Potts Smith Forceps

Acheron Instruments’ Potts Smith forceps are specialized surgical instruments used to grasp, hold, and manipulate surgical dressings. These versatile surgical tools are also used to manipulate delicate tissues as they are also available in a toothed version for a s secure grip on tissues. These tools are greatly useful during multiple surgical procedures including ophthalmic, ENT, plastic, and microsurgeries.

  • Multiple types are available in toothed/non-toothed versions to suit multiple surgical scenarios
  • Able to reach deep surgical areas with its narrow profile
  • Provides a secure grip with its toothed tips version
  • Avoids local injury due to finely serrated tips
  • Ensure optimal handling and control due to the ergonomic thumb-style spring handle
  • Our products are ISO-certified.
  • We have a wide range of other instruments available including Allis Tissue Forceps, and Russian Forceps. Foerster sponge forceps and Thumb tissue forceps.


What are Acheron Instruments’ Potts-Smith forceps used for?

Potts Smith forceps are used to manipulate delicate tissues and surgical dressings in various surgical scenarios. 

What are the different types of Acheron Instruments Potts Smith forceps available?

Potts Smith forceps are available in multiple variations, patterns, and sizes to suit different surgical scenarios. Both Potts Smith dressing forceps and Potts Smith dissecting forceps are available. The first one is used to hold and manipulate surgical dressings while the latter one is ideal for manipulating delicate tissues in various surgical applications.

Can Acheron Instruments’ Potts-Smith forceps be sterilized?

Yes, we have manufactured our forceps with high-quality German stainless steel materials that are typically designed for sterilization.

Where can I purchase Acheron Instruments Potts Smith forceps?

You can contact us via email or the contact number given on our page. Our representative will answer all your queries shortly.

Usage and Care Instructions

  • Before each use, sterilize Potts Smith forceps properly. Autoclaving is the most preferred method for sterilization.
  • Before use, inspect the forceps for any signs of damage, corrosion, or wear. Do not use damaged or compromised instruments.
  • Handle these tissue forceps with care to prevent bending, breaking, or damaging the teeth or jaws.
  • Ensure that you use the forceps only for their intended purpose, which is to grasp and manipulate tissues during surgical procedures.
  • Use the forceps to grasp tissues firmly but gently. Avoid excessive force, which can cause tissue trauma.
  • After each use, clean the forceps thoroughly. Use a mild detergent and warm water to remove any tissue debris, blood, or other contaminants.
  • Gently scrub the teeth and jaws to ensure you remove all residues.
  • Store the sterilized Potts Smith forceps in a clean, dry, and protected environment. Avoid contact with other instruments or materials that could cause damage or contamination.

  1. Material: Our Potts Smith forceps are made with high-grade German stainless steel material that makes this tool robust, easily sterilizable, and durable.
  2. Size and Dimensions: The approximate length of our forceps ranges from 6” to 12”
  3. Tooth Configuration: Potts Smith dissecting forceps come in a toothed pattern with 1 x 2 tooth configuration
  4. Handle Design: A unique tweezer-like design with a spring mechanism makes handling easier and more comfortable for the user
  5.  Surface Finish: Discuss the surface finish of the forceps, emphasizing any specific treatment or coating that enhances its functionality and longevity.
  6. Product Variants: These forceps are available in multiple patterns including toothed/ non-toothed versions, with/without serrations, or color coated version
  7.    Compliance Standards: Our forceps are CE and ISO-certified which demonstrates a commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and safety in the production of medical instruments.

Quality Assurance

Our Potts Smith Forceps adheres to standards and industry regulations to ensure product quality, safety, and effectiveness.

  • We typically produce these forceps from premium-grade stainless steel, which is corrosion-resistant and biocompatible. Thus meeting the necessary material requirements for medical devices.
  • Our forceps are ISO-certified to maintain a systematic approach to quality control.
  • We adhere to industry standards in our design, including tooth size, spacing, shank length, and handle design.
  • Our instruments undergo rigorous testing for quality, safety, and performance.
  • We use visual inspections and functional tests in manufacturing to ensure every instrument meets set specifications.
  • The packaging is designed to maintain sterility and safeguard the instruments.