Penis Extender FAQ

(Last Updated On: October 14, 2019)

Frequently Asked Questions About Penis Extenders

Many of our visitors have questions about penis extenders, how they work and what to look out for when choosing a device.

Here are some of the more common questions and answers:

Are There Different Types Of Penis Extenders?

Yes, they can be spilt into two main groups – traction devices and penis vacuum pumps

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How Do Traction Devices Work?

Traction devices use the medically proven method of gentle mechanical traction to encourage cellular duplication in the tissues of the penis, this results in increased mass (both length and girth).

This is exactly the same method as used by doctors worldwide to lengthen or straighten stunted or injured limbs

How Do Penis Vacuum Pumps Work?


Penis pumps also encourage cellular duplication, but instead of mechanical traction, use an internal vacuum to draw increasing amounts of blood into the penis causing it to swell. With regular use, the pressure inside the penis generated by the increased blood flow causes increases in length and girth.

Can Penis Extenders Correct Penile Curvature?

Yes, extenders have been shown to be one of the only truly effective methods of correcting curvature. results will depend on the original severity of the condition, but users commonly experience improvements of around 90%. Of the two kinds, traction devices tend to be more effective.

Are Penis Extenders Safe?

Generally yes, it is always wise however to choose a device that has been granted some form of official approval, in particular look for devices that are classified as a type one medical device. These are generally considered doctor approved, are safe to use and will provide excellent results.

As with most products, there are some cheap inferior devices out there that have no official approvals and offer no guarantees – these should be avoided.

Do I Need A Doctors Prescription?

No medical consultation or prescription is required. All good devices will have full written instructions and some even provide an instructional DVD so you know exactly how to assemble and wear the device

Are They Guaranteed To Work?

Both traction and Vacuum devices are guaranteed to provide positive results, however, final results do depend on commitment from the user and the amount of time spent wearing or using the device.

How Long Does The Process Take?

Again this will depend on your intended gains and the amount of time spent wearing or using the device, its quite usual to see initial gains of around 1/2” in as little as two weeks, but to achieve maximum gains, you should be prepared to use the device for up to 6 months

How Large Could I Get?

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With 6 months use as directed, you should expect to achieve gains of around 3” with a Traction device along with a substantial increase in girth, Vacuum pumps should achieve slightly less at around 2” increase

How Long Should I Wear The Device For Each Day ?

Traction devices need to be worn for at least 2 hours per day, and preferably longer if possible, Vacuum pumps should be used for around 20-30 minutes a day

Which Device Is Best For Me?

Both devices will provide some excellent results; as for which one is best, it will depend on your actual goals.

If penis size is your main concern, or if you are suffering from curvature, then plump for a traction device.

If you would like to improve length, but are also concerned with your ability to achieve erections, improving strength and sexual performance then a penis vacuum pump would be the better choice.

Top Rated Traction Devices

We have reviewed many of the popular vacuum pumps and traction devices available today, from our research, we have compiled lists of the top 3 of each type available and we hope that they help you with your decision when deciding what one is best for you..

Top Rated Penis Extenders