Erectile dysfunction (ED) is very common, affecting nearly 50% of men over the age of 40.
Left untreated, ED can have significant impact on a man’s relationship, self-esteem and overall well being.
Platelet Rich Plasma penile injection therapy (also commonly known as PRP shots) is a new, regenerative treatment option for erectile dysfunction, now available at NVY Center in Staten Island.
Platelet Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) has also been a successful treatment modality in orthopedics, plastic surgery, and sports medicine.
There is promising scientific data that shows the potential ability of PRP in regeneration of erectile tissue.
The practice of this therapy is currently considered an experimental treatment modality for ED according to 2018 Erectile Dysfunction guideline by American Urological Association.
Platelet rich plasma injection is a simple and near painless procedure which uses platelet rich plasma (PRP) drawn from your own blood to treat erectile dysfunction.
Platelets posses a variety of growth factors and substances with reparative and healing properties. There is promising scientific date that shows the potential ability and safety of PRP therapy in improving the health and functioning of erectile tissue.
PRP therapy is a well-tolerated procedure that usually has no impact on your medications or health conditions.
The doctors at NVY Center are pleased to be able to administer this new treatment to men who could potentially benefit from this treatment.