Product Description & Benefits: This kit contains 2 garments: Stage 1 and Stage 2.
The following are the descriptions for each product in the Kit:
The Stage One garment provides compression in the abdomen, chest, and flank areas and is appropriate for liposuction, gynecomastia (male breast reduction), and pectoral implants. 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 Stage Two garment is made with a breathable fabric with targeted chest inner panel, smooth back design, and wide shoulder straps, the Male Compression Vest-provides compression and support to the chest area during Stage One and Two and should be worn for 8 weeks after the procedure. The garment is a low profile tank top that can be easily worn under clothes and has reinforced flat seams. This garment is appropriate for male liposuction (abdominal, chest, flank), male breast reduction (gynecomastia), and pectoral implants. This garment also helps improve 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 100% latex and formaldehyde free garment is made of a strong, lightweight powernet fabric and lycra.
Instructions For Use: The Stage One 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.
The Stage 2 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 (Abdominal, Chest, Flank), Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia), Pectoral Implants.