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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #50 on: August 11, 2020, 04:23:32 PM »

Good news!  Congratulations.  When you see him consider asking why the 20 CM with 2" of RTE's rather than just a 22 CM Titan.
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #51 on: August 11, 2020, 04:26:52 PM »

Will do.  I asked pre op if he used RTE’s and he said occasionally but that they are small.  I will ask why I needed them
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #52 on: August 11, 2020, 07:44:29 PM »

Anyone experience any bleeding post op?  I have a drain, but the gauze and jock strap I’m wearing are somewhat soaked.  Talked to the nurse who didn’t seem too concerned and said I’m seeing dr Yafi tomorrow anyways, so unless it gets worse I shouldn’t worry too much.
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #53 on: August 11, 2020, 07:46:51 PM »

I did not have a drain so I cannot comment on the bleeding.  Was your incision in the scrotum or above the penis?
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« Reply #54 on: August 11, 2020, 07:55:49 PM »

In the scrotum.  I think it’s just the after effects of surgery.  It seems to have slowed down.  Just curious if anyone else had the same experience
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #55 on: August 11, 2020, 08:22:10 PM »

When you feel up to it would you like to tell us a little about what prompted you to pick Dr. Faysal Yafi,?   I know you had a bit of a fight to get insurance to cover his services.
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« Reply #56 on: August 11, 2020, 08:58:15 PM »

I originally wanted to go to Gelman, but he doesn’t accept insurance.  My old uro suggested Yafi as he is young and “new school” so to speak, and works at the same hospital.  He does a lot of research on newer techniques, as you can kind of see on YouTube.  When I first met him we instantly clicked, and it was the first dr that was a specialist AND listened to me.  Very methodical and laid it all out to me as far as options.  Plus being in my network was a HUGE plus, as I don’t have the monetary means to tackle something like this out of pocket.  He answers any emails usually within 30 min unless it’s a surgery day, and seems genuinely concerned about me.  He was one of the consultants my old uro talked to when I fractured from Xiaflex, as well as Lue and Kramer, Karpman and Christine.  I felt to be in that group meant a lot
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« Reply #57 on: August 11, 2020, 09:02:12 PM »

I also vaguely remember (sorry long day) this morning that he said he uses some type of “hook” to get maximum length with the implant.  To be 22cm, even with RTE’s, makes me hopeful he got all he could for me.  He called my wife after surgery and said she would be pleasantly surprised with the results, and that I will be straight as an arrow.
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #58 on: August 11, 2020, 09:04:46 PM »

If you could, Ask him
how many implants he does a year
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« Reply #59 on: August 11, 2020, 09:18:39 PM »

I have, and he stated he does about 3-4 a week.  He uses both models, but for me, being a Peyronie’s patient, he said Coloplast is the best model for anyone experiencing it.  He told me just yesterday that he would have “every size under the sun” in the OR to make sure I got as much length as possible.  I have his email if anyone would like to see it.  But yes, I will ask him again tomorrow as well as why he decided to use RTE’s on my case.
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« Reply #60 on: August 11, 2020, 09:22:46 PM »

Also as a side note, not that it means much, but every blood draw or IV I have had at UCI was the best and easiest ones I’ve ever had.  I’ve had some bad experiences in the past, but every time at UCI it’s been easy and effortless.
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #61 on: August 11, 2020, 09:38:29 PM »

How many RTE’s did he use?
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #62 on: August 11, 2020, 09:40:15 PM »

I believe 2, 2cm on each side.  I’ll check the paperwork
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #63 on: August 11, 2020, 09:44:17 PM »

Looks like 4 1cm RTE’s, 2 on each side
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« Reply #64 on: August 11, 2020, 10:15:48 PM »

That’s helpful, you may want to indicate Titan 20cm + 2 RTEs =. 22cm total
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« Reply #65 on: August 11, 2020, 10:18:10 PM »

I suspect he measured 21cm, but once installed 20 cm + 1 RTE and then found he could add another 1cm RTE for max length.
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« Reply #66 on: August 11, 2020, 10:19:16 PM »

You got it Tony!
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #67 on: August 11, 2020, 10:21:18 PM »

likely correct Tony and at that point he has a choice of pulling the 20 and swapping it for a 22 or adding another RTE.  I think at that point most surgeons would do what he did.
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« Reply #68 on: August 11, 2020, 10:23:30 PM »

I agree, I think Dr Eid is the only one who would eat the cost and swap it out.  One of the reason he would be my first choice w all I’ve read and heard. If a doc did 3 or more RTEs I’d think they are just not paying attention to measurements.  Hope I’m not hijacking the thread.  We can take it elsewhere if it generates further discussion.
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« Reply #69 on: August 11, 2020, 10:40:38 PM »

I’m ok with it Tony.  Would I have gone with Eid if I could’ve?  Yes, but I am happy with Yafi.  I just don’t have the financial means to cross the country.  I believe I will come out of this completely satisfied.  Hence the discussion.  Not everyone can go to Eid, and I hopefully provide another implanter to the list.  I will document with pics when things calm down
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #70 on: August 12, 2020, 12:20:40 AM »

I am pretty sure when you use this a few weeks or so that you will be more than just satisfied! 
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« Reply #71 on: August 12, 2020, 12:40:04 AM »

I’m sure!  Be nice not to have to worry about things with the wife.  It’s been awhile
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« Reply #72 on: August 12, 2020, 03:12:09 PM »

So I just got out of Dr Yafi’s office.  Took all the bandages off and removed my drain.  Semi inflated and it looks good!  Got an explanation about RTE’s.  I am actually 21 cm, not 22, which is why he had to use an RTE.  he said if he could’ve put a 22 in he wouldn’t have used them.  Asked about how many implants he does and he actually did 4 yesterday, so I believe 3-4 a week may be a little low.  His last implant yesterday was a gentleman that was on his 5th (!) implant after doing 4 in Mexico.  Asked about the “hook” he used and if there was a name for it.  He said “a hook”😂.  Said it’s like a fish hook, which is why he said I may have a burning sensation while urinating, but that it’s normal.
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« Reply #73 on: August 12, 2020, 04:20:49 PM »

I feel 100 times better today.  One day out of surgery and no pain and really no more soreness.  It’s actually kind of a mind bender.....no swelling either.  Dr Yafi said it went extremely well and we would be very satisfied.  Go back in 10 days to start cycling
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« Reply #74 on: August 12, 2020, 04:44:23 PM »

TDix,

Good for you, you made a right choice and glad things are going well. I know you did your research before and it seems you were getting a lot of questions thrown at you, when you were not even 24 hours out of surgery. AND, you did the best in answering the questions too. GOOD FOR YOU.

Your doctor pick was perfect for you. It's your penis and if you are happy with the doctor and the outcome, that's the most important thing!

I am very happy for you and once you get to the point of using it, I am sure all will be good. I think it's important to read everyone's journal as everyone is different. We all heal differently and we all have different penises, balls, etc.

Listen to what your doctor says and listen to what your body says too. I didn't do the deed until 31 days from surgery. Sex just keeps getting better.
I wish you all the luck and what luck doesn't cover, I offer you prayers.

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« Reply #75 on: August 12, 2020, 05:02:48 PM »

Thanks Step!  I feel like I’m part of a fraternity
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« Reply #76 on: August 12, 2020, 05:34:08 PM »

Great to hear you feel better today.  I don't think that was the case for me after a 4 hour ride home from surgery.  You are fortunate to have Dr. Yafi near enough to you that travel is not an issue.  You are currently the only one making a new journal so many members and many more guests will be following your progress.  It will stand as a piece of educational material for years to come.

For clarification, do your have a 20 cm Titan with one RTE on each cylinder?
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« Reply #77 on: August 12, 2020, 05:39:26 PM »

Yes sir, straight from the dr’s mouth
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« Reply #78 on: August 12, 2020, 06:11:17 PM »

That's all great news, and really hope your recovery goes well and speedy. 
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« Reply #79 on: August 12, 2020, 07:37:00 PM »

Tried to post a pic but it's not letting me.  Willing to share but need some help
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« Reply #80 on: August 12, 2020, 10:37:32 PM »

Forgot to mention that I had a pretty good conversation with Yafi about RTE’s. He basically said they are not as bad as people portray on the internet. Unless the surgeon is pretty careless and adds over 3, like Tony said, they don’t affect things much at all
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« Reply #81 on: August 13, 2020, 12:10:27 AM »

First day post op.  Gauze is from drain removal-Edit:
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« Reply #82 on: August 13, 2020, 01:50:19 AM »

Forgot to mention that I had a pretty good conversation with Yafi about RTE’s. He basically said they are not as bad as people portray on the internet. Unless the surgeon is pretty careless and adds over 3, like Tony said, they don’t affect things much at all

Dr. Eid has a very different opinion about RTE's and has a lengthy discussion on them.  He does sometime use one.  Keep on mind that it is pretty difficult to make an argument for (2) 1 CM RTE's when the cylinders come in 2 CM increments with a Titan.  If you need 2 RTE's then you need the next size cylinder.
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« Reply #83 on: August 13, 2020, 01:55:09 AM »

Yup, I originally thought I had two 1 cm RTE’s on each side, but I read the paperwork wrong.  Dr Yafi told me today I have a 20cm cylinder on both sides with a 1cm RTE.  if he could’ve fit one more cm in me he would have simply put in 22cm cylinders.
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« Reply #84 on: August 13, 2020, 10:56:35 AM »

TDix, your penis looks good. It looks a lot like mine when it was first done.

Something that happened to me, my penis became more bruised after a few days. My surgeon said it was normal, so if it happens, don't freak out.

Without inflating, don't you think it's thicker now, I noticed that right away. I actually ended up with a much bigger girth then I started with.

Your progress looks great, stay safe.

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« Reply #85 on: August 13, 2020, 01:52:00 PM »

Yup I can already see I am thicker.  You are right, I am a little more sore today, but like you said it is expected.  I am so happy I did this.  So is my wife!  I can’t remember the last time she was looking forward to sex!  Haha!  She’s counting the days
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« Reply #86 on: August 13, 2020, 02:06:03 PM »

I thought my cylinders were inflated because I almost had an erection.  It was fluid swelling and blood clots in the chambers around the cylinders.  I think it is tough to determine size at this point.

What are your instructions as far as soaking and cycling? When does that begin?
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« Reply #87 on: August 13, 2020, 02:09:34 PM »

At this point all Yafi wants me doing is pulling down on the pump whenever it’s comfortable to do so.  I can shower today, and doesn’t want me soaking or cycling until he sees me in 10 days
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #88 on: August 13, 2020, 02:39:31 PM »

Hi Tdix

Keep the faith! Sounds like you’re healing very well already and your spirits seem very high. Glass half full kind of guy? Well done and thanks for keeping us all posted here. Like so many of us, that’s some journey you’ve been on. It’ll all be worth it in the end .... 4 weeks from now you’ll be well and truly enjoying your new manhood. Good luck. 👍🏻
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« Reply #89 on: August 13, 2020, 02:46:53 PM »

You are doing great so far.

What are you doing for pain relief?

Is your incision vertical with the seam in your scrotum or horizontal?
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« Reply #90 on: August 13, 2020, 03:14:04 PM »

My incision is horizontal.  I don’t really have any pain.  Dr has me on Gabapentin and meloxicam as well as Tylenol if needed.  Antibiotics too of course.  I do have some narcotic pain meds as well if I need them.  Only took one yesterday before drain removal because I didn’t know how painful that might be.  Turns out it was no big deal.  I’ll take a pic of my incision today after I shower.  Hopefully I can get the pic up
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« Reply #91 on: August 13, 2020, 03:29:15 PM »

Roddy, thank you for the kind words.  I have always been a sort of pessimistic guy, but this latest surgery has changed my outlook on life.  I feel hopeful for the first time in 3 years since this all started.  I was optimistic before my grafting surgery too.  I still say that surgery was successful even though I needed an implant.  It straightened me out and got rid of a lot of calcifies scarring.  I was always a pretty heavy beer drinker too, but that has all changed with this too.  I want to get the best results possible.  Just shows to never give up.  As low as you may be, keep fighting to get yourself right.  I feel I’m on my way there
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« Reply #92 on: August 13, 2020, 04:59:21 PM »

Day 3, a little more swollen, but still no pain.  Got to take a shower!  Pics of incision, top and side view
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« Reply #93 on: August 13, 2020, 05:18:38 PM »

Easily able to find the pump as well.  A lot smaller than I thought it would be, which is a good thing!
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« Reply #94 on: August 14, 2020, 05:06:11 PM »

Day 3, a little more swelling but no pain.  Still no extended bruising which is good.  Pulled on pump a few times but it’s still very tender there
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #95 on: August 14, 2020, 05:19:06 PM »

Wow, you're doing great!  That's awesome news.  You definitely a braver man than I feeling around for that pump already. lol
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« Reply #96 on: August 14, 2020, 05:30:53 PM »

I think because my scrotum isn’t swollen or really bruised helps.  Plus, that is the only instructions Dr Yafi gave me until I see him on the 24th.  Once the picture issue is figured out I’ll post daily photos for reference
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« Reply #97 on: August 14, 2020, 06:53:31 PM »

I know it’s only been 3 days, but can I just say I feel so much better having this implant in me!  It’s almost like a burden has been lifted off my shoulders.  My wife looks at me different, I’m not moping around the house anymore.  There’s this little tinge of excitement that in about a month or more I won’t need pills or injections or cock rings to be with her.  It’s hard to explain.  Yes I gave up ever having a natural erection again, but they weren’t adequate anyways. 
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« Reply #98 on: August 14, 2020, 10:50:42 PM »

Buddy, just wait!   I messed with Erectile Dysfunction FOR FIFTEEN YEARS LIKE A FOOL!!!  I am totally monogamous.  But I remember sitting in a restaurant a couple months post op and the thought hit me and I leaned over and told my wife, " I could screw every woman in here without stopping if they wanted me to."  We both just laughed but it was true and a great feeling even though it was a statement of ability not one of intent of desire.

The fact that the two of you can get in the mood and there is no getting out a damned tool kit or waiting for meds to to get into your system, provided you did not just fill up on a steak.  Before long when you hear people say an implant is a last resort you will just shake your head because even if you could get a rock hard erection with injections, Viagra, or a VED, you would NEVER go back.

As I say, an implant is not just great during sex.  That is only half of it.  It is great every waking second.  It changes your brain.
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Re: Chapter 3, implant
« Reply #99 on: August 15, 2020, 10:12:54 AM »

TDix,

I want to start out by saying this is me, and not everyone has the same experience(s), but
I was able to have erections prior to surgery, but my venous leak prevented my penis from staying solid. I still have semi-erections with my implant. I mean I still get semi-hard, when excited and my penis head still swells when I am excited.
Are you still having morning semi hards? Were you able to have erections, but they wouldn't last?
You are going to be so amazed once you can pump it up. Once you get the penis adjusted to be pumped it won't hurt. It took me about a month of pumping before I could have sex without some pain.....and from then on, it just gets better and better and better.
When I first started pumping, I couldn't bare it for more than 20 minutes, but now, I could leave it pumped all day if I wanted to, no PAIN!

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