Top 5 Things to Know About Peyronie’s Disease
In 10-15% of patients with Early Stage (Acute or Active Stage – First 12 months) disease, the curvature may improve. While it may resolve in some of these men, in others, improvement may be a result of underlying damage to erection quality. Less hard erections may mask true curvature.
Surgical treatment is Not recommended for Active Stage disease in patients with good erections. Patients with severe erectile dysfunction are well served with penile implant
Topical Verapamil is of little benefit.
Xiaflex has been shown to help men with moderate to severe disease
The penile implant is an optimal treatment for moderate to severe Peyronie’s disease associated with erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is among the few urologists in New York City who has been approved to participate in XIAFLEX REMS program and can administer Xiaflex for treatment of Peyronie’s disease to eligible men.
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