Recently reduced to a 36D. I am approaching 6 weeks post op and looking for a sports bra. I do a lot of high impact exercising and this bra will be utilized for that as well as a work bra. I normally use the champion powerback but it has underwire and I have heard not to use underwire because of the incisions. Please help my doctor has made no recommendations.
Bras After Breast Reduction?
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Safe to use underwire bra 6 weeks after breast reduction.
A month after surgery, the breast tissue and the skin are really quite solidly healed and an under wire bra will do no harm.
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Support on breasts after reduction
If you are considering to resume your high impact sports after 6 weeks from surgery means you are recovering very well and all went according to plan and I would l like to congratulate you.
The advise I give my patients following breast reduction is to wear a comfortable but supportive bra 24/7 for the first 4 weeks, followed by 5 days/week afterwards for further 2 months.With regards to underwired bras, I advise to wear one when required by a special occasion for no longer than 2 hours and after removing the wire.
Bra after Breast Reduction?
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