I had a BBL. Will wearing an arm compression garment at this point still be beneficial? I'm still bruised pretty badly and probably a little swollen still also.
I Am 8 Days Post Arm Lipo and Have Not Had a Compression Garment, is Too Late?
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Ask your surgeon
Check back with the doctor who did the procedure.
It is difficult to recommend post operative care for a procedure that a doctor has not performed. Please check back with the doctor who did your procedure for a recommendation. I personally use compression garments for at least one month on all of my liposuction patients.
Compression Garment After Arm Lipo
A compression garment after liposuction of the arm helps to limit swelling and helps to reposition skin during the early post operative period. I recommend its use for a month. Many people wear it longer because it provides support and comfort. It may be helpful to you now and will do no harm.
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Typically, a compression garment is placed initially which not only assists with comfort level and swelling but also helps to reduce bruising. Even at 8 days and with a considerable amount of swelling, a compression garment can have a positive effect. You should check with your surgeon, however, with regard to this as he/she operated on you.
Compression garment after Liposuction?
Thank you for the question.
Since there is still residual swelling present use of a type of suction garment at this point may still be helpful. Check with your plastic surgeon for specific advice.
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