Treating a Wound but Super Glue Won’t Work? Use a Skin Stapler!

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Skin Staplers Offer a Quick and Easy Alternative to Sutures & Superglue Our superglue instead of stitches post showed you when and when you can’t repair a cut with super glue. For instance, at times glue might get inside the wound and prohibit it from healing. In others, the edges of the laceration might have too much tension on them […]

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When Can You Skip Sutures and Close a Wound with Superglue?

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What made doctors think they could throw out their sutures, and just superglue wounds back together? In this post we’ll see it was an accidental consequence of WWII. While rarely does something useful emerge from war, in the case of super glue… it did. Our story begins with those airborne cowboys of WWII. You know the ones. Barely out of high school and […]

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