Product Description & Benefits:
The High Back Female Surgical Girdle w/ Bra - Stage Two Garment provides targeted compression in the abdomen, flank, back, and breast area and is appropriate for a liposuction, tummy tuck, breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction. This garment is ideal for a patient having multiple procedures. This girdle features a built-in surgical bra, adjustable shoulder straps with a protective lining for added comfort and has a hook and eye crotch flap. This Stage Two garment is sized smaller, tighter and offers more compression than the Stage One garment due to the fact that you have less swelling at this later stage of post-op. Stage Two garments do not have zippers. 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. Appropriate for Liposuction (abdomen, flank, back, breast), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Breast Augmentation (Breast Implants, Transaxillary Submuscular Breast Augmentation, Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation), Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Latisimus Dorsi procedure, Mastectomy, TRAM Flap Procedure, Post Gastric bypass surgery, Bariatric/Obesity surgery, Stomach stapling procedure.
This garment features a 100% latex-free fabric that offers enhanced support and more durable compression performance. The garment's silky and soft fabric is stretchable to make it easier to slip on and off, yet fiercely strong and durable. The fabric is remarkably lightweight and breathable to keep you clean, dry and fresh all day long. The fabric provides the compression control you need to optimize circulation and enhance healing, while giving you the "feel good" comfort that patients demand.
Stage One Garment: A Stage One garment that goes with this Stage Two garment is available and can be found at: High Back Female Surgical Girdle w/ Bra (w/Zipper) - Stage One . The Stage Two garment has additional compression panels, is designed for skin retracting and body shaping, and is made to be particularly comfortable for long-term wear. Doctors may recommend that patients wear compression garments during both Stage One (initial 1-2 weeks of post-op) and Stage Two (2-8 weeks post-op) of recovery. . For this reason, a Stage Two garment may be recommended. By having both the Stage One and Stage Two garments, the patient has the advantage of having continuous compression, which is essential for obtaining the best results during the recovery phase and for having the greatest degree of comfort.
Instructions For Use: The garment is typically worn for 8 weeks or longer, depending on the doctor's instructions) of post-surgery recovery. Generally, the amount of time you will need to wear your garment will be reduced as your move forward in your healing journey. The compression garment is worn like long underwear underneath your clothing. 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: Your garment can be hand washed. The garment should be washed in cold water and air/line-dried. Washing your garment in hot water or drying with an electric or gas dryer may ruin the garment. To remove any stains, the garment can be soaked in 2 or 3 gallons of cool water with 1/4 cup of peroxide added. After the garment has soaked, it can be hand washed and 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 garments will enable you to always have a freshly clean garment, while the soiled one is being washed.
Applicable Procedures: Liposuction (abdomen, flank, back, breast), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Breast Augmentation (Breast Implants, Transaxillary Submuscular Breast Augmentation, Trans Umbilical Breast Augmentation), Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Latisimus Dorsi procedure, Mastectomy, TRAM Flap Procedure, Post Gastric bypass surgery, Bariatric/Obesity surgery, Stomach stapling procedure.