Overview of Iris Scissor/ Description: Iris scissor is an instrument originally designed for ophthalmic procedures intended for treating the delicate and soft ophthalmic tissues. As originally this instrument is for ophthalmic surgeries and other procedures, but now the advancements have made this iris scissor a multi-purpose tool for the field of medicine.
In the same reason, the Iris scissor is such a fine tool for sutures cutting of soft and delicate tissues. In addition to sutures cutting, iris scissor is use in so many other different procedures related to surgery and excavating of particles on fragile tissues. For example, the removal of tiny particles on cornea. The other important use of this tool is to treat necrotic tissues.
Iris Scissor Design
Iris scissors are sharp, fine and robustly hard. Hardness of blades make it a perfect tool for the dissection and surgery purpose of delicate tissues. The characteristic design of Iris scissor makes it finger friendly. Its finger holder is available in ring shape as well as in ribbon shape which helps to keep the fatigue free and makes the working easy.
Material Composition: These scissors are made up of special surgical alloys of stainless steel.
Tip / Blade Style: The iris scissor is available with having two types of blades. Types of blades are listed below:
- Straight blade
- Curved blade
Characteristic of Blades: The blades are hard, smooth and sharp which makes the iris scissor a good helping tool for incision of muscles and tissues.
The scissor with curved blades is designed for tissue contouring in narrow space areas whereas, the straight blades are designed for cuts on flat surfaces.
Measurements: The iris scissors are available in range of 4.3”-4.5” , depending upon the length of its blades.
Cost: The iris scissor is also cost effective. For scissor with straight blades the prize are around $7.15-$173.00 and scissors with curved blades the prize ranges from $11.25-$180.00 (depending on the size and quality).