What is Circumcision?

Circumcision is a safe procedure for men which generally involves a surgical intervention to provide relief from a range of conditions, including:

  • balanitis (swelling of the foreskin)
  • balanoposthitis (inflammation of the tip and foreskin of the penis)
  • paraphimosis (inability to return a retracted foreskin to its original position)
  • phimosis (inability to retract the foreskin)

Your Question answered

Pre & post operation

General information on what you can expect before and after your circumcision.

Circumcision Dictionary

General terminology related to the penis and circumcision.

Anatomy

Basic anatomy of the penis that will help you understand your problem and aid in the discussion of the solution

Circumcision

We aim to share our knowledge with you here, covering all the topics related to circumcision:

Phimosis

Do you have a tight foreskin?
Is it not retractable even in a flaccid state?
Does it result in painful erections or intercourse?

Contact

If you are still unsure about your options, or would simply like some more information to help put your mind at ease, please just let us know, and we would be delighted to speak with you in a confidential and reassuring manner. 

Experienced Staff You Can Trust

Our Clinic provides medical and surgical care to private clients seeking a discreet and private health care facility complying with Best Practice.

All services are provided by qualified Medical Doctors registered with the Irish Medical Council.

The Clinic has provided surgical services for circumcisions and vasectomies since 2006, and the doctor providing these services has been performing these surgeries for the last 23 years.

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Years in Business

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How common are Circumcision?

30% of men are circumcised Worldwide.
On average 56% of men in America are circumcised compared with only 8.5% of men in the UK
In Ireland, that number is even lower, and this is generally thought to be a result of embarrassment. We aim to change this and to help many thousands of Irish men who are suffering with easily treatable conditions.

What are the reasons?

In Europe, these are the most common reasons:

A persistent medical condition
Phimosis or tight foreskin
Paraphimosis
Chronic Balanitis
Lichen Sclerosa (white depigmentation of foreskin with/out phimosis)
Painful Erections
Recurrent infection of foreskin
Injury with or without painful scarring
Chronic medical conditions with increased risk of infection i.e. Diabetes
Elongated foreskin in flaccid state
Foreskin discoloration
Cosmetic appearance of a circumcised penis
Hygiene or perceived hygiene reason

How can it be fixed?

Under normal circumstances the foreskin should be able to retract over the glans when the penis is in a flaccid state, as well as when in an aroused state.
If this isn’t the case and foreskin doesn’t retract, you most probably have a phimosis
After examination of your presentation and condition, we will inform you of the different options available, accommodating your preferences
The narrowing foreskin is fixed through either a partial or classic circumcision

What are my options?

Full or Classic Circumcision:

In this case, the entire foreskin is removed
The glans is completely exposed at all times
Either have a narrow or wide cuff behind the glands, depending on examination findings

Partial Circumcision:

The most popular procedure
Only remove the mechanical stricture – correcting the concern
It is executed exactly like a classical circumcision, except less foreskin is removed
The procedure is slightly more complicated and takes a little longer to perform
Recovery is a bit slower, requiring more focused after care.
A more natural appearance afterwards, compared to a classic circumcision

Frenuloplasty / Preputioplasty / Frenulectomy:

Frenulum breve presentation (short frenulum)
This could be natural, or due to scarring
Most of the time its part of a bigger problem i.e. tight phimosis or paraphimosis
Surgical correction with a special technique allows lengthening of the frenulum to appropriate size.

What Clinic Reviews

What Clinic is a unbiased medical review, curated by patients. all the Reviews are verified by the website to confirm their testimonial.

CLIENT REVIEWS

Outstanding

Got the partial circumcision from doctor Sam and I have to say that the service was outstanding. Initially, I sent an email explaining my query and Sam got back to me super fast and even offered me a phone call to discuss everything fully. I was provided with a date for my appointment within days and had the op done in no time. Sam and his receptionist are really nice and genuine people who are really easy to talk to which makes you feel really comfortable on the day of the operation. The operation was painless and the recovery was far easier than I had anticipated. I was even provided with a free meal afterwards. My only regret is that I didn’t get the operation sooner. Anybody who is considering getting it done or is hesitant to get any issue of this nature checked out, don’t waste any more time. 5 star service, would recommend to

Robbie
29/03/2021
Doctor Sam

Amazing Results

This was my very first operation and it was a smooth and quick experience. Dr Sam is an intelligent and caring doctor who knows how to get the job done. I am very pleased I went to NuaCell and I am glad he treated me with utmost care. I highly recommend going to NuaCell if you need to receive circumcision or any male anatomy issues that is needed to be resolved. Thank you very much Dr Sam for treating me with utmost

Patrick G
13/07/2020
Doctor Sam

I had a classical circumcision

I had a classical circumcision as I was suffering from balanitis and phimosis and it was really uncomfortable and hurt pretty bad. I was left on a public waiting list for over a year to even see a urologist and when I discussed the problem with him he told me that I might have to wait for almost a year again and to get the procedure done and that’s when I said enough is enough. I paid 1050 euro and I think the price is very reasonable I would definitely recommend this clinic to anyone who has this problem. After been told I had to wait a year to see a urologist and maybe another year to actually get the circumcision procedure done, I decided to go to a private clinic and I was surprised how friendly and relaxing the experience was. Dr. Sam was excellent and very welcoming I didn’t even feel like I was going to have an operation. Dr. Sam described everything about the procedure and after care and possible effects as well as giving his own opinion and experience. I would highly recommend this

Mihai
20/06/2018
Doctor Sam

Grateful for excellent care and attention to my situation.

I have been suffering from phimosis for many years now and I always thought there would be no way to eradicate it. I stumbled across this clinic on the internet and decided to make a consultation with Dr. Sam. I was apprehensive prior to my consultation because of my feeling of embarrassment but Dr. Sam possesses an approachable and extremely friendly manner that diminished any negative feeling I had. Dr. Sam talked me through the procedure of partial circumcision and gave me an operation date scheduled the week after my consultation. The operation went perfectly and it was over before I knew it. Since then I have been recovering quickly with no issues arising. Dr. Sam has been consistently in contact with me regarding my recovery. This is something I greatly appreciate given the difficult nature of the situation, having Dr. Sam guide me through the motions has made the whole process so easy. I’m now a little over a week since my surgery and my recovery is going perfectly. Dr. Sam is still in regular contact with me and any questions I’ve had have been answered quickly with great effect. I would definitely recommend Dr. Sam to anyone struggling with a similar condition, I already feel like a new person. All I can say is I wish I did it sooner! I cannot stress how grateful I am of Dr. Sam’s constant care and attention to my

Adam S
12/08/2020
Dr. Samuel van Eeden / Nuacell Clinic

A top doctor, top clinic and very comfortable, painless experience

Classic circumcision and frenuloplasty. For years I had been suffering from ongoing infections/balanitis under the foreskin despite keeping myself clean. Post intimacy give or take a few days, balanitis would rear its ugly head constantly (excuse the pun). A number of years back I was sent to a urologist and I booked in the surgery but pulled out at the last second. A number of my buddies had adult circumcisions done and said it was going to be a painful recovery. Fast forward a few years and I wanted not to go through the whole process of waiting for surgery for months (again), but started looking online and came across Arte Novi. I am 1 week post my op and I can honestly say I have had ZERO pain since I first sat in the comfortable operating chair. The only bit of discomfort (minimal discomfort) is being awoken in the early hours with nocturnal tumescence. I was given a cream for these occurrences which I haven’t had to use once! Would highly recommend Arti Novi to anyone looking for a top doctor, top clinic and very comfortable, painless experience and really fast recovery! I told some folks at work I was getting an up on my leg, to preempt a limp I may have had on my return to work a few days later but there is no limp whatsoever! I chose Arte Novi because of the reviews I had read online on Whatclinic.com and I am glad I had my procedure done here. The clinic is in a beautiful location of Malahide. It is a spotless, friendly clinic and Dr. Sam is the man! A top surgeon, top guy. He is very friendly and makes his patients feel at ease from the very first discussion on the phone. A genius with that laser used to do the procedure (which ensures much much faster recovery) and I know Dr. Sam is a top hair transplant surgeon too. I have a bald patch so that could well be next on the

Mike
24/08/2018
Doctor Sam

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