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Penis surgery and alternatives to surgery

Penis surgery, including the penile implant and inflatable penis implant, are viable effective ED treatment options that provide a drug-free alternative to PDE-5 potency drugs.

Penis Surgery for Male Impotence

Erectile dysfunction specialists can also perform Erectile Dysfunction and male impotence surgery. Implanted Erectile Dysfunction devices fall into one of two categories: a malleable penile prosthesis, which involves the surgical insertion of rods into the corpora cavernosa, and an inflatable penile prosthesis. The inflatable penis implant is available in two or three piece models and consists of surgically implanted cylinders that are expanded with fluid via an implanted reservoir pump activated by touch.

Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie’s Disease is a condition that causes the curvature of the penis when erect. Patients with a severe case can find relief with a plication procedure, in which abnormal scar tissue or plaque is removed and the penis is straightened. Another surgical treatment for Peyronie’s Disease includes plaque incisions and grafting. To increase the surface area and to correct the curvature of the penis, incisions are made into the plaque and skin grafts are inserted. Some cases may also require a plaque excision and grafting procedure to remove scar tissue/plaque and replace it with skin grafts.

Possible Alternatives to Surgery

While penis surgery has proven to be highly effective, and is still the recommended option for some patients, it is an invasive solution that requires a recovery period. The relatively recent introduction of acoustic wave therapy for ED has offered possible alternatives to surgery well worth considering for many patents.

Shockwave therapy also known as acoustic wave therapy for ED, has proven to be an effective ED treatment for patients with many types of physical complications such as diabetes and neurological issues. In the course of using acoustic wave therapy for ED, specialists have discovered it has proven especially effective in the treatment of Peyronie’s Disease and may indeed become the preferred method for treatment. Acoustic wave therapy for ED includes a program of six sessions spaced out over two to three weeks, and the effects may last up to two years.

If you are suffering from ED problems, discuss your specific issues and obtain a thorough diagnosis from an experienced specialist. Inquire about the use of surgical options such as the penile implant and the inflatable penis implant, and see if they offer acoustic wave therapy for ED as another potential ED treatment option.