Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Testicular Prosthesis?
Testicular prosthesis is a material whose external part is made of a silicone and internal part is made of gel that is close to the testis texture and has different lengths suitable for the body structure of the person.
Who are Testicular Prosthesis Implanted?
Testicular prosthesis can be implanted to everyone. It is a tool which is compatible with the body, non-allergic, and accepted by the body. That’s why it can be implanted to everyone.
How Is Testicular Prosthesis Surgery Performed?
Testicular prosthesis operation can be performed in two ways:
If, before the surgery the patient is talked to and if he accepts such a thing, during the operation the prosthesis piece can be implanted inside the incision at the same session.
The prosthesis piece can be implanted inside a different incision at a different session into scrotum for the people who lost his one or both testes before for different reasons.
Do I Encounter a Post-Operative Negative Condition?
Testicular prosthesis surgery has no negative side. The most unfavorable condition after surgery may be infection. In case of infection, it may be necessary to remove the prosthesis.
Will a Testicular Prosthesis Remain Intact For a Lifetime?
The testis prosthesis implanted is a prosthesis that a person can carry in his / her own body in a healthy way throughout his / her life.
Does The Testicular Prosthesis Provide a Natural Physical Appearance?
It provides a completely natural look. No one outside is able to understand that this person has a testicular prosthesis even with an examination.
What’s The Benefit Of Testicular Prosthesis?
Testis prosthesis is not functional. So, it does not functions as testis does. It is an aesthetic, cosmetic treatment that is done to relieve the patient psychologically.
Why is a Testicular Prosthesis Needed?
One or two testes of persons may not be there for different reasons. This may be congenital, that is, there can be people with lack of a congenital testis or two testes. Due to infections, a person may lose his testis, may have a very small one. There may be some others whose testis has been removed because of cancer or who have lost his testis because of trauma. In the absence of one or two testes, testicular prosthesis is recommended for patients.
Is a Testicular Prosthesis Surgery Difficult?
Testicular prosthesis is not a difficult operation. It is a short-term operation. It is a day surgery; it does not require hospitalization. A trace that appears permanently in the body does not usually remain. Postoperatively, it is usually a comfortable, painless operation.