Penile Enhancement Surgery: An Overview

*Marta R. Bizic,1 Miroslav L. Djordjevic1,2

1. University Children’s Hospital, Belgrade, Serbia
2. School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
*Correspondence to

Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Received: 08.12.15 Accepted: 10.03.16
Citation: EMJ Urol. 2016;4[1]:94-100.


Penile size is a frequently observed concern in men of all ages. The way in which some men see their personality is defined, appraised, or reflected by their penis, with the view that ‘bigger is better’, is termed ‘phallocentrism’. In this review article, we assess the literature and evaluate the evidence on what is ‘normal’ in relation to penile size, and evaluate techniques for penile lengthening and girth augmentation with emphasis on the possible benefits and complications of the procedures reviewed.

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