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Corrective procedures are fairly rare in regards to circumcisions. The most common correction occurs when the original circumcision did not remove enough foreskin. When this occurs, there is a risk of the extra skin fusing to the glans, which can lead to aesthetic and, potentially, medical issues. This is the type of correction that should be dealt with as soon as it is noticed. Of course, there are other types of corrections that may need to be performed. If you think you or your son may need a corrective procedure, contact Rabbi Karesh for a free consultation.
THE LEVEL OF HYGIENE
The standards of hygiene utilized for this procedure are mirrored after hospital surgical standards. All utensils are cleaned, packaged and then sterilized in an autoclave. The packaging has a unique indicator that lets you know the utensils are in fact sterilized after undergoing the heating process of the autoclave. Sterile, single use gloves are used for the setup and for the procedure and for the aftercare.
THE MEDICAL PROCEDURE
For infant circumcisions, particularly where a corrective procedure is required, the exact method of the procedure is carefully tailored to the individual's anatomy. Rabbi Karesh will provide a detailed explanation of the specific method to be used during your consultation. This ensures that each procedure is optimally adapted to the unique needs of our youngest patients.
The duration of a corrective procedure for a baby is typically just a couple of minutes, depending on the specific requirements of the case.
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