Product Description & Benefits: The Female Rubenesque Plastic Surgery High-Back Abdominal Girdle Compression Garment - Stage One (with Zippers) provides compression in the hip and thigh areas, buttocks, upper and lower abdomen, back and flank. This mid-thigh girdle with side zippers 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. This girdle is ideal for abdominal and back procedures, liposuction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), as well as for lower body procedures following gastric bypass or bariatric surgery.
Rubenesque garments are designed to fit best on women with smaller waists and larger hips: the classic "hour-glass" figure.
This 100% latex-free garment is made of a strong, breathable, lightweight powernet fabric and lycra. This garment includes front side zippers for easy application, a crotch opening, reinforced flat seams and gripper lace to prevent roll up.
Instructions For Use: 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.
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 heavy drainage and long, continuous periods of time that you may need to wear the garment, it is recommended to purchase 2 Stage One 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: Buttocks Augmentation, Implants, Lift (Gluteplasty), Liposuction (Upper and Lower Abdomen, Back, Flank, Hip, Thigh), Lipoplasty, Liposculpture, Lower Body Procedures, Lower Body Lift, Thigh Lift (Thighplasty), Plastic surgery procedures following Gastric Bypass Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Stomach Stapling, Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty).