By Stig Steinfurth, med.student, Christoffer Bing Madsen, med. student, and Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD
Metzenbaum scissors are used to dissect soft tissue. Small Metzenbaum (left) for fine dissection in the face or larger Metzenbaum (right) for dissection in the rest of the body or fascia.
To see the Metzenbaum scissors in action please click on the following link: https://videopress.com/v/iSalsixw
Mayo scissors (left) are used for clothes, to cut sutures or fascia.
Smaller curved iris scissors
Smaller curved iris scissors (right) are used for a delicate sharp cut or cutting sutures.