Product Description & Benefits: The 12" Abdominal Binder (Unisex) provides compression in the upper and lower abdomen and is appropriate for a tummy tuck and liposuction. Wearable by both a woman or man, this garment improves blood circulation, minimizes swelling after the procedure, flushes the body out of potentially harmful fluids, accelerates the healing process, and allows the patient to return to daily routines sooner. This compression garment also provides support to surgical areas for more comfort and helps the skin fit better to it new contours.
The garment has elastic and Velcro combined to form optimum abdominal compression. Its plastic flexible side stays prevent the binder from rolling. The binder may be worn with body garments for additional compression. This 100% latex-free garment is made of a strong, breathable and lightweight compression fabric that feels good next to the skin. Moreover, the garment is made of pattern designs that target maximum support and compression.
Instructions For Use: The garment is typically worn immediately after the surgery for a period of time that may range from days to weeks, depending on the doctor's instructions. During the initial period of post-op, your doctor may instruct you to wear this garment constantly (even while sleeping) and only remove it when you need to shower. As your healing progresses, you should be able to remove the garment for various activities. It is recommended to wear loose-fitting clothing over the garment.
Measuring Myself Correctly & Getting The Right Size: Knowing how to measure yourself correctly and getting the right size for your garment is the most crucial step of selecting a garment. For this reason, please view the Size Chart (and read the measuring tips) associated with this garment.
Garment Care: You may machine wash the garment in cold water only (with like colors), as washing in hot water can ruin the garment. You may also wash the garment by hand in cold water. For drying, tumble dry, low heat or allow the garment to be air/line-dried.
Important Healthy Tip: Due to long, continuous periods of time that you may need to wear the garment, it is recommended to purchase 2 garments. Having two sets of garments will enable you to always have a freshly clean garment, while the soiled one is being washed.
Applicable Procedures: Liposuction (Upper Abdomen, Lower Abdomen), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty).