This treatment involves surgically placing an inflatable 3-piece device into the penis, allowing erection to occur as often and for as long as desired. These implants consist of an inflatable device or semi rigid rods made from silicone or polyurethane.
It offers a definitive solution to the patient with erectile dysfunction, and it carries very high percentages of patient and partner satisfaction. It is inserted through a very small incision in the midline of the scrotum and the penis, thus offering excellent cosmetic results. Through the same incision a small reservoir is placed next to the urinary bladder and the pump used to inflate and deflate the penis is hidden in the scrotum in position easily palpable by the patient.
The quality of the erections achieved with the prosthesis is excellent and the patient experiences the same level of sexual satisfaction and sensation as before. The prosthesis is also not obvious to the sexual partner and both can experience a healthy and normal sexual life. As with any surgery, there is a small risk of complications such as infection.