Can Facial Garments Benefit My Healing Journey?
can provide support and compression to the face, chin, and neck following liposuction.
These garments are placed around the face and cover the chin and the lower face.
Some garments may only provide support for the facial areas, whereas others
provide compression and support to both the face and neck. Some facial garments
have holes in the ears to avoid putting pressure on incision areas, while other
garments cover the ears. Moreover, facial compression garments may also be worn
after a face lift and neck lift.
liposuction, your doctor may ask you to wear a compression garment. Wearing
a compression garment 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.
A facial 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 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 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.