circumcision

What You Should Know About Circumcision

A circumcision involves removing the penis’ skin from its foreskin. The doctor extends penis’ foreskin using forceps and then excises the skin. To minimize pain and physiologic stress, the patient is typically given a topical or locally injected anesthesia. The penis is then exposed to a surgical instrument, and the …

How Much Does Circumcision Cost in America?

The average cost of circumcision in the United States is between $250 and $300. Although circumcision is common and a well-known procedure, some health insurance plans do not cover it. This is because many insurance companies consider the procedure elective and do not pay the facility fee. Parents who are …