The extraordinarily smooth, low friction proprietary coating reduces tissue drag. These synthetic absorbable sutures ensure closure through the critical wound healing period. They retain approximately 50% of their high initial strength at two weeks and 20% of their strength at three weeks. Available as undyed or violet braided and violet monofilament.
Monofilament (9-0 & 10-0 only):
Coated & Uncoated
In Vivo Strength Retention:
50% at 14 days
20% at 21 days
Essentially complete between 50 and 90 days.
Sharpoint Surgical Suture
Look Surgical Suture