Category: Misc. Fiqh
Fatwa#: 25699
Asked Country: United States

Answered Date: Sep 08,2013

Title: Is laser circumcision Halal?

Question

Is Laser Circumcision Halal?

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykumwa-rahmatullāhiwa-barakātuh.

Laser circumcision is a surgical procedure which entails the removal of the excess foreskin by a laser beam. [1]This process entails minimal bleeding and trauma much lesser than conventional circumcision procedures.[2]

Laser circumcision surgery is permissible.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best                                       

Mufti Ismail Desai,
Darul Iftaa
Durban, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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