Finally, a professional splinter removal tool kit, built to last and dedicated to the job at hand.
After casting about the internet in vain for a ready-made solution, we decided to assemble a high-quality kit of our own. The collection has proved to be just the thing. We are so pleased with it we thought we would make it available to a wider audience.
Forget about flimsy tweezers; we give you a pair of robust, medical-grade forceps with a powerful grip.
Splinters buried deep under the surface need a small section of skin lifted or cut away to expose the end, so we’ve added a top-notch Swann Morten scalpel with sterile blades.
Hard to see fragments of wood or glass are much easier to locate with the hands-free magnifier. Pop it into your eye socket like an old-fashioned watchmaker.
How to Remove A Splinter
Wash your hands and the affected area with warm, soapy water.
Disinfect the forceps and/or the scalpel with the alcohol wipes.
Take a good look at the splinter before you start working on it. Make a mental note of how the splinter has entered your skin, what direction it’s going in, and if any part of it is sticking out from the surface. If you can grip the end, use the forceps to pull the splinter out.
Splinters buried below the surface can be removed by gently lifting or breaking the skin with the tip of the scalpel. Once you’ve exposed part of the splinter, use the forceps to remove it by pulling at the same angle it went in.
Wash the area again with warm water or wipe with a fresh alcohol swab. If necessary cover the wound with a dressing.