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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men get older. BPH is a very common condition that affects over 40 million Americans and over 500 million aging men worldwide. Over 40% of men in their 50s and over 70% of men in their 60s have BPH (1). While BPH is a benign condition and unrelated to prostate cancer, it can greatly affect a man’s quality of life.
As the prostate enlarges, it presses on and blocks the urethra, causing bothersome urinary symptoms such as:
If you suffer from the above symptoms, you are NOT alone. BPH is the leading reason men visit a urologist (2).
If medications and other treatments haven’t worked for you, then it’s time to discuss your needs with Dr. Costa and let him advise what is best for you!
You can measure the severity of your BPH symptoms by taking the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire.
To take your measurement, visit this link.
1. Berry, et al., Journal of Urology 1984
2. IMS Health NDTI Urology Specialty Profile Report 2013
Treatment with the UroLift® System uses a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.1 It is an earlier treatment option can get men off BPH medications and avoid major surgery. The goal of the UroLift System treatment is to relieve symptoms so you can get back to your life and resume your daily activities.
The UroLift® System treatment has demonstrated a significant improvement in quality of life for patients compared to medications. The UroLift® System is the only BPH procedure shown not to cause new and lasting erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction*, while being a safe and effective treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH.
Dr. Frank Costa is one of the original doctors, and also one of the top-ranked, to use this procedure in the United States!
The UroLift System is a covered procedure by most insurances on an outpatient basis. Let our staff pre-determine your benefits with your carrier. We will typically receive an answer within 24 hours.
While you are consulting Dr. Costa about this procedure, please remember to ask for a current set of patient brochures, so you have more information.
It is our mission to provide you with the latest treatment options, including the UroLift System.