Vaginoplasty: What to Expect

Childbirth is typically an incredibly gratifying experience. At the same time, there is no denying the fact that giving birth comes with a downside. The vaginal relaxation that stems from childbirth may not become noticeable until it is coupled with the effects of aging. However and whenever vaginal laxity develops, though, this physical change can…

Prostate Cancer Rancho Mirage CA

Ultrasound Aids in Prostate Screening

Imaging technologies support doctors and patients with relevant diagnostic tools. In the field of Urology, doctors rely on modalities such as ultrasound in prostate screenings and other treatment protocols. Here, we discuss what a prostate ultrasound is, why it may be needed, and what patients can expect during their screening. Prostate Ultrasound Diagnostic ultrasound is…

Prostate Cancer Rancho Mirage CA

Sex after Prostate Surgery

When a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, it is absolutely normal to wonder what the future holds. Prostate cancer can be a frightening concept. The first objective is to preserve health and longevity. However, experienced urologists also plan care that considers the question “what comes next?” Men who undergo prostate cancer surgery typically make…

Maintaining a Healthy Urinary Tract

Interstitial Cystitis: All Hands on Deck

Every medical condition has the potential to affect a person’s quality of life, which is why the “all-hands-on-deck” approach is ideal. Urologic symptoms should be taken seriously whether they are temporary, recurrent, or chronic. In some instances, including cases of interstitial cystitis, the need for teamwork becomes even more critical. Interstitial cystitis is a condition…

Labiaplasty, Rancho Mirage CA

Let’s Talk Labiaplasty Recovery

Cosmetic urology is an important aspect of our practice. Procedures such as vaginoplasty and labiaplasty provide women with the opportunity to regain confidence and comfort in their own body. Making the decision to undergo such a procedure is very personal and a process during which a number of questions may arise. We’re here to help…

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…

Erectile Dysfunction Palm Springs, CA

Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and, judging by the estimate that nearly 8 million people have undiagnosed diabetes, there is a conversation that needs to be had. Diabetes is a condition characterized by unregulated blood sugar. With too much glucose present in the bloodstream, nearly every system in the body is affected. One of them…

Vasectomy Reversal Rancho Mirage CA

Vasectomy Reversal is a Viable Consideration for Future Fatherhood

When a couple has completed their family unit, there may be an extraordinary sense of gratitude and satisfaction. Knowing that you do not want more children feels easy at this moment. As we all know, though, life can throw curveballs. There are several reasons why a person or couple who once thought they were out…

Prostate Cancer Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs & La Quinta, CA

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Get Informed to Reduce Your Risk Estimates state that 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and that more than 2.5 million men in America have this condition now. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month presents us with the unique opportunity to shed more light on this disease, which is a leading cause of…

Erectile Dysfunction Rancho Mirage, CA

Treating Erectile Dysfunction with a Penile Implant: What You Want to Know

Erectile dysfunction is an incredibly frustrating problem for a man to live with. That’s why no man should. At Valley Urologic Medical Group in Palm Desert, we provide reliable solutions that meet each patient’s needs. One option that doesn’t get talked about much is the insertion of a penile implant. Penile implants aren’t new. The…