At last, women may have their answer to Viagra. The EROS Clitoral Therapy Device (EROS-CTD) is the first product developed to treat female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD). Characterized by diminished sexual sensation, FSAD affects approximately 43% of American women. It results from inadequate blood flow to the clitoris and can cause a host of other difficulties, including lack of desire and difficulty achieving orgasm.
Enter EROS, a clitoral suction device that draws blood to the clitoris to trigger sexual arousal and enhance orgasms. In a study presented recently at an American Urological Association conference, 80% of FSAD sufferers reported improved sexual satisfaction after using EROS before intercourse. But EROS is no mere sex toy, says Kevin Billups, Ph.D., an urologist and one of the study's researchers. "People say, 'Oh, this is just a fancy vibrator'--but it isn't," he explains. "It's a physiological device."