Makemeheal.com "Soothing" Tummy Tuck Recovery and Survival Kit - Mid-Thigh
MMH ID: 17171;
Model No: 17171-1650DV,2 of EDGTNT-1106,Scar Tape/Solution,MMH Kit,Sinecch
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Product Description & Benefits: The Make Me Heal Soothing Tummy Tuck Recovery Kit - Mid-Thigh Area – Stage 2 combines the best healing products that Make Me Heal has found to help tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) patients have the best preparation, heal faster, recover safely, and obtain the best cosmetic outcomes from their procedures. This Kit will help you minimize post-operative swelling and bruising, improve the appearance of your scars, accelerate healing, support wound healing, promote repair and growth of tissues, help your skin fit better to its new contours, have less pain and discomfort, and shorten your recovery time.
The Kit includes the following leading healing products (you can view full descriptions of each product by clicking on the product name links):
Female Abdominal Girdle - Stage Two (Qty: 1) Made of a strong, lightweight powernet fabric and lycra and featuring adjustable shoulder straps, compression panels for the abdominal area that provide targeted compression, reinforced open crotch, reinforced flat seams, lace trim, and gripper lace to prevent roll, the open-crotch Female Abdominal Girdle – Stage Two provides compression in the upper and lower abdomen, flank, and upper thigh areas. Worn during Stage Two after your first stage garment (worn during first 1-2 weeks of post-op) is no longer appropriate, this 100% latex and formaldehyde free stage-two garment improves blood circulation, minimizes any swelling that remains, 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. In addition to being designed for skin retracting and body shaping, this garment is made to be particularly comfortable for long-term wear. This second stage garment is sized smaller, is more fashionable, and has a less bulky appearance than a first stage garment.
Important Note: Please select the size for your garment from the above menu. Please view the Size Chart (and read the measuring tips) associated with this garment.
Biodermis 1.4" x 6" Abdominal/C-Section Scar Reduction Silicone Strip (Self-Adhesive) (Qty: 2): This silicone sheet helps reduce the scar size, thickness, height, and color of all types of scars, including new and old scars, post-surgery scars, keloids, hypertrophic scars, and other scar types caused by injury, trauma, and burns. By flattening, softening, smoothing, and blending the scar with surrounding healthy skin, these soft, breathable silicone sheets helps make the scar far less noticeable. Silicone sheets are easier and more convenient to apply than scar gels because they are non-greasy, provide direct beneficial pressure to the scar, and do not stick to clothes. The Biodermis silicone sheets have received U.S. FDA and European C.E. clearance and are made of a soft, breathable, non-invasive, permeable, TNT (tacky one side only), semi-occlusive material and are clinically proven to be both safe and effective as a method to reduce the appearance of scars.
Scar Sheet Tape & Washing Solution (Qty: 1): Includes hypoallergenic tape that is used to hold and secure the scar sheet in place and ensure that it does not roll off under clothing or come off due to humidity. Additionally, this kit also includes a gentle, fragrance-free, low foaming cleanser that is used to wash the scar sheet and also to cleanse the scar area that you are treating.
Make Me Heal Plastic Surgery Healing Multinutrient Kit w/Bromelain (Pre & Post-Op Formulas) (Qty: 1): This kit has been designed specifically to help patients accelerate healing and obtain better cosmetic results following plastic surgery (as well as general surgeries) by providing all the vital healing supplements, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids that have been shown to be vital for preparing the body for surgery and for helping one have a faster recovery. Taken in tablet/pill form starting anywhere from 1-2 weeks pre-op or several days before the surgery up until 30 days post-op, the Multinutrient Kit helps build and maximize your body’s tissue reserves of nutrients that are important for the healing process, helps speed up recovery by strengthening the body’s natural healing process, helping reduce swelling and bruising, supporting wound healing, promoting repair and growth of tissues damaged by surgery, and by protecting the body from infection by enhancing the immune system defenses.
SinEcch (Qty: 1): SinEcch is the only natural Arnica Montana homeopathic remedy on the market that has been clinically proven in research studies to reduce post-operative bruising and swelling. By using SinEcch right before and after a surgery, a patient can minimize bruising and swelling, have less pain and discomfort, accelerate the healing process, and shorten recovery time. SinEcch is naturally prepared from the herb Arnica Montana, which grows in the Swiss Alps. Arnica has been used for hundreds of years by doctors to reduce bruising and swelling after traumatic injuries. The FDA regulates the manufacture of all homeopathic medicines and has determined that homeopathic Arnica is so safe that it can be safely sold without a prescription.
Instructions For Use:
Garment Instructions: The garment is typically worn immediately after the surgery and continuously for several days (or longer 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 go to the bathroom or to shower. As your healing progresses, you should be able to remove the garment for various activities. Generally, the amount of time you will need to wear your garment will be reduced as your move forward in your healing journey. The garment is worn like long underwear underneath your clothing. It is recommended to wear loose-fitting clothing over the garment.
Silicone Sheet Instructions: First wash your scars and hands. Open the non-sterile pouch containing the Biodermis silicone gel sheet. Remove both sides of the plastic film covering the gel sheet prior to use. The gel sheet may be cut into smaller pieces using scissors or a scalpel. Please wash your scissors or other cutting material prior to applying it on the sheet. Once you have determined the appropriate size of sheeting to use, apply the tacky side to the scar. The gel sheeting should fully cover the scar and extend ¼ inch all the way around the scar border. The exposed surface of the gel sheeting may be covered with surgical tape or bandage to help hold in place and to prevent sticking to other surfaces. Silicone gel sheeting is not intended for use on open wounds.
The optimal wearing time for Biodermis Silicone Gel Sheeting is 24 hours per day for a period of 8-12 weeks. Many patients report continued improvement to the scar beyond the 12-week period. If it is not possible to wear the gel sheet for the recommended 24 hour period, it is recommended to wear the sheet for a minimum of 12 hours per day. Follow this procedure each day, washing and re-applying the gel sheet (according to the silicone sheeting care instructions discussed here) to the scar for 2 to 4 weeks. At that time the piece of gel sheeting will begin to lose its adhesive quality and/or may become embedded with surface dirt. When this occurs, discard the piece of gel sheeting and apply a new piece. You may safely wear the products beyond the 12-week period as long as you follow the instructions. When the scar stops responding for a continued period of 7-10 days, you have probably reached the point of maximum results and should discontinue using the product.
Multivitamin Kit Instructions:
Pre-Op Formula: The Pre-Operative formula can be taken anywhere from 1-2 weeks before the surgery. The Pre-Operative Formula can also be beneficial if started several days prior to the procedure. The last packet should be consumed the day before surgery. Take the entire contents of one packet with a meal daily 14 days prior to surgery or one packet twice daily with a meal 7 days (or closer to the surgery) prior to the surgery, or as directed by your physician. Each packet contains 1 Multivitamin/Mineral tablet, 1 light tan Ester-C capsule, and 1 white Zinc Chelate tablet.
Post-Op Formula: The Post-Operative formula can be started the day after surgery (beginning 24 hours post-op) or several days following surgery for a period of 30 days. If you are unable to begin taking the Post-Operative Formula for several days after surgery, you should begin as soon as you are comfortable swallowing the pills. Take the entire contents of one packet twice daily with meals, or as directed by your physician. Each packet contains 1 Multivitamin/Mineral tablet, 2 bright yellow Quercetin/Bromelain Complex tablets, 2 white L-Arginine capsules, and 1 white L-Glutamine capsule.
SinEcch Instructions: SinEcch contains 12 capsules and comes with a blister card on which the information about when to take each dose is printed. The dosage regimen is Arnica 1M for the first three doses and Arnica 12C for the next 9 doses. SinEcch should be taken 3 times daily for 4 days starting on the day of surgery. For best results, do not eat or drink for 15 minutes before or after taking this homeopathic remedy. Ingesting food 15 minutes before or after you take the pill will diminish the effectiveness of Arnica Montana.
Applicable Procedures: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Liposuction (Upper and Lower Abdomen, Flank, Hip, Thigh), Lower Body Procedures, Lower Body Lift, Thigh Lift (Thighplasty), Plastic surgery procedures following Gastric Bypass Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Stomach Stapling.