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:
- Oral medications
- Topical electric current therapy (iontophoresis)
- Verapamil injections into the plaque
- Mechanical stretching with vacuum devices or external penile extenders
There are two techniques to make the penis straight:
- Shortening the long (unaffected) side