In general, scissors are cutting instruments that have two blades joined together in the middle so that the sharp edges slide against each other. We offer a large variety of scissors, from standard ring scissors to the spring scissors. Here are some options to consider when you are selecting a fine pair of surgical scissors.
- Spring scissors are uniquely designed for ambidextrous use. The action on these surgical scissors allows you to pinch the two blades together. The way they fit into your hand offers great visibility and incredible control. Here are some tips to keep in mind when selecting spring scissors: May be used with either left hand or right hand Designed for neurosurgical, vascular and microsurgical uses Cuts by shearing, reduces crushing of tissue Fine tips are ideal for use in very restricted spaces Curved tips are useful to avoid cutting of underlying tissue Heavier blades are helpful when a thick tissue or vessel is to be cut Length of the scissor tips can help with the depth of the incision: Shorter tips for near-to-surface incision Longer tips for deep incision