Here at Barber of Sheffield, we aim to provide a large selection of needle types to ensure that you can find whatever you need. We even have a bespoke section to cater for your exact requirements and individual needs.
These blunt point needles are often used in suturing, as they have a main safety advantage. This is due to the rounded or blunted end and can result in fewer accidents and injuries involving needles.
Multiple studies have reported the effectiveness of blunt-tip suture needles in decreasing percutaneous injuries.
A Blunt needle point is sharp enough to penetrate fascia and muscle but not skin. Virtually eliminating accidental glove puncture blunt needles can also be used for suturing friable tissue such as the liver.
Blunt Point Needles
They are produced from high quality materials and can be tailored to your specification.
The less blunt the point of the needle, the greater the possibility of a glove puncture. As a result of this it is always advisable to avoid manual handling of any and all suture needles, whether blunt or sharp.