Penile implants can help men with erectile dysfunction (ED) achieve an erection, but if you're considering having one placed, you may have some concerns about the surgery and the device.

While an implant isn't a first option for men with ED issues, those who have already tried oral medications and injections to treat their condition may be good candidates for penile implants.

Don't let myths and misconceptions regarding penile implants, and the surgery required to insert them, make the decision for you. Know the facts that debunk the myths, and then make an informed choice.

Myth: I'm probably not a good candidate for a penile implant.

Reality: Most men who are struggling with erectile dysfunction and have experienced less-than-satisfactory results with