Blog Articles

Hidden Penis in Infants

For parents, having a baby with a hidden or “buried” penis can be upsetting, especially if it means delaying a planned-for circumcision. But in fact, buried penis is not uncommon, and in most cases, it will resolve on its own by the time the child ...

Feb 11th, 2020
When is a Circumcision Revision Necessary?

So you or your son has undergone a previous circumcision. Have you noticed something might be wrong with the circumcision site, or maybe something just seems “off”? The following are indications that a circumcision revision may be required. ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Tulì, the Filipino Tradition

Circumcision or “Tulì” in the Filipino community is a long-standing tradition and rite of passage for boys. It’s a major step for toward adulthood in Filipino culture. Richly woven into the society, the practice dates back to at least the 17th century...

Feb 11th, 2020
3 Questions to Ask Your Circumcision Specialist

Choosing a healthcare provider is an extremely personal decision. Doctor-patient interactions are one of the most important relationships in a person’s life. The healthcare professional should know what is best for you when it comes to health and the ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Infection Control During Circumcision

With any procedure, it is important to know what complications are possible. Proper education and preparation before a procedure are important to minimize the possibility of a poor outcome. It also helps patients and their families make informed ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Pain Management During Circumcision

Gentle Circumcision Clinic uses advanced pain management techniques that vary based on the age of the person receiving care. Pain control is OUR priority for ALL patients. To manage discomfort and pain following each procedure, we select options ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Uncircumcised: Frequently asked Questions

What Is a Circumcision? A circumcision is the surgical removal of the male foreskin, which normally covers the tip of the penis. The surgery is most often performed in infancy, when tissues can heal more quickly as they grow and develop, but ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Can My Older Baby Still Be Circumcised?

Parents often wonder if their older baby can be circumcised after one month of age. While in the past, a circumcision on an older baby may have been a rare occurrence, new advancements make the procedure safe, effective, and with a low risk of ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Get the facts.

Deciding on any type of elective surgery is never easy, and when it involves an organ that plays such an essential role in male identity, the decision is even more difficult. When it comes to adult circumcision or circumcision repair or revision, ...

Feb 11th, 2020
What is a frenulum?

Frenulum is a medical term for a band of connective tissue that connects one anatomical structure, or part of a structure, to another. You have a frenulum at the base of your tongue that attaches your tongue to the bottom or your mouth; you have ...

Feb 11th, 2020
The 411 on Adult Circumcision

When it comes to circumcision in adult males, every patient has his reasons for choosing to go through with the surgery. Whether it’s for aesthetics, hygiene, disease prevention, or even a partner’s preferences, all these reasons can play a role in ...

Feb 11th, 2020
6 Myths of Adult Circumcision

Can you get circumcised at any age? Yes, you can. However, this isn’t always an easy decision. Making the choice to undergo adult circumcision is complicated by the amount of misinformation floating around in society and online, which may incite fear ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Circumcision: What do women prefer?

For many men, deciding whether or not to get circumcised can be influenced by many factors, not the least of which is where women stand when it comes to the circumcised vs. uncircumcised debate. It’s not surprising that for many men considering ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Circumcision in your teens? Lots of reasons to say “yes”

For many teen guys today, being uncircumcised can raise a lot of issues: Whether it’s “right” or not, many boys and men identify their penises with their sexuality and maleness; as a result, being uncircumcised can cause anxiety and feelings of self-...

Feb 11th, 2020
How to Talk to your Parents about Circumcision

You’re a teen and you’re finding it difficult to talk to your parents. No surprises there! Teens and parents have had communication problems since the dawn of time. These conflicts often arise because once you reach your teens you’re ready to start ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Does Male Circumcision Affect Women? We’ve Got the Answers

If you’re considering circumcision as an adult, you may tend to think of it as a decision that only affects you, your health, and your life. But research has shown being circumcised also has a direct bearing on female partners as well. In fact, when it ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Adult Circumcision Technique

Uncircumcised men are often curious about the prospect of adult circumcision. Although the idea of undergoing a circumcision procedure may be frightening at first, these procedures can be performed safely and comfortably in the proper setting. In ...

Feb 11th, 2020