A gynaecologist has created what’s believed to be the world’s first unisex condom.
Comprised of a medical grade materials normally used as a dressing for accidents and wounds, the condom options an adhesive to connect to a vagina or penis.
Malaysian gynaecologist John Tang Ing Chinh says he hopes the invention will enhance sexual well being in his nation.
The adhesive is just utilized to 1 facet of the condom, he mentioned, so it may be reversed and utilized by both intercourse.
The condoms are made utilizing polyurethane, a cloth which options in clear wound dressings that’s skinny and versatile – but in addition sturdy and waterproof.
“As soon as you place it on, you usually do not realise that it is there,” Mr Tang mentioned, referring to dressings comprised of the fabric.
“Based mostly on the variety of scientific trials we’ve got performed, I’m fairly optimistic that given time it is going to be a significant addition to the various contraceptive strategies used within the prevention of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted illnesses,” he added.
Mr Tang described the Wondaleaf Unisex Condom as “principally an everyday condom with an adhesive masking… that attaches to the vagina or penis, in addition to masking the adjoining space for additional safety”.
Every field of Wondaleaf comprises two condoms, and can price 14.99 ringgit ($3.61). The common worth for a dozen condoms in Malaysia is 20-40 ringgit.
Following a number of rounds of scientific testing, Mr Tang expects the product to be obtainable on-line in December.