UroLift System BPH Treatment in Orange County, CA
BPH is a common condition many men experience especially when they reach their 60s. Procedures for the treatment of BPH have progressed throughout the years and minimally invasive treatments like the UroLift System have revolutionized the approach urologists take when treating BPH.
Learn how UroLift works and discover the advantages UroLift has over other treatment options. Call Southland Urology if you have and questions or to schedule your appoitnment today!
The UroLift® System Treatment
What is the UroLift System?
The UroLift System is a proven minimally invasive procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. It is the only leading enlarged prostate procedure that does not require heating, cutting, or destruction of prostate tissue. The procedure is typically performed as a same-day outpatient procedure, including the office setting, under local anesthesia.1
Advantages of the UroLift System
- Safe and effective2
- Risk profile better than reported for surgical procedures such as TURP3
- Rapid symptom relief,4 better than reported for medications5
- Only leading BPH procedure shown not to cause new and lasting sexual dysfunction*2,5,6
- Covered by Medicare, national, and commercial plans**
- Typically no catheter required after treatment4,6
How Does The UroLift® System Work?
*No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the L.I.F.T. pivotal study
**When medical criteria are met
Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100 cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate, and/or the inability to control the urge.4 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.
- Shore, Can J Urol 2014
- Roehrborn, Can J Urol 2017
- Sonksen, EU Urol, 2015
- Roehrborn, J Urology 2013
- AUA BPH Guidelines 2003, 2020
- McVary, J Sex Med 2016
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Schedule an Consultation for UroLift in Orange County, CA
When you schedule a consultation with Southland Urology, they will be able to individually evaluate your case and provide comprehensive treatment options that are unique to you. Call (714) 870-5970 today to schedule an appointment at our urology clinics in Fullerton and Yorba Linda, CA.
The procedure is typically performed in the ambulatory surgery center and takes about 30 minutes in total.
Most men do not require a catheter afterward. During the first two weeks you can expect some urinary urgency, frequency, burning, and on and off blood in the urine.
Yes! Most major insurances cover the UroLift procedure. Plans do vary, so it is advisable to confirm with your specific insurance. The codes you should ask about are CPT 52441 and 52442.
No. UroLift does not cause erectile dysfunction or retrograde ejaculation.
No, they do not.