Frequently Asked Questions

Answering his patients’ questions and concerns is a top priority of Dr. Padron’s. Each patient is unique, both in circumstance and treatment. Below is a list of frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions be sure to bring them to Dr. Padron’s attention at the time of your consultation.

An average of 1 in 5 men over the age of 20 are affected by erectile dysfunction.

Stress, anxiety, loss of blood flow related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, pelvic trauma, pelvic surgery, smoking, and living an unhealthy lifestyle, as well as certain medications can lead to erectile dysfunction. Low testosterone levels may also contribute to erectile dysfunction.

There is a minimally invasive procedure that is safe and very effective. An implant is placed in the penis that allows for a controlled, healthy erection.

There are two types of penile implants. One type is a malleable implant and the other is an inflatable implant.

Any procedure involving anesthesia has associated risk. Current prosthesis dramatically decrease the risk of infection.

The recovery period is typically 4-6 weeks, at which time you will be cleared to resume sexual activity.

The procedure is typically performed in a hospital or surgery center.

Dr. Padron has successfully performed over 500 procedures.

Erectile dysfunction can cause the penis size to decrease. As a result of this, an implant can increase the penis size.

Insurance plans vary greatly, but most insurance plans cover the procedure. Dr. Padron will work with your insurance company to determine whether or not penile implant surgery is covered within your current insurance plan.

Penile implants the most effective treatment for erectile dysfunction. Penile have the highest satisfaction rate among patients and their partners, among any treatment for erectile dysfunction.

The majority of men who have had one of the implants still experience a successful erection 10 years after surgery.

Neither orgasm or penile sensation are impacted as a result of the procedure. The only difference is the erection with penile prosthesis is maintained after orgasm.

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Florida Urology Partners:
5913 Webb Road
Tampa, FL 33615
  Phone: (813) 518-8512
Hours:  Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm