Scissor

Scissor used for many purposes during a surgical procedure. It comes in many different shapes and degrees of sharpness. Utility scissors used to cut non-biological materials such as

when applying bandages

removing bandages (bandage scissors)

Suture cutting

Tissue cutting and dissection

Suture removal

Utility scissors also used during surgery to cut paper and other materials (such as suture material) that may dull the blade of a sharper instrument. Scissors used for suturing materials or removing stitches are called suture scissors and some of the types called as utility scissors.

Scissors Definition

The scissor is defined as the cutting instruments or materials used in cutting the paper, cloth, hair and other materials with two sharp blades are screwed at the center to cut together.

Operating, or surgical scissors, come in different sizes and are used to cut soft tissue. The cutting blades can be straight, curved, blunt or pointed. The function of the operation will determine the shape of the cutting blade.
Dissecting scissors are used to separate and differentiate tissues because they are more precise than operating
scissors. Iris scissors are small and designed for excising lesions on, or portions of, the iris of the eye.
Excision of tissues refers to the removal of tissues by surgical cuts. An instrument that permits excision by a
crushing action is an ecraseur.

Operating scissors 

Other Names: Surgical scissors, suture scissors, nurse’s scissors

Category: Cutting and Dissectingscissor

Uses: Used for general cutting of sutures, gauze, and other materials; sharp blades used to cut tougher tissue and frequently used for dissection; blunt blades used for cutting materials such as tubing or gauze.

Description: Multi-purpose cutting and dissecting scissors with sharp/blunt, sharp/sharp, or blunt/blunt tip configurations; straight or curved and varying sharpness and lengths.

Notes: check for signs of wear and sharpen blades regularly as needed.

Operating scissors curved

Other Names: Surgical scissors, suture scissors, nurse’s scissors

Category: Cutting and Dissecting

Uses: Used for general cutting of sutures, gauze, and other materials; sharp blades used to cut tougher tissue and frequently used for dissection; blunt blades used for cutting materials such as sutures, tubing or gauze.

Description: Multi-purpose cutting and dissecting scissors, with sharp/blunt, sharp/sharp or blunt/blunt tip configurations; straight or curved and varying sharpness and lengths.

Notes: check for signs of wear and sharpen blades as needed.

Mayo’s straight scissors

scissor

Other Names: Dissecting scissors, suture scissors, heavy tissue scissors, Mayos

Category: Cutting and Dissecting

Uses

A versatile instrument used in multiple procedures and settings; the straight version primarily used for cutting surface tissue or sutures, but both straight and curved might used interchangeably depending on procedure and physician preference.

Description: With a standard beveled blade, Mayos scissors differs straight or curved, and have a variety of lengths, a selection of special features made with blunt tips.

Notes: These scissors used for cutting tissue. check for signs of wear and sharpen regularly as needed.

Mayo’s curved scissors

Other Names: Dissecting scissors, suture scissors, heavy tissue scissors, Mayo scissors

Category: Cutting and Dissecting

Uses

These scissors used in multiple procedures, settings and versatile; the curved version commonly used for cutting or dissecting deep or dense tissue, but both straight and curved Mayos used interchangeably depending on the procedure and physician preference.

Description: With a standard beveled blade, Mayo scissor straight or Mayo scissor curved, have a variety of lengths, a selection of special features. Its made with blunt or sharp tips.

Notes: The screw between the two blades of scissors must securely tighten; check for signs of wear and sharpen regularly as needed.

Straight Mayo scissor

Used to cut suture and supplies. Another name, Suture scissors.

EX: Straight Mayo scissor

Used to cut the suture.scissor

Curved Mayo scissor 

Used to cut heavy tissue (fascia, muscle, uterus, breast).

Available in regular and long size

Metzenbaum scissor 

Used to cut delicate tissue.

Available in regular and long sizes.

It comes in Tungsten Carbide coated scissor with good sharp edges and user-friendly only

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