Circumcision is a simple procedure to remove the foreskin that covers the top of the penis, Circumcision can be done at RocklandMD for all male patients 18 years old or more. An évaulation with the urologist is necessary prior to surgery. Circumcision can be done for medical reasons or esthetic reasons. The procedure can take up to 45 minutes with a local anesthesia. Some time off work may be required depending on the work you do.
Please note that we perform this procedure for people over the age of 16 years old. This service is offered at the minor surgery Centre situated in Town of Mount-Royal.
An almost painless intervention
The operation, that lasts approximately 30 minutes, leaves the gland more or less completely open. Absorbable sutures are placed.
The procedure is performed under local anesthesia. The use of a numbing cream, 10 minutes before surgery, gives the patient more comfort. In more complex cases, a general anesthesia may be recommended.
Healing requires 3 to 6 weeks
Local treatments are prescribed for a few days
The stitches will spontaneously fall within an average of 2 to 3 weeks
The surgeon will explain to the patient how long he whould avoid baths and provide the necessary explanation regarding the resumption of sexual activities.