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A 16-year-old male asked:

Hi im a 16 year old male and i recently had a circumcision surgery to correct phimosis. the scar that isnt so easy on the eyes. ive done some research on how to correct it and i dont think a revision is necessary. is laser treatment an option?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Circumcision Scar: The scar may continue to change over time depending how long ago the surgery was. You are not used to seeing yourself that way and your body image is changing so there is also a psychological adjustment happening. Please see your doctor to make sure all is well. Peace and good health.

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