Dr. Peters can help you get diagnosed and treated for Peyronie’s disease

 

Dr. David Peters is a Urologist who is also Fellowship-trained in Male Sexual Health.  He has a established a robust Men’s Health practice that is dedicated to caring for patients with Peyronie’s Disease.

It may comfort you to know that Dr. Peters talks about sensitive subjects like this every day, and his staff is highly trained to ensure your comfort during your visit.

To become a patient of  Dr. Peters, call 631-444-6270 

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Dr. Peters offers both non-surgical and surgical treatments to manage your penile curvature

 

 

 

Non-surgical Treatments

Observation

Traction Devices & Vacuum Devices

Oral Medications

Penile Injections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-surgical Treatments: Traction and Vacuum Devices

 

Traction Devices

Pros:

  • Avoids risks of surgery
  • Avoids needles to the penis
  • Works well with penile injection therapy
  • Potential to increase penis length
  • Side effects generally mild

Cons: 

  • Time consuming (up to several hours/day)
  • Potential for penile injury, bruising
  • Cumbersome, difficult to use
  • Typically small to modest improvement, Lots of effort

 

 

Vacuum Devices

Pros:

  • Avoids risks of surgery
  • Avoids needles to the penis
  • Potential to improve girth

Cons:

  • Cumbersome, difficult to use
  • May cause pain, numbness
  • Minimal improvement
  • Inferior to traction therapy

 

 

 

Non-surgical Treatments: Oral Therapy

Pros:

  • Potential to reduce progression of Peyronie’s
  • Treatment option during early (acute) Peyronie’s
  • May help reduce pain from Peyronie’s disease

Cons:

  • No oral therapies FDA approved to treat Peyronie’s
  • Not as effective as injections or surgery

 

 

 

 

Non-surgical Treatments: Injection Therapy

 

 

 

 

Pros:

  • Only FDA approved non-surgical option (Xiaflex)
  • More effective than other non-surgical treatments
  • Tiny needle, minimal discomfort
  • May help avoid surgery
  • Does not reduce penis length
  • Typically mild side effects: bruising, swelling

Cons:

  • Treatment may take several months
  • Series of injections, multiple visits
  • Typically a gradual improvement
  • Risk of penile rupture, injury
  • Not effective for all patients