Dorsal Slit Procedure
For adult men and older boys where a Plastibell is too small, the Dorsal Slit procedure is used for male circumcisions. This method starts with a local anaesthetic. Forceps are then attached to the foreskin to guide the cut, after which some stitching is necessary.
Benefits of Dorsal Slit ProcedureIn a Circumcision Centre clinic the Forceps Guided procedure takes only a short time for maximum patient convenience. Discomfort is minimised by the use of a local anaesthetic. Self removal of stitches can eliminate the need for a return visit or Doctors appointment.