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HARD: The Fight to Solve ED

You’ve followed four men on their journeys to feeling whole again. Now learn what their doctors say about erectile dysfunction (ED). 

Building on patient stories from the HARD: The Fight to Solve ED series, these supporting videos feature physicians talking about the physical and emotional toll of ED and why finding a solution is so important for men.

A good life

Meet Dr. Arnold Bullock

Dr. Bullock, director of Men’s Health at Washington University, shares details on his background and practice in St. Louis, MO.

Relating with patients

Hear how Dr. Bullock approaches discussing ED with men and about the feelings of embarrassment that cause them to wait to speak to a doctor.

Presenting the penile implant

Many patients and doctors think of an inflatable penile prosthesis as the last treatment option. Dr. Bullock thinks it should be discussed much sooner.

Perspective on the AMS 700™

Why does Dr. Bullock choose the AMS 700™? For him, quality, durability, and safety all play a role.

Restoring Robert

Meet Dr. Jaspreet Singh

Dr. Singh — co-director of urology in the department of surgery at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburg, NY — explains why he’s a surgeon.

Approach to educating patients

Presenting all the options for ED treatment is important for Dr. Singh. He explains why he offers patients choices.

Partnership in educating patients

As part of the education and treatment journey, Dr. Singh invites patients to meet with a Boston Scientific representative and a patient who has received a penile implant.

Full care, including the penile implant

Dr. Singh works to give patients the full care they need to solve ED. Now he’s also teaching other surgeons.

No regrets

Meet Dr. Shawn Blick

Meet the president and founder of Valley Urologic Associates, who specializes in men’s sexual health.

Reliable clinical support

Dr. Blick says product and patient education from Boston Scientific is “awesome” and “an incredible asset” in helping his patients on their ED journeys.

Patient-first values

According to Dr. Blick, Boston Scientific’s commitment to men with ED is apparent.

Impact of treating ED

Why is men’s sexual health so important? Dr. Blick gives his perspective on why it’s about more than just sex.

Perspective on the ED journey

The journey to getting treatment for ED can be complex. Dr. Blick explores the reasons it takes about six years, on average, for men to find a permanent solution.

Desperate for a cure

Meet Dr. Clavell

A prosthetic urologist in Houston, TX, Dr. Jonathan Clavell specializes in men’s sexual health. What does he like about this field? 

Gatekeepers of men

Why does Dr. Clavell see himself as a “gatekeeper of men”? It’s about guiding men toward overall health and giving them options.


Dr. Clavell says his practice is different than most because he gets many patients through online searches, not referrals. He believes education and outreach are essential.

Partner and urologist role

Dr. Clavell thinks inviting a partner into the ED journey is important. He explains why — and the feelings many men have at their first appointment.


When patients express fear, Dr. Clavell helps them focus on what’s possible: a natural-feeling erection. Having hope changes their perspective.

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This quick ED assessment can help you understand ED — and how to treat it.

Important Safety Information for Patients Considering an Implant

Caution: U.S. federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. 

Your doctor is your best source for information on the risks and benefits of the AMS 700™ Inflatable Penile Prosthesis. Talk to your doctor for a complete listing of risks, warnings and important safety information.

The AMS 700™ Inflatable Penile Prosthesis is intended for use in the treatment of male erectile dysfunction (impotence). Implanting a penile prosthesis will damage or destroy any remaining ability to have a natural erection, as well as make other treatment options (oral medications, vacuum devices or injections) impossible.

Men with diabetes, spinal cord injuries or skin infections may have an increased risk of infection. Implantation may result in penile curvature or scarring. Some AMS 700 devices contain an antibiotic (InhibiZone™ Antibiotic Surface Treatment). The device is not suitable for patients who are allergic to the antibiotics contained within the device (rifampin, minocycline HCl or other tetracyclines) or those who have systemic lupus, these patients should use one of the devices that do not contain InhibiZone antibiotic surface treatment.

Potential risks may include: device malfunction/failure leading to additional surgery, device migration potentially leading to exposure through the tissue, wearing away/loss of tissue (device/tissue erosion) infection, unintended-inflation of the device and pain/soreness. MH-545411-AD