Dega Institute, established in 1982, adopts comprehensive evaluation procedure in diagnosing (finding the cause of) sexual problems. The consultant obtains a detailed sexual history (preferably from both partners in case of couples) and performs a thorough physical examination. After this, laboratory investigations are carried out.

State of the art diagnostic tools are available now to identify the causative factor as:

These include

  • Biochemical tests.
  • Hormone assays.
  • Penile hemodynamic studies.
  • Nerve conduction studies.
  • Ultrasound scans, Doppler studies.
  • Rigiscan.
  • Psychological assessment tests.
  • Once the causative factor is identified, a treatment strategy is offered to the client / couple.

The treatment strategies include

  • Sex therapy.
  • Sex counseling.
  • Pharmacotherapy (treatment with medicines).
  • (Corrective) surgical therapy.
  • Hormone replacement therapy.
  • Vacuum suction devices.
  • Penile (interacavernous) injections.
  • Behavior modification therapy.
  • Supportive psychotherapy.