Vacuum Therapy FAQ
How do I know if I have Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?
If you are unable to attain or maintain an erection suitable for intercourse, you could have some form of Erectile Dysfunction (ED).
If I have tried injection therapy or Viagra and they didn’t work, will Vacuum Therapy work for me?
Yes! Vacuum Therapy can work for you. Several medical studies have shown that Vacuum Therapy is a success for over 90% of men with Erectile Dysfunction and will produce an erection sufficient for intercourse.
Will Vacuum Therapy work for me if I am a Diabetic?
In most cases yes it will. Erectile Dysfunction is very common among males that are diabetic, up to 66% of men with diabetes will show some form of Impotence. Vacuum Therapy is safe to use for diabetics and is an excellent treatment option since ED medications such as Levitra, Cialis or Viagra are proven to be less effective for men with diabetes.
Will vacuum therapy work if I have had Prostate Cancer Surgery?
Vacuum Therapy is often used by Urologists as a proven therapy to restore potency following Radical Prostatectomy Surgery.
Will this system work if I have heart problems or if I am on blood thinning medication?
Yes, using vacuum therapy does not affect the heart rate like some medications do. Vacuum therapy systems will work for almost all users that need it.
How does Vacuum Therapy work?
Vacuum Therapy works by creating a vacuum seal that effectively creates the necessary blood flow in the penis to create a satisfactory erection. It takes 30 seconds to 1 minute to effectively create an erection. After an erection is achieved, a retaining ring is placed at the base of the penis to hold the blood in the corpus cavernosa, the area that fills with blood, maintaining the erection.
How long do you wear the Retaining Ring?
The Retaining Ring should be worn for no more than 30 minutes. After the ring is removed, please wait 1 hour before creating another erection.
What if I’m not able to achieve a full erection the first time I use a VTD?
Practice sessions may be necessary to achieve a satisfactory erection if it has been awhile since you have good potency.
Is there an age limit to using Vacuum Therapy?
No, there is no age limit as Vacuum Therapy work regardless of your age.
What is the benefit of the Penile Foam Sleeve?
It improves the comfort level while using the pump. Plus the constriction rings are easier to remove. The flattened base of the sleeve is positioned against the users body, providing an excellent seal. It can be worn during intercourse with no discomfort to the male or female partner.
What is the PRELUDE?
The prelude is a simple effective device for the exercising the penis which empowers the user to participate in his recovery and restoration of penile function. Consider that the penis is like every part of the human body, requires exercise to stay healthy and preform the intercourse. Men losing erectile function due to surgery, disease, diabetes, or medication often experience loss of penile length. The PRELUDE is a therapeutic device and NOT designed to create an erect penis capable of penetration for intercourse