Thanks to the
incessant spam, it's become the most hyped of all
operations, but researchers said on Tuesday that most men
who have had penis enlargement surgery are not
satisfied with the results.
patients with psychological concern about the size of the
penis--particularly if it is normal size--there
is little point in offering them surgery because it
makes no difference," said Nim Christopher, a
urologist at St. Peter's Andrology Center in London.
his colleagues, who questioned 42 men who had undergone
the surgery, found the dissatisfaction rate was very high.
Often the men requested another surgical procedure.
average increase in length is 1.3 centimeters [0.5 inches],
which isn't very much, and the dissatisfaction
rate was in excess of 70%," said Christopher.
He added that
spam e-mails advertising penis enlargement surgery are
inaccurate and give men unrealistic expectations.
having surgery, Christopher and his colleagues, who reported
the findings in the journal of European
Urology, said the men should be referred for
know that the majority of these patients are dissatisfied
after these procedures. Research should be directed
toward nonsurgical options," said Yoram Vardi,
of the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel, in an
editorial in the journal. (Reuters)