In many cases, surgery might be the most effective way to correct the penile curvature associated with Peyronie's disease. At Mayo Clinic, you would be considered a candidate for surgery if:
- You've had Peyronie's disease for more than six months
- Your curvature prevents satisfactory sexual intercourse
- Your disease (curvature) is stable
Reconstructive surgery for Peyronie's disease is a complex operation, requiring specialized techniques and experience. Mayo Clinic urologists have achieved a high rate of success using surgery to restore the normal shape and function of the penis in men who have Peyronie's disease.
Mayo Clinic urologists use different surgical procedures, depending on each man's symptoms and needs.
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