This below the Ankle Length high-waist girdle is designed ideal for use following Plastic Surgery, liposuction of the, thighs, hips, buttocks, and flanks and is typically worn during Stage 1 of recovery (initial 1-2 weeks of post-op).
Provides optimal amount of compression to help improve the blood circulation, minimizes swelling after the procedure, and speeds up the healing process.
Provides support to surgical areas for more comfort and helps the skin fit better to its new contours.
Flushes the body out of potentially harmful fluids, allows patient to return to daily routines sooner.
Garment has been treated with Naturexx an anti-microbial treatment which assists the body in transporting moisture away from the skin to the surface where it can evaporate.
The anti-microbial treatment also helps retard growth of bacteria or fungus that can cause odor skin irritation, mildew or fabric degradation.
It is breathable, lightweight and feels silky smooth.
Features a 3" plush waist elastic band, a front double panel for extra support, the band will not roll-down, lace with a silicone bead which prevents roll-up.
Garment also features padded zippers on both sides and hook and eye crotch flap for easy opening.
It is constructed with a high performance comprexx tecsheen fabric and is latex free.
The Comprexx Tecsheen fabrics are long lasting and retain their shape and compression even under extended wear and washing.
Garmennt Technology Featuring: Naturexx
Transfers moisture away from the body keeping you cool.
The comfort of natural fibers dissipates body heat build-up.
Warp Knit elastic performance fabric.
Stage Two Garment
A Stage Two garment that goes with this Stage One garment is available and can be found at: High Waist Abdominal Ankle Length Compression Girdle- Stage 2
. 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 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.
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.
Lower Body Lift, Thigh Lift (Thighplasty), Buttocks Augmentation, Implants, Lift (Gluteplasty), Liposuction (Upper and Lower Abdomen, Back, Flank, Hip, Thigh), Lipoplasty, Liposculpture, Lower Body Procedures, Plastic surgery procedures following Gastric Bypass Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, and Stomach Stapling, Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty).