Harmonic Scalpel. This is an advanced piece of equipment that uses ultrasonic energy at a high rate, by which the tonsils are cut and the tissues tied at the same time. This laser tonsillectomy instrument allows for more precision. One advantage is that the damage to surrounding tissue is minimal with laser tonsillectomy surgery.   Keywords: laser tonsillectomy.