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Benefits of Compression Garments in Post-Surgery Recovery

Compression Garments

October 29, 2023

After many plastic surgery procedures, patients are required to wear specific garments that provide compression to the surgical area.

Patients are asked to wear these as often as possible (preferably 24/7) for usually around 4-6 weeks, depending on the procedure.

This can seem daunting to post-surgical patients. However, this is one of the most crucial steps to a quick and comfortable recovery, and can even help with the final results!

From breast to body, compression garments help with:

  • circulation
  • swelling
  • bruising
  • and can even provide relief from pain (or at least make patients feel more comfortable and secure).

Along with these benefits, garments help reduce fluid build-up and protect your incisions.

Wearing your post surgical garments correctly and for the time your surgeon recommends can sometimes determine the difference between good results and great, and can make for a quicker and more comfortable recovery!

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