Then, the two doctors giving the presentation admitted that the third doctor on the panel was unable to be there, as he had been called away on a sudden emergency with a patient (leaving me, and I suppose most of the rest of the audience, wondering exactly what might have gone horribly wrong.)
The $64,000 Question
Then they invited questions.
That evening, I learned more than I thought I ever wanted to know about this subject - however, in light of the recent attacks on womankind, it has finally come in handy.
The Famous Mr. "ED" (and the Talking Whores, of Course!)
The surgical procedure, of course, is not restricted to married men, so one must assume that these bachelors are either sleeping with single "sluts" or with other men's wives.
According to CostHelper, "Penile implant surgery costs between $10,000 and $30,000, depending on the doctor and type of implant used," and, "a Medicare recipient's copay would be a little over $800."
You read that right!
Everydayhealth.com says "Each year, about 20,000 American men opt for a penis implant, according to the Cleveland Clinic."
If only half those men are on Medicare, and the surgery cost averages out to be somewhere in the middle, say, $20,000, then if my math is right - that adds up to - a LOT of money!
The "Penile Implant Surgery Stops Erectile Dysfunction" (PISSED) Profile