Request an Appointment. Refer a Patient. Circumcision is a surgical procedure that removes the skin that covers the tip of the penis — the foreskin. This means some men may choose to get circumcised in adulthood or never at all.
We here at SELF give vaginas a lot of attention, which makes sense. But penises—including uncircumcised penises in particular—deserve their time in the sun, too. Why the emphasis on the uncircumcised penis instead of, well, all of them? Here are 11 things everyone should know about uncircumcised penises, and, as a bonus, some circumcision facts sprinkled in, too. The foreskin is the protective shroud that covers the head glans of a penis , S.