Urologist

10 Years' Experience in Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans: A Single-Institution Study

Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) is uncommon in children. Diagnosis of the condition is almost always clinical and supported by histology.

Adult Circumcision in London UK

Adult Circumcision in London UK

Adult Circumcision in London UK is performed due to medical and non-medicals reasons for over 16 year old boys and men. Medical indications include phimosis (tight foreskin), paraphimosis (foreskin stuck beyond the glans), recurrent balanitis or posthitis (infection of the prepuce) and scarring due to lichen sclerosis atrophicus (Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans). Non-medical reasons could be religious, personal or cultural. Our surgeon Dr Khan with discuss circumcision cons and pros with you. Adult circumcision can be done under local, regional or general anaesthesia. Adult circumcision in London is commonly performed by glue or stitches using the forceps guided or the dorsal slit methods. Cost of adult circumcision in the UK starts from £550. Penile block with circumferential block by injection will give virtual pain free men circumcision at London Circumcision Clinic. Informed consent must be taken. Adult circumcision recovery may take from 2-6 weeks.  Possible risks of adult circumcision are bleeding, infection, poor cosmetic result and change in sensation during sexual activities.

Circumcision styles

Circumcision styles

The high/low style is a way of stating how much inner skin is removed. The loose/tight style is a way of stating how much outer skin is removed. These styles are almost totally independent, hence there are four circumcision styles:

  • Low and Loose

  • Low and Tight

  • High and Loose

  • High and Tight

Dr Khan can discuss the characteristics of high and low cut, tight and loose cut types or styles of circumcision.