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How is Peyronie’s Disease treated?

The goal of therapy is to maintain or regain sexual function by straightening the penis. Peyronie’s disease treatment should be individualized based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, degree of penile curvature, severity of penile shortening, the presence of penile narrowing, and whether erectile dysfunction is present.

There are a number of interventions available including:

Non-Surgical
  • Oral medications
  • Topical electric current therapy (iontophoresis)
  • Verapamil injections into the plaque
  • Mechanical stretching with vacuum devices or external penile extenders
Surgical

There are two techniques to make the penis straight:

  • Shortening the long (unaffected) side
  • Allograft