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Prosthetic Surgery

For individuals who have responded poorly to the other options and wish to pursue their inability to initiate and/or to maintain erections that are rigid enough for intercourse, implantation of bendable or inflatable rods inside the penis offers and excellent alternative.

When surgery is undertaken, the patient “gives up” their own ability to achieve erections but achieves a reliable way to achieve erections on demand. As with any prosthetic there is a risk of infection (necessitating device removal) or mechanical failure. The latter is inevitable with inflatable systems. Penile Prosthetics are constantly being improved with significant reduction in these risks.

For men who have problems with penile curvature (Peyronie’s disease), we offer medical therapy as well as surgical therapy including penile plication, plaque incision/excision and grafting, and penile prosthesis placement.