Minor Surgical Procedure
$15000 - $25000
What is a penis enlargement by ligament transection?
A penis enlargement by ligament transection is a plastic surgery procedure to increase the length and external projection of the penis when flaccid; it does not actually increase penis size. This cosmetic surgery does not alter the appearance of the erect penis. During a penis enlargement by ligament transection, the suspensory ligament connecting the penis to the pubic bone is severed causing the penis to lay closer to the body at a more obtuse angle for perceived increases in length.
What cosmetic concerns does a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure treat?
- Male Sexual Wellness: Severing the suspensory ligament attaching the penis to the pubic bone during a penis enlargement by ligament transection allows for more penile length when flaccid.
Who is the ideal candidate for a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure?
The ideal candidate for a penis enlargement by ligament transection is seeking to increase the length of their penis at rest due to aesthetic concerns or genetic malformations. A penis enlargement by ligament transection is not recommended for those with certain chronic conditions, or those who do not have realistic expectations of the procedure.
What is the average recovery associated with a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure?
Most patients experience a few weeks of recovery following a penis enlargement by ligament transection. Work and light activity can be resumed within one week as tolerated. Strenuous activity should be limited for four weeks. Sexual activity is permitted after four to six weeks. Some men may experience mild pain with erections.
What are the potential side effects of a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure?
Possible side effects following a penis enlargement by ligament transection include recurrence, penile shortening, infection, nerve damage, and lack of penile support during erection causing erectile dysfunction and difficulty with sexual intercourse and penetration.
What can someone expect from the results of a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure?
The results of a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure are immediately visible and continue to finalize over three to six months. Reattachment of the ligament may occur over time, which would cause shortening. There is no widely recognized effective, lasting FDA approved solution for penis enlargement.
What is the average cost of a penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure?
A penis enlargement by ligament transection can cost anywhere from $15,000 to $25,000. The actual cost of a penis enlargement by ligament transection is dependent upon location, board certified plastic surgeon, and length and involvement of the plastic surgery. Learn more in our complete guide to the cost of penis enlargement.
- Increased Length
- Increased Confidence
- Enhanced Masculinity
- Unsatisfactory Results
What to Expect
Suspensory ligament transection can increase the flaccid length of the penis, though it will have no effect on the length of the erect penis. Here is a quick guide for what to expect before, during, and after a suspensory ligament transection procedure.
- Stop taking blood thinning medications for 4 weeks
- Stop taking diet pills 1 month before
- Do not take diabetic medication the morning of surgery
- No eating or drinking for 8 hours before the procedure
- General anesthesia
- Upside down V-shaped incision made on the pubic area
- Suspensory ligament severed
- Buffer placed between penis and pubic symphysis to help prevent reattachment
- Incision closed in a Y-shape to further lengthen appearance of the penis
Immediately After Treatment
- Bruising and swelling
A penis enlargement by ligament transection procedure is a male enhancement surgical procedure to increase the perceived length of the penis when flaccid.