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What is the definition or description of: cauterization?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Heat treatment

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding.
It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles.

In brief: Heat treatment

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding.
It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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