News articles, blog entries, and other public mention of foreskin restoration
April 25, 2000 newspaper article on foreskin restoration. Includes a brief interview with Ron Miller of Pittsburgh NORM.
January 27- February 2, 2000 weekly newspaper article on foreskin restoration, with interviews from several Bay Area restorers and anti-circumcision activists
Text of an article appearing on the front page of the December 28, 2000 issue of The Wall Street Journal newspaper. The author interviews Wayne Griffiths, co-founder of the National Organization of Restoring Men (NORM), as a part of a series on "lonely causes" published that year. The article describes activism against cirucmcision, foreskin restoration, Griffiths' personal experience, and NORM itself.
August, 2006 magazine article describing foreskin restoration in both its surgical and non-surgical forms, including interviews men involved with each one.
Archived copy of a n article appearing in the November 29, 1996 issue of the Denver magazine describing foreskin restoration and two of the earliest restoration related websites created by Paul Russo and Derrick Townsend
Oct. 1, 2003 article on msnbc.com describing foreskin restoration
Techniques that can be used for restoring your foreskin
Chart displaying commercially sold foreskin restoration devices, and comparing their ease of use, cost, amount of tension created, etc. This is a mirrored copy of the page previously at x-mail.net/restore/compare.htm The foreskin restoration device comparison chart was last updated on January 2009. Most of the information is current.
Objects designed to grip the skin and hold it under tension
The CAT II Q is a device that grips the skin and pushes inward on the glans to put tension on the skin.
The DTR device is designed to grip the skin and create tension by either pushing inward against the glans, or by attaching to a suspender strap to be pulled.
Stainless steel device which attaches to the skin with tape and pushes inward against the glans
Device used to tension the skin by using an inner pusher against the glans and/or attaching to a suspender strap
Commercially available tapeless foreskin restoration devices and products. The TLC Tugger is a silicone gripping device used to pull the skin forward using a suspender strap. Also available for purchase are the TLC-X, a modified version of the device that uses an inner pusher for tension, the Your-Skin Cone, a tapeless devices designed to hold the foreskin in place when not restoring, and modified film cannisters used for tugging when there is not enough skin for the TLC,
How to restore your foreskin using only your hands
Site with illustrations of various two handed techniques used to stretch the penile skin by hand. Some of links at the bottom of the home page don't work, so you may need to start from the method 1 page.
Pictures and descriptions of Doug's Manual Tugging Methods for foreskin restoration, including the "Squeeze stretch" method for putting tension on the skin easily and effectively to grow new skin
Techniques using tape to pull or hold the skin forward
Detailed guide with photos on using tape strips to hold your skin forward over the glans. The force of the penis pushing outward creates the needed tension to grow skin, for those that don't have much in the beginning.
How to use cross-taping and an alternative method of t-tape that can be applied while flaccid
Photographs of a man using cross-tape strips to hold the skin over the glans, as well as a tape ring with a cone for attaching weights
This site offers ready made T-Tapes using cloth Rejuveness surgical tape, and straps for use with them
Illustrated guide to using the T-tape method of tugging. A second copy is available at http://norm-phoenix.org/Devices/T-Tape/TTape.asp
Description with photos of how to use a ring of tape to hold the skin in place over the glans
A weight consisting of two stainless steel ball bearings connected by a short stainless steel rod. The developing foreskin is pulled over one of the bearings and taped in place. Available in different weights, ranging from 2.4oz to 7.9oz. Alternate purchase information is available at http://www.norm.org/devices.html
Weights consisteng of steel balls similar to Foreballs, with a powder coating. The manufacturer ships them with a silicone gripper to hold the foreskin in place. PPBs are available as two balls connected to each other, in varying weights, or as a single ball.
A simple weight designed to be taped to the skin, made from medical grade stainless steel. A slightly different design can be found at http://www.abody.com/Product_PUD_GP.aspx. Both are also available for purchase at http://foreskinrestoration.info/foreballs.htm.
Do-it-yourself devices and other improvised methods
Site offering supplies for t-tape, o-ring methods, and weights for restoring
A method using several plumber's O-rings applied over the skin and held in place
Journals, diaries, blogs, and other personal foreskin restoration sites
Diary on the personal site of a man who has restored using O-rings and the pill tube method
Tally discusses men's issues, including his foreskin restoration and prostate problems.
Restoration diary of an Italian restorer, who has also translated various pages on foreskin restoration pages and circumcision information available from other sites only in English.
Foreskin restoration support groups and social networks, both on the internet and offline
A network of foreskin restoration support groups throughout the US and Canada. NORM is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization.
Yahoo group for NORM of Austin, TX
NORM of Dallas, TX
Forums for discussion of foreskin restoration as well as activism against circumcision, operated by the manufacturer of the TLC Tugger. Users may post progress photos in a dedicated forum.
Email list dedicated to discussion of foreskin restoration. Users may choose to receive emails as they are sent, or a digest compilation once per day.
LiveJournal community dedicated to foreskin restoration.
Yahoo group for NORM of Memphis, TN and surrounding areas
Network of foreskin restoration support groups in South Africa
NORM chapter based in Los Angeles, CA
NORM of Denver, CO
NORM of Phoenix, AZ
Charity providing foreskin restoration support groups in England, as well as resources to prevent circumcisions.
Online community site designed to replace the original Restore Foreskin. Users may post in forums, create blogs, upload photos, create polls, and chat with each other to share advice and support each other in their progress.
Online community with forums, blogs, photo galleries, polls, and chat room. Also provides guides and information on several foreskin restoration techniques
Send a message to FRCchat.org
FRCchat.org is dedicated to circumcised men all over the world to aid them in restoring their foreskin.
Tell someone you love how nice it is to have a foreskin.