In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers confirmed the widely held notion that women prefer men with larger penises.
WHAT IS AVERAGE?
In a study of college-age males, 80% of erect penises measured between 5 to 7 inches in length. 10% were less than 5 inches and 10% were greater than 7 inches. A congenital micropenis has an erect length of less than 4 inches.
Penis lengthening surgery has been performed worldwide for over 40 years.
About ½ of the penis is located inside the body and is attached to the pubic bone by the suspensory ligament. This attachment cause the penis to curve along the pubic bone and its release allows the penis to be brought outward in a straighter path thereby increasing the external length of the penis. In order to gain length, the skin on the penis also needs to be expanded to cover the increased external length of the penis. Initially, this was accomplished by the advancement of a pubic skin flap (V-Y flap) but this technique was largely abandoned in the 1990’s due to the poor cosmetic results and increased scarring. Instead, we now use a small horizontal incision in the pubic area without a skin flap and the skin is stretched using devices following the surgery. No incision is made on the penis itself. With the combination of surgery and post-operative stretching, gains of up to 2.5 inches in length have been achieved. The gain varies depending on penis size, body build, and the amount of post-operative stretching performed. In some cases, additional procedures to reduce the pubic fat pad with either pubic liposuction or pubic lift, or excision of the peno-scrotal web can be performed to enhance the results.