Can a compression garment cause burns right after power assisted liposuction or tumescent liposuction?
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Compression garment will help with swelling
Burns from the actual laser liposuction should not occur.
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Burns after liposuction is mostly seen when a power source, mainly laser, little ultrasound can cause skin burns. That is the problem we see when adding power source in unqualified hands.
Compression garments when very tight can cause vascular compromise. also fold in the compression garment can cause vascular compromise and blistering or even skin loss.
Samir Shureih MD. FACS
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