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Wound Closures

3M Wound Closure Products offer superior cosmetic results when compared to sutures1, 2, 3 and are suitable for cuts, lacerations and surgical incisions.

Skin Staplers and Staple Removers

The 3M™ Precise™ DS Skin Stapler is suitable for simple, recent, open, un-bruised wounds; particularly scalp wounds. The 3M™ Precise™ Vista Skin Stapler has an angled head, which allows a clear view of the wound area for precise staple insertion, with an ergonomic feel for enhanced control.

3M™ Skin Staple Removers are suitable for use with most brands of skin staples.

Skin Closures

3M™ Steri-Strip™ Skin Closures are principally used for primary skin closure of lacerations and surgical incisions and after the removal of suture and staples for wound support.


1). Zempsky WT, Parrotti D, Grem C, Nichols J. Randomised controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri-Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2004;20(8): 519-24.
2). Pepicello J, Yavorek H: Five year experience with tape closure of abdominal wounds. SG&O, 169:310-314, 1989.
3). MacGregor FB. et al, Skin stapling of wounds in the accident department, Injury, 1989;20 (6): 347-348.