• Most types of hypospadias are treated with a single operation, which is very likely to be successful.
  • Some severe varieties may need the surgery to be done in two stages. After the first operation, another one to complete the corrective process is done after at least 6 months.
  • The choice of a single operation or a staged correction should be left to the surgeon. Unfortunately, in some boys , the first operation may not be a success. In that case, another operation may be needed after at least 6 months to correct the problem.