The Greenlight laser is in direct competition with BPH treatment procedures. Methods of thermotherapy, such as TUNA, TUMT and others, have been used particularly often in the past. However, these methods have some key disadvantages compared to the green laser approach.
In the following you can view films which show the vaporization of prostate tissue through application of the Greenlight laser beam. The films at the top are animated sequences, while those at the bottom are actual recordings of the prostate.