My surgeon mentioned he wants me to wear a sports bra right after the explant surgery in a few weeks. I've been looking at post-op photos. Looks like many people are in white casing/dressing and not sports bras. What is recommended? I have 230cc silicone in my pre-op AAA breasts and would like to explant soon. Thank you in advance!
Sports Bra After Explant?
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Bra or Dressings after Removal of Breast Implants?
Always best to follow your own plastic surgeon's advise/protocol ( will vary from one practice to another). Remember that he/she is ultimately responsible for your care.
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Breast implant removal recovery
Compression is recommended after breast implant removal. I would switch to a sports bra after about a week after explantation.
Proper bra after explantation.
Our office has the patient wear the surgery bra and then switch to a sports bra after that. We are looking for uniform support and compression.
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Bra choice after explantation
Every doctor has his preference. I usually have my patients wear a sports bra, but some surgeons prefere surgical bras.
the type of bra you wear after surgery is a personal choice. as long as it is not constricting or too tight and provides support and coverage anything will do.