Can Compression Garments Benefit My Healing Journey?
augmentation, your doctor will ask you to wear a compression garment. Wearing
a compression garment after buttocks augmentation is essential to improve blood
circulation, minimize swelling after the procedure, flush the body out of potentially
harmful fluids, accelerate the healing process, and allow the patient to return
to daily routines sooner. A compression garment also provides support to surgical
areas for more comfort and helps the skin fit better to its new contours. Depending
on your doctor, you may need to wear compression garments during both the First
Stage (initial 1-2 weeks of post-op) and Second Stage (2-8 weeks post-op) of
recovery. For this reason, you may need to get both a First Stage garment and
a Second Stage garment. Our store features a wide variety of First and Second
Stage garments. Compression garments are worn like long underwear underneath
A first stage compression
garment is typically worn immediately after the surgery and continuously for
several days (or longer depending on the doctor’s instructions) and then
non-continuously for the initial 1-2 weeks of post-op. 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. Generally, the amount of time you will need to wear your garment will
be reduced as you move forward in your healing journey. 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.
A second stage
garment is typically worn during 2-8 weeks post-op (or longer, depending on
the doctor’s instructions). A second stage garment is worn once your first
stage garment (first 1-2 weeks of post-op) is no longer appropriate. Generally,
the amount of time you will need to wear your garment will be reduced as your
move forward in your healing journey. Second stage garments are sized smaller,
are more fashionable, and have a less bulky appearance than first stage garments.
Do I Measure Myself Correctly & Get 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) that is included along with each garment
that you view in the Store.