What if a Vasectomy Reversal Fails?

Thanks to several improvements in surgical techniques in recent years, the success rates of vasectomy reversal have never been better. Generally, between 40 and 90 percent of men who undergo this procedure regain fertility without much delay. This rate is somewhat dependent on factors such as the surgeon’s experience and the length of time that…


Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer

Each year, a few hundred thousand new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed. This cancer of the male reproductive system is the second most common male cancer in our country. It is estimated to cause more than 30,000 deaths this year. As much as we need to be aware of the risks and potential seriousness…


What is Cystoscopy and Why Might I Need One?

Experiencing symptoms in the urological system, such as painful urination, can be alarming in and of itself. In light of symptoms, it is vital to obtain a thorough health examination. In addition to performing a comprehensive health history, a urologist may also suggest certain tests to better understand the nature of the current physical condition.…

Peyronie’s Disease Palm Desert, CA

Tackle the Effects of a Curved Penis with Personal Urologic Care

Contrary to the idea that women are more concerned than men with their appearance, the male population tends to have a few common areas of concern that get attention almost daily. One body part that is of particular interest to just about every man is his penis. When the size, shape, or slant of the…

Testicular Cancer Rancho Mirage CA

Are Testicular Self-Exams Necessary?

With other cancers being so prevalent, testicular cancer is not a type that we tend to hear much about. However, statistics indicate that more than 350 men lose their lives to testicular cancer each year, and another 10,000 men are diagnosed with this frightening condition every year. This means we need to talk about it.…


When Low Libido Causes Concern

Libido is an important aspect of sexual health. When you think about it, it is our libido, or sex drive, that drives that train we call sexual function. If we don’t feel interested in sex, we are less likely to initiate or respond to our partner in a positive manner. What can make libido a…

General Urology La Quinta, CA

The “Dad Bod” Can Only be Celebrated So Much

We want to be kind to ourselves and others about body-type. This has become a popular topic of discussion in recent years, coming off of a trend of physical fitness that made most average people feel uncomfortable in their skin. The term “Dad Bod” even took hold, praising the less-muscular physique seen on celebrity men…

Labiaplasty La Quinta, CA

The Low Down on Labiaplasty

When we think about our appearance, it’s so easy to focus on all the parts of the body that are visible to others. We’re at the end of summer, which may give a large percentage of the popular a sigh of relief. Now that we’re headed for cooler weather, the push to maintain a perfectly…

Erectile Dysfunction Rancho Mirage, La Quinta & Palm Springs, CA

Herbal Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction: Why You Should Say “No.”

Sexual performance is intrinsically associated with overall sexual health and so to a man’s (and a woman’s) sense of wellbeing. Dysfunction in the area of performance can quickly deplete a man’s confidence; so much so that he may be tempted to try whatever product or treatment that sounds viable. Since the development of Viagra and…

Female Incontinence Surgery Rancho Mirage CA

Can Stress Urinary Incontinence Be Managed?

Stress urinary incontinence affects millions of women worldwide. This common affliction often occurs as a late-stage byproduct of vaginal childbirth and is further exacerbated by the natural changes within the vaginal canal. Most women approaching or on the other side of menopause are all-too-familiar with the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. While dryness and other concerns…