5 Types Of Surgical Scissors Used In Surgery

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Surgical Scissors

In surgical procedures, scissors are a vital tool that helps in opening or cutting tissues. These instruments come in various shapes and sizes as per the requirement of the surgery.

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The market for surgical scissors is characterized by growth in number of surgical procedures, increase in demand for advanced surgical techniques, surge in need for minimally invasive surgeries, and wide availability of reusable surgical scissors. This study provides an in-depth analysis of global surgical scissors market along with current trends, future estimations, and major driving factors to elucidate imminent investment pockets.

A scissor is a long and thin instrument with sharp blades that are used for cutting soft or hard tissue. There are different types of scissors such as bandage scissors, ligature scissors, dissecting scissors, and Taylor tissue forceps.

1. Bandage Scissors

Bandage scissors are medical scissors that are designed to cut gauze and bandages safely. They have an angled tip and a blunt bottom blade that prevents skin damage.

They are available in a variety of sizes and styles to accommodate various surgical procedures. They are made from stainless steel and can be sterilized.

These scissors are typically used for sizing dressings and removing circumferential bandages. They may also be used to cut thicker materials like fabric and umbilical cord.

Lister bandage scissors have a finger-ring handle that is ideal for providing surgeons with the perfect handgrip during surgeries. They are a popular choice for many veterinary surgical procedures.

2. Suture Scissors

Surgical scissors are instruments used during surgical procedures to cut, suture and remove stitches. They are also known as utility scissors.

These scissors have two sharp blades that are screwed together at the center to cut soft tissue or materials. They come in a variety of sizes and have straight, curved, blunt or pointed blades depending on the function of the operation.

Scissors are used in a variety of medical procedures, including OB/GYN, dermatologic, and eye surgery. They are usually made of stainless steel and must be cleaned and sharpened regularly.

They can also be used to remove dressings, such as bandages. Some types, such as Lister bandage scissors, have an angled blade and a blunt tip on the bottom blade to help cut bandages without gouging the skin.

3. Mayo Scissors

Mayo scissors are surgical instruments that are used to cut body tissues close to the wound’s surface. They come in a variety of lengths and can be curved or straight.

They are made of stainless steel and are typically used to cut fascia, a layer of fibrous tissue that connects skin and muscles. They also come in a variety of sizes.

Surgical scissors are used for many different procedures and settings. They are available in a curved or straight version, in a variety of lengths and have a standard beveled blade.

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4. Metzenbaum Scissors

Metzenbaum scissors are sharp dissection scissors that can be used in a variety of surgical procedures. They are available in a variety of lengths and have a high shank-to-blade ratio. They are typically made of stainless steel and may have tungsten carbide cutting surface inserts.

These surgical scissors are available in a variety of sizes and patterns. They are constructed of German stainless steel and feature curved and straight blades to increase their accuracy.

They are available in a wide range of quality German Stainless Steel or Tungsten Carbide blade options, as well as sterilised single-use versions. They are designed for the cutting of delicate soft tissue, and can be used to cut sutures or bandages.

5. Iris Scissors

Iris scissors are a type of surgical scissors that is used to make incisions in the iris (colored part) of the eye. These scissors can be straight or curved and come in different sizes.

These scissors can also be used for ophthalmic procedures such as portioning or lid margin surgery. They can be used to dissect or cut the iris, cilia and other structures in the ocular cavity.

Our Supercut iris scissors have a sharp blade on one side with a fine serration on the other that prevents tissue motion during cutting. The serration helps in preventing slippage of tissue, while the curved configuration increases access to tissues around tight corners. These scissors also have ergonomic ring handles for better control of dissection.

GerMedUSA manufacturer and supplier of surgical instruments offers a wide range of surgery instruments. These instruments are very benefical for your medial kit. Millions of medical practitioners in world wide rely on our surgery tools.