Duolith (such as the Duolith SD1 t Top Ultra) is extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT). It can effectively treat such conditions as erectile dysfunction, painful Peyronie’s disease, and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS).
Sustained ED at any age isn’t normal and should be evaluated by a board-certified urologist, such as one of the experts at Urology of Greater Atlanta, located in Georgia.
Call or book an erectile dysfunction consultation online today to continue enjoying your life to the full again!
How Does Duolith Work?
Duolith works by sending focused shock waves to different treatment zones of the penis and the perineum. The low-intensity shock waves increase blood flow and induce the formation of new blood vessels. The increased blood flow can help restore normal erectile function.
When Is Duolith Used?
Duolith has several urological uses. Below you’ll find some of the conditions for which Duolith can be used.
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
- Painful Peyronie’s plaque/Peyronie’s disease curvature
- Chronic pelvic pain (CPPS)
The Advantages of Duolith
There are many advantages of using this modern shock wave equipment. Some of the benefits of Duolith are listed below.
- No need for medication or surgery
- Short treatment sessions
- No anesthesia required
- No side-effects
What Are the Side Effects of Duolith?
Clinical trials over time have proved that there are no side effects of using the Duolith. During treatment, there is a possibility of experiencing some discomfort in the treatment area. However, the operator can adjust the treatment parameters by reducing the intensity of the shock waves.
The Results of Duolith
Duolith has proven to have some positive results in urology. The following list contains some of the results in the different areas of urology.
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED): When erectile dysfunction results from poor arterial blood flow, shock wave therapy has been proven to increase penile blood flow, improve erections, and improve sexual symptoms.
- Painful Peyronie’s plaque/Peyronie’s disease curvature: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy has been shown to improve blood flow, decrease pain, and reduce the degree of penile curvature in some men.
- Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPPS): Many patients with CPPS have experienced significant improvement in pain and urinary symptoms following shock wave treatment.
How to Learn More About Duolith?
If you have more questions about the effectiveness of Duolith, call us today or book an ED consultation online with Urology of Greater Atlanta. Our offices are located throughout Georgia. Our expert urologists look forward to helping you get the most out of life again!
Can Duolith help in all cases of ED?
Patients experience erectile dysfunction for different reasons. When the ED has a vascular origin, Duolith can help.
When will I see results using Duolith?
It is common to see improvements after 3-4 treatments. It is rare that a patient does not notice a change.
Who should not get shock wave therapy?
While cancer in itself as an underlying disease is not a contradiction, if the treatment area has tumors or cancerous cells, shock waves should not be applied.
Does shock wave therapy increase size?
Some patients use shock wave therapy to increase the length and girth of their penis. The results can sometimes last about a year.