A question about curvature:
IMPLANTS AND PENILE BLOOD SUPPLY
[Someone was commenting about the tissues in the penis.]
> There are three areas of erectile tissue; one on either
> side of the penis and one around the urethra along the
> bottom of the penis. There is ample blood circulation
> between the two sides for the injection to do its work. . .
[It prompted Wendy to make this reply.]
This reminds me of a question that we asked my husband's implant surgeon. We
asked if he would have any growth in the head of his penis once he had the
implant. He explained that the blood supply inside the two chambers would be
permenantly damaged because that is where the rods would be placed. But he
also explained that a third supplier of blood (around the urethra) to the
penis would not be damaged from the implant surgery.
This explains why he still gets partial erections even before the implant
is activated. The implant gives him the rigidity that he needs but he already
has substancial penile growth once arousal begins. This blood supply is
adequate enough to bring a great deal of blood into the penis. This is why
he has a completely normal erection once the implant is activated -- you
cannot tell by touching or looking that there are rods inside.
I suspect that some men do not have this additional blood into the penis and
that is why they have different results with the implant. My husband also had
curvature from using the VED for 2 1/2 years. The implant took care of the
curvature. My theory is that even though he used the VED for exercise and
pleasure it was still not enough to keep the penis vibrant. I suspect the
bending had to do with some scar tissue or atrophy on that one side because
he started having this bending as soon as he started using VED.
[NOTE: To see a drawing of these tissues in the penis, click here.]
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