Upsize vs Penuma

Many prospective patients ask us how the Upsize procedure is different from Penuma surgery.  It is quite different.  While Penuma is a major surgery requiring general anesthesia and a long recovery period, Upsize is a procedure that can be done in the office under local anesthesia and has a minimal recovery period.  There are numerous differences however, as seen in the table below:

Differences Between Upsize Procedure and Penuma Surgery

Procedure TypeUpsizePenuma
Recovery TimeImmediateUp to 1 month
Anesthesia TypeLocalGeneral
CostLess then $6,000Greater then $12,000
Risk of ComplicationsLowHigher
Girth Increase0.5 to 2 inches1-2 Inches
Length IncreaseUp to 0.75 inches flaccidUp to 1 inch flaccid
Reversible?Easily reversible with dissolving enzyme Requires major surgery for removal