Circumcision is regarded as one of the safest routine operations today. Each year there are over a million circumcisions performed in North America.
Here at Intramed Medical Centre in Calgary, Dr. Crouse performs Pollock Technique™ circumcision, including use of a Mogen clamp and adequate local anaesthetic methods.
For newborns and babies up to six months old, extensive pain control methods are employed, including Tylenol before the procedure, an oral sugar solution (which has been shown to reduce pain perception), topical freezing spray, and a quick & long acting local anesthetic.
Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment for circumcision.
What Is Pollock Technique™ Circumcision?
The Pollock Technique™ can be used for babies, teens and adult men, and consists of using a Mogen clamp under long-acting local anesthetic.
Intramed currently offers Pollock Technique™ circumcisions for infants up to 3 months of age, for teens age 13 and up, and any adult male. The Pollock Technique™ circumcision operation takes only a minute for newborns.
We feel that Pollock Technique™ circumcision is an effective and gentle procedure for infants, teens, and men. Only local anesthetic is needed and recovery time is relatively fast.
We routinely provide circumcision for teens who are 13 and up, as well as adult circumcision for men of any age.
Our method is fast, and has proven safe over the past 25 years. This is one of the reasons why so many physicians refer their patients to our clinic.
Please call us anytime at 403-255-6196 with questions or to schedule an appointment.
Our Circumcision Method and Pain Control Approach
The Pollock Technique™ used here at Intramed by Dr. Crouse is based on the Mogen technique. This technique is known for its quickness and safety. In conjunction with this technique, Dr. Crouse uses the most complete and extensive pain control methods available. This ensures that your son will feel little or no pain at all.
The entire circumcision (including bandaging) takes under 60 seconds. To calm the baby during the procedure, a sugar filled gauze pacifier soaked with sweet juice is used, as well as sufficient local anaesthetic.