What you need to know about penile plication

Penile plication surgery takes about 1  hour to perform depending on complexity.

There are certain risks and known complications of penile plication these include:

  • Penile shortening typically most men experience shortening of half a centimeter to 1-1/2 cm.  The more severe the curvature, the higher the likelihood of length loss.
  • Patients may experience decreased sensation in the penis or increased sensation in the penis.  A patient may also experience tingling and numbness.  There is a small risk of necrosis of the skin and glans.