Simply put, phalloplasty is the surgical enhancement of the appearance, function, or size of the penis. Understanding these procedures will help you to make the right choices for you. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about penile surgery in the Houston area.
Are there different types of penis enlargement?
Yes! Houston penis enlargement procedures are available in two basic types:
- Lengthening procedures increase the outside length of your penis. These procedures usually involve the release of the basal penile ligament, which holds the penis close to the body. Generally, this results in an increase the length of your flaccid penis by an average of one to two inches.
- Widening procedures increase the girth of your penis. The most popular methods for increasing width and size of your shaft are fat transfer procedures. They potentially can increase the girth of your penis by as much as 50 percent. Grafts may also be used to increase the size of your penis.
Can phalloplasty provide added confidence in changing rooms, bathrooms and showers?
Many patients report that they feel much more confident in these situations afterwards. Because penis enhancement surgeries change the appearance of the flaccid penis, they are a great way to increase your self-esteem and to help you feel more comfortable in these environments.
Can penile surgery correct cosmetic issues?
One of the most common reasons for considering penis surgery is to correct imperfections in the shape or appearance of the penis. Cosmetic procedures may include surgeries to correct issues with incomplete circumcision, scar tissue and other imperfections which could lead to embarrassment or stress in some social situations.
How much will penis enhancement cost?
The cost of your procedure will vary depending on the type of surgery you choose and the extent of the work to be done. Your Houston penis enhancement specialists will discuss the costs of your procedure with you before your treatment begins. This will ensure that you understand all aspects of your care before you decide on the right procedure for you.
How do I prepare for penile procedures?
Your surgeon will provide you with a detailed list of instructions before your penile surgery. You may be asked to stop taking some medications or to stop eating and drinking during the lead-up to your surgery.
The Texas Phalloplasty Institute offers phalloplasty options designed to suit your needs and to help you feel confident in all types of personal and public situations. Our team will work with you to determine the right approach for your needs and your objectives. Call our offices today at 713-674-7201 or toll-free at 1-800-922-4583 to schedule a consultation with us. We look forward to the chance to provide you with the best options for you.