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Length of Garment After to the Knee Cellulaze?

What should the garment length be after Cellulaze to the knee front and back? Just below the knee or to the mid-calf? Asking because it is now warm weather and wondering how to prepare for dressing. Had knee Lipo before and was told that that garment would be fine.....if a shorter one, like just below knee is fine I will gladly spend the $ for it so I can dress in summer clothes, somewhat anyway. Thanks

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Length of Garment After to the Knee Cellulaze?

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Dr Hoffman is correct COVER the operated area completely. But always discuss/ask your chosen CELLULAZE certified doc. 

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Wear a garmet that covers the area treated with cellulaze

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Wear a garmet that completely covers the treated area. Garmets usually are above the knee or calf level. I recommend calf level because it covers the treated area and is less likely to cause swelling of the feet than one that ends just below the knee.

Web reference: Http://www.dkhoffmanmd.com

Los Gatos Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

Compression Garment after Cellulaze

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Thank you for your question. Your compression garment should completely cover the treated area. See your doctor post-treatment to ensure your garment fits correctly. 

Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
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Garments after Cellulaze

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Ideally you would want to cover/compress the treated area and have it extend past the treated area to address swelling in adjacent/adjoining tissue, for example, if the Cellulaze extended below the knee, your garment should extend to approximately the mid-calf.

Dr. Grant Stevens

Web reference: http://www.cellulitesurgeon.com/

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 57 reviews

Length of garment

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We recommend wearing a garment that would come to the calf. If you wear one shorter it may fall on the incision site and become irritated.

New York Dermatologic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

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