Suture Removers

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Features of Suture Removers

  • Easily removes staples from sutured wounds without harming or damaging the skin 

  • Specially designed scissors easily cut through the thread used to suture the wound 

  • Tongs can be used to pull out the thread that might have been left in the wound 

  • Highly sterile in nature and do not lead to infections of the skin

Using Suture Removers Correctly

  • Firstly, ask the medical professional if the sutures can be removed at home using suture removers 

  • Once confirmed, first clean your hands and make sure the suture removers are sterile 

  • Remove the dressing of the wound gently and clean the skin using a wound cleanser or wipes 

  • Wear gloves before carrying out any activity on the wound 

  • Depending on the suture, select an appropriate remover 

  • Gently go ahead by cutting the knot as closely as you can to the skin 

  • Use a forceps to gently pull the knotted suture out of the wound 

  • The patient might experience a gentle tugging on the skin but they won’t experience pain if the procedure is carried out gently 

  • Go ahead by cutting all the knots and pulling the sutures out 

  • Once all the sutures have been removes, use a sterile dressing pad to cover the wound so that no infection occurs 

  • In case of staples, gently pull the staple pins out using the remover and place the sterile pads on the wound later