For certain medical conditions the only way to overcome erectile dysfunction is with a penile implant. Today’s implants are truly advanced medical devices, offering a safe and reliable option for men to resume a normal, satisfying sex life. A penile implant is a device that is placed into the shaft of a man’s penis, which provides consistent erections through a saline pump mechanism (inflatable implant) or manual positioning (malleable implant). The implant does not make the penis larger; it only allows it to function again. Also, the implant does not change the way a man urinates or ejaculates.

• Inflatable Penile Implant: Coloplast Titan® and Titan OTR

The Coloplast Titan OTR implant is a three-piece device made of Bioflex®, a biopolymer material, and filled with sterile saline (salt water) fluid. The device operates by shifting fluid from one part of the implant to another in order to make the penis erect.
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• Malleable Penile Implant: Coloplast Genesis®
The malleable penile implant consists of two malleable rods. The rods are implanted in the chambers of the penis. When an erection is desired the patient positions the penis into an erect state. When the erection is no longer desired, the patient returns the penis to its original flaccid-like position.
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• Other Procedures: Erectile dysfunction, female urology, incontinence, and infertility

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Common Questions

How effective are the implants?
Penile implants have an extremely low failure rate (approximately 2%-5%), and all devices are covered with a lifetime warranty.

Will anyone be able to tell that I have an implant?
Penile implants are concealed completely within the body, and are not visible to the naked eye.

Will my insurance cover this procedure?
Most insurance, including Medicare, cover the implant. Please have your physician’s office work with your insurer to determine your actual cost.

How long does it take to recover?
Most patients can resume normal sexual activity 4-6 weeks after surgery.