Thumb tissue forceps

Acheron Instruments’ Thumb tissue forceps are used for holding, grasping, and manipulating soft tissues in different medical procedures. These forceps are manipulated by applying pressure using the thumb and forefinger to grasp and handle tissues or other objects during medical procedures.

  • Available in multiple sizes and styles to suit different surgical scenarios
  • Comprises teeth on its tip for a secure grasp
  • Provides optimal control and precision with its convenient design
  • Our products are ISO-certified 
  • Our stock has a wide range of other products, including Allis tissue forceps, Russian forceps, senn retractors, and more.

Product Overview

Thumb tissue forceps are essential tools used in multiple surgical practices. These forceps have a spring mechanism and are used by compressing the thumb and forefinger to grasp, hold, and manipulate tissues. Also, these forceps have an incredible design with fine tips comprising serrations or small teeth to securely grasp the tissues and other objects.

Moreover, these tissue forceps have a tweezer-like design that fits comfortably for the user. Additionally, these tissue forceps come in multiple variations including with teeth or serrations. The forceps with teeth are chosen when there is a need to grasp hard-to-hold or slippery tissues. Whereas the ones with fine serrations are chosen for delicate tissues as the teeth might cause tissue damage. The serrated tips reduce the possibility of tissue damage.

Acheron Instrument offers a wide range of tissue forceps made with high-quality German stainless steel material. Also, our products are known for their high tensile strength and durability.


Suturing and wound closure: Surgeons can precisely stitch the tissues together with the help of this tool by holding and manipulating needles and sutures.

Foreign body removal: In some cases, when there is a need to remove foreign objects, these forceps can grasp and extract these objects safely

Tissue grasping and manipulation: In several surgical procedures to hold and manipulate tough or delicate tissues. The fine serrations prevent excessive trauma and provide a secure grip

Dressing changes: to handle and place dressings with precision during wound care and dressing changes

Dental procedures: to remove or extract tissues or foreign objects from the oral cavity with greater ease

Orthopedic procedures: to handle soft tissues around bones or joints aiding in surgical procedures such as thumb arthritis, tendon repair, or joint reconstructions

Microsurgery: valuable tools for handling small tissues, micro-objects, sutures, etc in delicate microsurgical procedures

Laboratory research: useful in laboratories for microdissections that involve removing specific cells or tissues and precise isolation of these tissues for further analysis

Benefits and Features

  •  Long and slender design with two opposing jaws at the working ends that makes the tissue and foreign objects manipulation easier
  •  Finely serrated tips of the jaws provide a firm grip and prevent slippage along with excessive trauma during manipulation
  •  Precise tips to facilitate accurate handling of tissues, sutures, and other small objects. This feature is crucial for intricate and delicate surgical practices.
  • Available in multiple sizes and lengths to accommodate surgeons in multiple surgical scenarios
  •  Made with high-grade German stainless steel material making them durable, robust, and easily sterilizable
  • Provides increased control and precision due to its unique design
  • Available in multiple patterns including with or without teeth along with fine serrations

Usage and Care Instructions

  • Before each use, sterilize Thumb tissue 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 Thumb tissue forceps in a clean, dry, and protected environment. Avoid contact with other instruments or materials that could cause damage or contamination.

Quality Assurance

Our Thumb Tissue 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.


How do Acheron Instruments’ Thumb tissue forceps differ from other types of forceps?

They are characterized by their slender design and are operated using the thumb and forefinger. Other forceps have different designs for specialized tasks.

Do Acheron Instruments’ Thumb tissue forceps come in different sizes?

Yes, we have an extensive range of Thumb tissue forceps in various lengths and sizes to accommodate multiple surgical scenarios.

How do I care for my Acheron Instruments Thumb tissue forceps?

To take proper care of your forceps, you need to keep checking them for any damage. Also, clean and sterilize your tool properly after each use. handle your instrument with care and don’t forget to store it in a clean and dry environment.

Where can I purchase Acheron Instruments Thumb tissue forceps?

You can contact us via email or the contact number given on our page.

Material: Our Thumb tissue forceps are made with high-grade German stainless steel material, making this tool robust, easily sterilizable, and durable.

Size and Dimensions: The approximate length of these clamps ranges from 4 ½” to 12” inch length

Tooth Configuration: Comes in multiple tooth configurations including 1x2, 2x3, and 3x4 to suit delicate and tough tissue grasp and manipulation procedures

Handle Design: A unique tweezer-like design with a spring mechanism makes handling easier and more comfortable for the user

Surface Finish: These forceps comprise a satin finish that enhances the functionality and longevity of the tool. It also improves visibility and increases corrosion resistance.

Product Variants: Thumb tissue forceps are available in multiple patterns including toothed/ non-toothed versions, with/without serrations, or color coated version

Compliance Standards: Our forceps are CE and ISO-certified, demonstrating a commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and safety in the production of medical instruments.