Penile implants are one of the most effective and satisfactory therapies available for erectile dysfunction (ED), according to the Asian Journal of Andrology. They're typically recommended for patients who still experience ED after trying multiple other treatment methods.

If you've elected to have a penile implant placed, knowing what to expect following your procedure can improve your experience and even the outcome.

What happens after penile implant surgery?

Most men can go home within 24 hours of surgery, given there are no serious complications. You may be advised to rest at home for one week before resuming normal activities, and to take over-the-counter pain medicines or