The Penuma implant is the only cleared male aesthetic enhancement implant available on the market today. Use of the Penuma implant is often only indicated if there have been no other enhancement procedures previously performed. Safety is always the highest priority when it comes to any surgery, as well as the maintenance of your sexual wellness. Many invasive treatments or injections have risks which can be compounded by performing additional procedures. It is best to thoroughly research your options before electing to undergo any penis enlargement procedure.
Risks associated with fat injection and PMMA injection
Fat injection is performed by taking fat from a donor area on your body such as the abdomen, treating it, and then injecting it into the penis. PMMA, which stands for polymethyl-methacrylate, found in Artefill, is another injectable option for enhancement of the penis. PMMA is a “permanent filler,” which means that the polymethyl-methacrylate microspheres are not absorbable by the body. The use of these injections, especially after other penile enhancement procedures, can lead to risks of fat embolism in the case of fat injections and arterial blockage or vasculature damage in the case of PMMA injections.
Why fat injections and PMMA injections are not compatible with the Penuma implant
These procedures are not compatible with the Penuma implant as they increase the likelihood of complications. Any advice that suggests having either of these injections performed before a Penuma implant should be discussed immediately with Dr. Elist, as you will no longer be eligible for a Penuma implant.
Fat injections open you up to complications such as infection and fat embolism, especially due to the highly vasculature tissue contained within the penis. Incorrect injection of PMMA microspheres into the penis also has undue risk since the likelihood of microspheres entering the bloodstream is high. These procedures are difficult to reverse, as well.
Eligibility for the Penuma implant
Eligibility for the Penuma implant generally consists of but is not limited to the following:
- Good overall health
- Not prone to high blood pressure
- No on-going infections, especially in the penis
- No previous penile enhancement procedures, although the type of treatment performed can be discussed with one of our consultants to further determine your eligibility.
- Good skin quality
- Over 21 years of age
- Circumcised (circumcision can be performed prior to the procedure)
- Not on continuous use of blood-thinning medication
These conditions should be met but can be discussed with one of our consultants to ensure that you are confirmed to be a safe and suitable candidate for the Penuma implant.
Previous penile enhancement procedures can be a contraindication for the Penuma implant
Other penile enhancement procedures that could be a contraindication for the Penuma implant include but are not limited to the following:
- Fat grafting or fat injection
- PMMA/ silicone injections
- Other enhancement procedures
These are possible contraindications due to the fact that other procedures can lead to a higher risk of infections, complications, or damage to the penile skin. Damage to the penile skin specifically will restrict a patient from the option of having a Penuma implant inserted as it would be unsafe.
Can other penile enhancement procedures be reversed so that I am eligible for a Penuma implant?
In some cases, other implants can be removed prior to becoming eligible for a Penuma implant. This depends primarily on the nature of the foreign body that has been previously injected or grafted into the penis. Foreign material such as the PMMA microspheres is difficult to remove due to their ability to move and disperse within the penis and the body. Fat grafts can often be removed and may require being removed if the tissue has died and is not being naturally reabsorbed into the body. Even so, you will require time to heal prior to determining your eligibility.
Benefits of the Penuma implant
The Penuma implant is the only cleared device for aesthetic enhancement of the penis. The Penuma implant can:
- Increase girth
- Increase the appearance of length up to 2.5 inches
- Is composed of medical grade silicone
- Has a natural feel without being overly noticeable under the skin
- Does not detract from your ability to get and maintain an erection
- Does not reduce pleasure or sensation
- Leaves the vital functioning parts of your penis intact
- Can enhance pleasure for both you and your partner
The Penuma implant can enhance not only your self-confidence but it can be an excellent boost to your sense of masculinity, which can have far-reaching effects in your daily life.
Choosing the Penuma implant first
The Penuma has incredibly high satisfaction rates among patients over a 5-year study, and has been in use for nearly 15 years. Choosing the Penuma implant as the first option for male enhancement is an easy choice considering its high satisfaction rates. If you are currently planning on or researching other male enhancement procedures, especially to have in combination with the Penuma implant, then call one of our personal consultants who will be happy to provide further information on the Penuma implant and your eligibility. Why undergo multiple procedures when you can undergo only one that is simple and effective?
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Why choose Dr. Elist and the Penuma implant?
Dr. Elist was one of the foremost developers of the Penuma implant and performs this exclusive procedure at his private office in Beverly Hills. Our personal consultants will work with you to determine your eligibility and help you with every step of your penile enhancement journey. They will help you with your travel plans and accommodation near Los Angeles if you are from out of town and ensure that you are well taken care of. Patient care and world-class service are what Dr. Elist and his team strive to deliver to all of their patients. Call today and speak with one of our personal consultants to find out if the Penuma implant will help you lead a happier, more confident life.