Developed for short-term closures, Sharpoint™ PolySyn FA is ideal for skin and mucosa closings that may benefit from fast suture absorption. An undyed, braided Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) suture, it maintains 50% strength at 5 days, 0% at 14 days and is essentially absorbed at 42 days. It is processed to absorb quickly with little tissue reaction.
In vivo strength retention:
48% at 7 days
0% at 14 days
Essentially complete between 49 and 63 days