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The Link Between Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction Apr 11th, 2021

Conditions associated with blood vessel problems are linked to Erectile Dysfunction (ED). The most common of these conditions are diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), coronary disease, and elevations in blood lipids (cholesterol). Diabetics and patients with hypertension frequently have heart disease. These conditions often interfere with the ability of the...

Nonsurgical Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction Apr 1st, 2021

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the persistent inability to get and maintain an erection that is sufficient to have satisfactory sexual intercourse. ED not only affects you and your quality of life, but it also affects your partner. At Advanced Urological Care in New York, N.Y., Dr. J. Francois Eid is...

Circumcision Revisited: An Historical Perspective Mar 26th, 2021

Until 1870, circumcision was a cultural practice limited primarily to Jews and Muslims. It became widespread in the United States at the turn of the 20th Century, and neither the practice nor the justifications have really evolved since then. The Case Circumcision became a medical procedure in 1870, instead of...

Recognizing Symptoms of Peyronie's Disease Feb 16th, 2021

Erectile dysfunction is only one symptom of Peyronie’s disease (PD). Men dealing with this condition can experience reduced intimacy, lower quality of life, and even pain during sex. Fortunately, Dr. J. Francois Eid is highly trained in Peyronie’s disease and offers many surgical and nonsurgical options to treat it. At...

Penile implant procedure: Specialist vs General Urologist? Feb 10th, 2021

Talking to a doctor about a penile implant procedure might feel uncomfortable. However, if you’re speaking with an expert, you can relax. There’s a big difference in having a general urologist talk about your options compared to speaking with an expert who performs more than 300 implants every year.   Dr....

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Am I a Candidate for a Male Sling? Dec 14th, 2020

Urinary incontinence occurs when you’re unable to store urine in your bladder without involuntary loss, thus experiencing leakage. An overactive bladder may cause this, or it may be a result of prostate removal. Regarding the later, leakage may even happen during sex, which can damage your self-esteem. At Advanced Urological...

The Best Part of Having a Penile Implant Nov 30th, 2020

A penile implant gives patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) the opportunity to have sexual intercourse again after unsuccessful treatment attempts. There are many benefits to this kind of treatment, including intense satisfaction and cost savings. Dr. J. Francois Eid at Advanced Urological Care has performed over 7,000 penile implant surgeries...

3 Interesting Facts About Surgical Penile Implants Oct 28th, 2020

Let’s begin this discussion with the most important fact you should understand about erectile dysfunction (ED): More than half of men experience ED at some point in their lives and the problem tends to increase with age. The next most important point to consider is that there are many effective...

Facts About Surgical Penile Implants Oct 29th, 2019

If you have trouble developing and maintaining an erection on a regular basis, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Causes of ED range from physical to psychological, or may be a combination of both. Aging also plays a role in ED. Having ED can result in feelings of...