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Scarless Labiaplasty: A Non-Invasive Game Changer

Women experiencing labial discomfort or challenges due to childbirth, hormonal changes, weight loss, or aging can opt for labiaplasty. One such patient is Audrey. After giving birth to a pair of larger-than-average babies, she began having slight incontinence issues and desired to improve the overall aesthetics of her labia area. She consulted with Georgia Urology’s […]

So, You Have Some Blood in your Urine?

By Dr. Bryce Wyatt, M.D. Seeing blood in your urine can be an extremely dramatic and frightening experience that, unfortunately, many people will experience in their lifetime. Blood in the urine, or “hematuria”, is one of the most common reasons someone will seek the care of a urologist.  While it can be scary and seem […]

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

By Dr. Jerry Yuan, M.D. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is the procedure of choice when dealing with large bulky renal stones, especially those of dense consistency. Standard treatments for routine kidney stones, such as shock wave lithotripsy or endoscopic removal via mini-endoscope through the ureter, are effective in dealing with most stones. However, when confronted with large […]

Georgia Urology Adopts Groundbreaking Enlarged Prostate Surgery

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Brent Sharpe counts himself fortunate to not only witness revolutionary breakthroughs in his field, but to be a purveyor himself. When treating patients for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), otherwise known as prostate enlargement, Dr. Sharpe can now offer the option of the groundbreaking enlarged prostate surgery Aquablation TURP, a game-changing urological procedure. […]

Treatment and Prevention of rUTI in Women

By Dr. A. Keith Levinson, M.D. Symptomatic, recurrent lower urinary tract infections (rUTI) in women are a common condition for which best practice guidelines related to treatment and prevention have not been well established. rUTi affects women of all ages and is defined as 2 or more symptomatic episodes in 6 months or 3 episodes […]

Common Questions about Urinary Control after Prostate Surgery

Recovery of urinary control is one of the most common concerns for men undergoing treatment for benign and malignant prostate disorders. While most men experience significant improvement or resolution in urinary symptoms, they remain a common source of stress before and after surgery.

Urinary Tract Fistula After Hysterectomy: What are the Options?

By Dr. Lambda Msezane Severe continuous leakage of urine is a rare complication after routine hysterectomy. This can be a sign of a fistula between the bladder, vaginal wall, or the ureter and the vaginal wall. A fistula is an abnormal tract that forms between two areas of the body. Keep reading below to learn […]

Can A Child Get a UTI or a VUR?: Expert Urologist Discusses

By Dr. Michael Garcia-Roig Urinary tract infections (UTI) can occur in children, as well as adults. This happens when bacteria normally living in the bladder grows out of control and irritate the bladder’s lining, causing symptoms like painful urination, having to run to the bathroom often, urine accidents, or blood in the urine. If you […]

Penile Fracture: A True Emergency

Most people have never heard or experienced a penile fracture. However, the penis can “fracture”, even if there is no bone in the penis. Georgia Urology expert Dr. Zisholtz explains this urology phenomenon and the experience he’s had correcting these. How Does a Penis Break? During sex, and as the penis becomes erect, the pressure […]

Learn About Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy

By Dr. Jerry Yuan, M.D. Extracorporeal Shock Wave lithotripsy, or ESWL, has revolutionized kidney stone treatment since its introduction in the mid-1980s. Now, it’s the most commonly employed treatment for kidney stones in the US. Learn more about this treatment Georgia Urology is proud to offer for our patients below. What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave […]