Malleable implants are easy to use for you and your partner. Penis is simply bent up when needed for a sexual intercourse, and down again when not in use.
It is a good choice for men after finger injuries, who have limited mobility in their hands or any other mobility disorder.
Implanting a malleable penile implant is a simple procedure. Therefore it is a good choice for seriously ill patients, who would suffer if the duration of the surgery was too long.
Due to the disadvantages mentioned below, only 20% of the penile implants used worldwide are malleable.
Advantages of malleable implants
- Non-inflatable implants are cheaper
- Easy to use
Disadvantages of malleable implants
- Patients may experience post-operative pain before the penis gets used to a permanent erection
- The penile tissue may get thinner in the long term