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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a condition in which the prostate enlarges as men age. BPH is very common, affecting nearly 40 million Americans and 500 million men worldwide.  

This page provides helpful information and tools, including:

  • What BPH is, common symptoms and treatment options
  • Potential risks associated with untreated BPH—such as bladder disease progression
  • Quiz to quickly get your BPH symptom score, and more
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Patient Information


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Bladder Disease Progression

Even watchful waiting has its risks.

  • Bladder outlet obstruction could result in irreversible bladder damage if left untreated1,2
  • 87% of men who elect watchful waiting experience a worsening of symptoms over a 4-year time period3
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Healthy Bladder - New

Healthy Bladder

Bladder Stage 2 - New

Bladder Worsens

Unhealthy Bladder - New

Permanently Damaged

References: 1. Tubaro, Drugs Aging 2003; 20(3): 185-195, 2. Mirone, Eur Urol 2007; 51: 57-66, 3. Djavan, Urology 2004; 64: 1144-1148

IPSS Survey

Digital Form

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What is an IPSS?

The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) is a short survey used to screen for, diagnose, and track the symptoms BPH.

Download the digital form (PDF) to answer the questions, and share results with your urologist.

Or simply click here to get your score in 2-minutes:

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"Meet Mike" - A BPH Journey


Mike is tired of his bothersome symptoms but wants a solution that doesn't cause other issues.


Mike's doctor recommends UroLift and walks him through what to expect during and after treatment.

Hear from patients who chose the UroLift System

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Read Steve's Story

Steve K., "Mr. Gadget" wanted to stop taking BPH medications.

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Read Van's Story

Early on, Van M's active lifestyle was hindered by BPH symptoms.

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Read David's Story

David B. had severe BPH symptoms that put his medical career at risk.


Dwight shares his story.


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John M. shares his story.


Attend an upcoming virtual men’s health seminar

In these webinar events, a board-certified urologist outlines the condition and symptoms of enlarged prostate, and discusses associated treatment options, including the UroLift System. Attendees can also participate in live Q&A.

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