Some men experience pain arising from a tight band of skin that
is between the shaft of the penis and the glans (or knob) on the
underside of the penis. It can occur in both circumcised and
This condition can affect upwards of 5% of uncircumcised men.
It is less common in circumcised men.
I can perform a procedure to remove the tight band of skin
causing the pain.
Local anaesthetic is injected in to the band and when numb it is
carefully cut away. The resulting skin defect is then sutured
Pain, bleeding and infection are possible complications.
Sometimes scar tissue can reform. To help prevent
complications occurring it is recommended that you wash twice daily
with warm soapy water, rinse and dry.
No dressing is applied to the site after surgery.
I have not had these complications reported to me on those
whom I have operated on.
The cost is up to $74* for the initial consultation. An
approximate cost of the procedure can be determined at this
*Fees are subject to change. Please check with
reception when booking.
Please phone reception at Broadway Medical Centre to enquire about
Phone: 03 477 4335
Fax: 03 477 4337