Penile implants are devices placed inside the penis to allow men with erectile dysfunction ...
What is a penile implant? A penile implant, or penile prosthesis, is a treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED) . The surgery involves placing inflatable or flexible rods into the penis.
Penis implants enable men with erectile dysfunction, or ED, to get an erection. Most of the 30 million men in the United States who have ED can turn to Viagra and similar drugs.
A penile implant is usually used when there is a clear medical cause for ED and when the problem is unlikely to resolve or improve naturally or with other medical treatments.
Penile implant placement is performed on men who have erectile dysfunction refractory to medications and other treatment procedures. In penile implant placement, implants are usually classified into two types as inflatable and semi-rigid (malleable) penile implants.
Often, for men with ED, implants offer a safe option for regaining satisfaction in your sex life and have higher satisfaction rate than more conservative methods. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, urology specialist William Brant, MD, FACS, FECSM is an expert at identifying the causes of erectile dysfunction and designing a personalized treatment plan to help restore your ability to have an erection.