These are long forceps that can be locked. The tip of these forceps are pointed. It comes in two flavors.
1. Straight artery forceps
2. Curved artery forceps
The straight forceps is used to pick the bleeding point.
The straight forceps is used to hold cotton ball that needs to be placed in the tonsillar fossa while tonsil tissue is being dissected
Curved forceps is used to hold the bleeder precisely before applying silk ligature
Brickett's forceps seen being used to hold cotton ball that needs to be removed from tonsillar fossa