Penile Length Preservation for Penile Implant Surgery

Enhancing Outcomes while Minimizing Potential Downfalls

Penile implant surgery, also known as penile prosthesis placement, is a viable treatment option for men with erectile dysfunction (ED) who have not responded to other non-surgical treatments. While this procedure can significantly improve sexual function and quality of life, concerns regarding potential penile length loss have been raised. However, with advancements in surgical techniques and post-operative care, it is possible to preserve penile length while mitigating the risks associated with the surgery.

What are strategies for penile length preservation during penile implant surgery, while addressing some of the potential downfalls?

Pre-operative assessment and patient counseling

A comprehensive evaluation is crucial for our ARES-XL surgeons to identify patients who are suitable candidates for the IDEAL penile implant and answer any questions patients may have. During this process, the surgeon will discuss the patient’s expectations, potential risks, and outcomes, including penile length preservation.

Preservation of erectile tissue

During implant surgery, our surgeons carefully handle and preserve the erectile tissue structures, including the corpora cavernosa and spongiosum. This approach helps to maintain the natural anatomical framework and supports penile length preservation. By avoiding unnecessary trauma to the tissues, the risk of scar formation and subsequent penile retraction can be minimized.

Post-operative rehabilitation

After penile implant surgery, patients should undergo a tailored rehabilitation program to maintain penile length and prevent fibrotic changes. Regular and appropriate use of the implant, including inflation and deflation cycles, can promote tissue expansion and prevent penile shortening caused by disuse atrophy. Compliance with post-operative instructions is crucial for optimizing outcomes.

What about surgeon expertise and experience?

The skill and experience of the surgeon performing a penis implant procedure play a vital role in penile length preservation. It is crucial to choose a surgeon with a proven track record in penile implant surgery and a deep understanding of the complex anatomy and surgical techniques involved. An experienced surgeon – like the ones at ARES-XL – can navigate the procedure with precision, minimizing the risk of complications and optimizing penile length outcomes.

At Ares-XL, we carefully select our surgeons based on their exceptional proficiency and extensive experience in penile implant surgery. Each surgeon undergoes a rigorous evaluation by their peers to ensure they strictly adhere to ARES-XL protocols, resulting in optimal improvements in length, girth, and overall patient satisfaction. Moreover, all our surgeons hold certifications from the esteemed Hismeros Center of Excellence, further assuring ARES-XL patients that they are being treated by the foremost experts in this specialized field.

Are there other individual patient factors?

It is important to recognize that penile length preservation outcomes can vary among individuals. Factors such as pre-existing penile curvature (Peyronie’s disease), previous surgeries, and overall penile health can influence the results. A personalized approach, tailored to the patient’s specific circumstances, can help optimize penile length preservation.

Schedule a Penile Implant Consultation with a Specialist

Are you considering a penile implant but worried about potential reductions in length? The IDEAL implant by ARES-XL could be the ideal solution for you! Reach out to us today for further details. Patients from all over the United States and other countries flock to see our certified penile implant experts based in New York and Georgia. Begin the process today by completing our secure online form.