Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Linked With Risk for Eye Problems

According to new research, regular use of certain erectile dysfunction drugs – phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors) – may be associated with an increased risk of several adverse eye effects. In a cohort study of 213,033 men, the risk of developing severe retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusion or ischemic optic neuropathy increased by 85% […]

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Marketing of Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction Raises Concerns

MONDAY, April 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Shockwave therapy (SWT) as a restorative treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), for which no standardized protocol has been developed, is being marketed directly to consumers, according to a study published online April 5 in Practice of Urology. James M. Weinberger, MD, of the David Geffen School of Medicine […]

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