Perth Adult Circumcision Doctor

Adult Circumcision Clinic for Men – serving WA

Adult Circumcision is performed on-site here at the Gentle Procedures Clinic in Perth, WA. No hospital visit or doctor’s referral is required, and all procedures are done under local anaesthesia only.

Adult men come to our circumcision clinic from across WA and beyond.

With our combination of local anaesthetic, our quick surgical technique, and our use of skin glue, we provide a quick and comfortable adult circumcision.

Gentle Procedures Perth is the only certified provider of Pollock Technique™ circumcision in WA.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Please contact us anytime with your questions or to book a pre-surgery consultation at our Perth circumcision clinic.

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Older Male Procedure Overview

Here is a summary of the adult circumcision process. In addition to the steps below, most adult circumcision clients will have an initial consultation appointment in our clinic, or by phone in some cases.

Please contact us today if you would like a consultation and please read on for detail on what will happen on the day of your eventual procedure:

Please go ahead and request a consultation appointment with Doctor Newton if you are considering getting circumcised as an adult.

The initial consultation can be done by phone if you are not local in Perth and will be travelling overnight for your procedure. We recommend a consultation to ensure that you make a fully informed decision.

Need more info about adult circumcision? Book a consultation now.

Getting Adult Circumcision, Right Here in Perth

There are a number of reasons why men may choose to get circumcised at an adult age. Some require circumcision as a cure for conditions like phimosis (an overly tight foreskin) while others choose circumcision for cosmetic and personal reasons. Whatever the reason for your choice to have a circumcision later in life, we will be pleased to consult with you and schedule a surgery at your convenience if that is your choice.

With our skin glue closure method, in addition to the standard suture technique, we are able to obtain good cosmetic outcomes without suture track marks in the skin. Adult circumcision procedures in our clinic offer a reliable result with limited discomfort.

For more information, or to schedule to speak with our doctor, please contact us today. Appointments are generally available within a short time and no referral is required. Our experienced Perth doctor offers circumcision procedures for men of all ages.

Adult Circumcision Costs in WA – Medicare Coverage?

All of our circumcision procedures are privately billed, with the total cost depending on the age of the patient.

With a valid Medicare Card, you will be able to receive a portion of the payment back as a rebate. The Medicare codes that we use for this procedure are 30658 and 18264. The Medicare rebate amount is the same for all patients, hence the gap fee depends upon the age.

You can check these Medicare codes with your Private Health Insurance to determine if any further coverage may be available in your case.

If you would like more detail on adult circumcision costs, please use the Circumcision Cost Confirmation form to send us your inquiry and we will reply fast with the detail you require.

Getting Circumcised at Your Age

We are often asked; “Am I too old to get circumcised?” and the answer is pretty much always “no”. Men and youth of all ages have surgery in our adult circumcision clinic. You can also find additional information regarding circumcision for babies, boys, and teens on dedicated pages on this website.

The most common age range for adult circumcision is 18–40 years old, but the procedure is regularly performed on a larger age range as requested for medical and personal reasons. The medical team at Gentle Procedures Clinic are experts at circumcising men of all ages, and we have collectively performed many tens of thousands of circumcision procedures in our affiliated clinics in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Please contact us today with your inquiry.

You can also use the cost confirmation form to request more information.

Our Perth clinic (serving all WA) offers the advantage of being focused on circumcision procedures. Our internal processes are optimized to deliver the best possible care to men requiring a circumcision.

The details below provide an overview of how your surgery will be performed and what to expect afterwards. You will receive detailed written instructions for post-surgery care as well as consult one-on-one with Doctor Newton.

Our team is available after the procedure as required to answer your questions and to react quickly in the unlikely event that there are any problems.

Dr. Newton will be reachable anytime in the days following your adult circumcision procedure. You will have his direct personal phone number.

The procedure itself will take about 15 minutes once the penis has been anaesthetized.

You will be kept for observation for an hour after surgery.

Follow-up is required on day two for dressing changes and then a week later.

On the morning of your circumcision, we recommend that you avoid coffee and other caffeinated beverages or stimulants. It is best if you are both physically and mentally calm. Bring your headphones and listen to your favourite relaxing music on your phone or another small music player during the surgery.

Do your best to have a good sleep the night before and follow your normal breakfast routine (except for minimizing coffee) so that you will feel your normal self. Some patients find it stressful to skip coffee and if you are one of those people who really need their coffee in the morning maybe just have one cup.

The goal is to minimize your stress, so have a cup of coffee if skipping it is will cause distress. We recommend that the patient have someone come with them to drive them home as well.

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Adult Circumcision FAQ

The procedure itself usually takes about 15 – 30 minutes once the anesthetic has taken effect. Generally, plan to be in our office for about 1.5 hours.
We employ a highly effective local anesthetic to ensure you are numb prior to proceeding.
The morning of your circumcision we recommend that you avoid coffee and other caffeinated beverages or stimulants. It is best if you are calm. Follow your normal breakfast routine (except for minimizing coffee) so that you will feel your normal self.
In all cases, the minimum length of time will be 6 weeks before the wound heals.
For those with an office job, you may return in 2-3 days. For those who work physical jobs, we suggest you rest for 5-7 days.
After your first week of taking it really easy you may resume regular activities as long as you are pain free, including sports or going to the gym. You should avoid any activity that puts pressure on the penis or scrotum for at least 3 weeks (biking etc.). No contact sports for 6 – 8 weeks.
You should not have sex or masturbate for 6 weeks after getting circumcised as an adult.
Most adult circumcision patients find that there is minimal pain post operatively. Expect some mild discomfort after your procedure for a couple days just like with any surgery, after which there may be some discomfort during the first 2 weeks with nocturnal erections but they are generally mild and relieved with acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

After the Procedure

Your penis may swell in the first two days. It is generally not very painful, and over-the-counter pain relievers are all you usually need.

You will have a dressing over the head of your penis. Please follow the doctor’s directions about when to remove it. Wear snug-fitting underwear that will hold the penis upright. This will help the swelling go down.

You can return to work and your routine when you feel ready. Some men return to sedentary work as soon as 2–3 days after circumcision. You will need to wait longer before returning to physical work.

A detailed care sheet will be provided with specific instructions to follow after your operation. The information on this page gives you a general idea about how long it will take for you to recover, but each person recovers at a different pace. Follow the care instructions to heal as fast as possible.

Dr. Newton will address your specific case and your detailed questions.

Post Circumcision Rest – Activities to Avoid

Rest when you feel tired. Getting enough sleep will help you recover fast. You may shower when you no longer have a bandage on your penis. Pat the cut (incision) dry. You may also take short baths if you wish.

Avoid strenuous activities, such as bicycle riding, jogging, weight lifting, or aerobic exercise, for four weeks or until your doctor says it is okay. You can return to work and normal activities, including driving, when you are comfortable doing them.

What to eat after circumcision as an adult

You can eat your normal diet. If your stomach is upset, try bland, low-fat foods like plain rice, broiled chicken, toast, and yogurt. Drink plenty of fluids (unless your doctor tells you not to). There is no medical reason to change from your usual meals in the days after getting circumcised. You will likely prefer to eat at home, at least for the first day or two, to maximize your comfort.

Incision care

Remove any dressing when your doctor says it is okay. Do this by soaking it off in a warm bath. Wear underwear that is comfortable for you. After the first few days, some men continue to prefer a snug fit for support, while others prefer loose-fitting briefs. Do what feels best for you.

Ice and elevation

Put ice or a cold pack on your groin for 10 to 20 minutes at a time. Try to do this every 1-2 for the first day. Put a thin cloth between the ice and your skin. Position your penis so that your underwear keeps it upright.

Sex After Circumcision

Do not have intercourse or masturbate for six weeks, or until your doctor says it is okay. An occasional erection is not harmful as long as you leave it alone. Do not stimulate the penis.


Care After Circumcision

Your doctor will tell you if and when you can restart any of your regular medications. He will also give you instructions about taking any new treatments in the short term.

If you take blood thinners or Aspirin, be sure to talk to the doctor. He will tell you if and when to start retaking those therapies. Make sure that you understand exactly what your doctor wants you to do.

Take pain medications exactly as directed. If the doctor gave you a prescription for pain, take it as prescribed. If you are not taking prescription pain medicine, ask your doctor if you can take an over-the-counter pain reliever.

Do not take two or more pain medications at the same time unless the doctor told you to. Many pain medicines have similar active ingredients, and taking too much may be harmful.

If you think your pain medicine is making you sick to your stomach:

  • Take your medicine after meals (unless your doctor has told you not to).
  • Ask your doctor for a different pain medicine.

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