Surgical scissors come in a good variety like bandage scissors, operating scissors, mayo scissors, dissecting scissors, stitch scissors, plastic surgery scissors and many others. Their names are quite self-explanatory. They are used for multiple purposes. They are also known as trauma scissors. You can also carry this scissors in your first aid kits for using in emergency situations.
Bandage scissors are widely used in many medical facilities because of their unique design. They are made of strong stainless steel and are tough and durable. These scissors have two loops for fingers and are coated with high quality plastic for comfortable holding. These scissors sometimes have an additional hook on the handle which makes it convenient to grip. This also helps the doctors and nurses to attach the scissors to their medical coats. It becomes easily available when they need it.
Sometimes these scissors also have a slightly longer one blade. Sometimes, the ends of the bandage scissors are tilted on one side. Bandage scissors are used for removing bandages and dressings. These scissors help to keep the bandages away from the skin while cutting. This helps to prevent any damage to the skin. These scissors can also be used for cutting seat belts or cloth. It has a sharp bottom end that is helpful in cutting.
Bandage scissors are autoclaved before and after use to kill the germs. While using the scissors, make sure it is of good material so that it does not break.