This surgery implants a device into the penis. The device can produce an erection-like state. It enables a man to have sexual intercourse. A penile prosthesis does not change the sensation on the skin of the penis or the ability to reach orgasm or ejaculate.

Penile Implant
Penile Implant
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A penile prosthesis insertion is for men who want to have an erection, including those who have:

  • Not responded to other treatment options such as pills, suppositories, vacuum devices, and injections
  • Certain diseases such as diabetes or vascular disease
  • Physical injuries such as spinal cord injury
  • Certain surgeries that have made having an erection impossible