The Crooked Wiener, part I; The History of la Peyronie’s Disease

Although Francois Gigot de la Peyronie, the French Surgeon, is credited with describing the disease in 1743, it actually appears in the scientific literature as far back as the 13th century.  When Peyronie’s paper on induratio penis plastica was published in the journal of the Royal Academy of Surgery, his name was forever associated with … More The Crooked Wiener, part I; The History of la Peyronie’s Disease

FDA Issues New Labeling Guideline For Testosterone

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring pharmaceutical companies to change their labeling of testosterone to warn men of an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. This warning is based on two controversial papers, one of which has generated worldwide petitions to have it redacted.  The November 2013 study published in the Journal … More FDA Issues New Labeling Guideline For Testosterone

The Crooked Wiener: Isn’t There Anything We Can Do About Peyronie’s Disease?

There are few conditions in Men’s Health that cause as much emotional trouble as Peyronie’s Disease, even more than erectile dysfunction.  Peyronie’s Disease can not only cause erectile dysfunction, but can also cause pain, deformity and shortening of the penis, and can make sex an uncomfortable experience for both the man and his partner.  There … More The Crooked Wiener: Isn’t There Anything We Can Do About Peyronie’s Disease?

Urolift VIP Visit

On March 6, 2015, Dr. Agins was flown to the Neotract Headquarters to observe the manufacture of the Urolift System for the relief of urinary symptoms from an enlarged prostate.  This is a ten minute office procedure that unblocks the prostate. There is no catheter and there are no sexual side effects.  Dr. Agins performs THE … More Urolift VIP Visit

Erectile Dysfunction: The Solution, part III. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

A picture is worth a thousand words and in this final installment of my series of essays on erectile dysfunction, I will include visual representations of all of the treatment options we can offer based on the underlying problem, including a video of a penile implant. SOME OF THESE IMAGES ARE GRAPHIC!!! Vacuum Erection Devices … More Erectile Dysfunction: The Solution, part III. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

Erectile Dysfunction, The Solution, part deux

So now we have performed our straightforward and easy evaluation and we have identified The Problem.  Now we get to discuss The Solution. Low testosterone or an abnormal ratio of testosterone to estrogen can be easily reversed.  Testosterone can be increased with oral medication, topical creams and gels, inceptions, or pellets. Nerve issues may impair … More Erectile Dysfunction, The Solution, part deux