University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Westcott Tenotomy Scissors 4.625"

These versatile spring-handle thumb scissors are designed for cutting delicate tissues, and come in both blunt and sharp-tip forms. They are the workhorse in eyelid surgery and are commonly used for both blunt and sharp dissection.  Examples of their use include in the opening of the orbital septum in procedures such as levator advancements and upper eyelid blepharoplasty with fat removal.



last updated: 03/14/2017
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