Binder + Tummy Tuck

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Is It Normal to Have Swelling After Removing an Abdominal Binder?

Hi I'm 5 weeks post op. Had a full tummy tuck with liposuction. My doctor advised me to wear my compression garment 24h a day for 4 weeks. The... READ MORE

How Does a Tummy Tuck Binder Help with Drains and Recovery?

How much sooner could drains be removed if a binder is consistently worn after a tummy tuck? I found this article, would most surgeons agree?... READ MORE

Would spanx or full body compression garment be ok to be replace abdominal binder with?

I HATE this abdominal binder. It won't stay straight and constantly riding off my sides so its basically not serving it purpose with me. Would spanx... READ MORE

4 Week Post-op - Burning/stinging Sensation on Right Side at End of Scar

Hi, I am coming along very nicely in my healing process. My scar and belly button look good. My question is that in the last few days I have been... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post-op - Should I Still Be Wearing Padding Between my Binder and Scar?

I am still wearing padding (combine ABD Pad) between my biinder (which is rough) and my scar. How long I should do this for and could this be causing... READ MORE

Which Garment or Binder is Best to Wear After a Tummy Tuck?

This is my 19th day after having a tummy tuck and liposuction. My doctor wants me to wear the 2nd garment he provided for at least 6 weeks for the... READ MORE

How Long Do You Have to Wear a Binder if You Have a Seroma? (photo)

I had a tummy tuck 40 days ago. I have been having repeated aspirations to remove the fluid from a seroma since 23 days post-op. I was also told to... READ MORE

2 1/2 Weeks Tummy Tuck & Breast Augmentation?

I am 2 1/2 weeks postop tummy tuck and breast augmentation. I have started having problems with my abdominal binder bunching up and I'm wondering if... READ MORE

Binder & Spanx Like Garments? (photo)

Tummy tuck was 5/20/13 My birthday was 5/22 :) 1.The hospital gave me 1 basic white binder the NEXT DAY after the surgery. Did that do damage to my... READ MORE

Am I Supposed to Wear my Binder over my Incision or Just a Little Bit Above It?

I had my TT last week 07/18/2012 and I am very swollen, my incision is very low but I was wondering if I'm supposed to wear my binder covering my... READ MORE

Passing out After Taking off Binder?

I have seen a lot of posts by women that mention becoming faint or actually passing out after removing their binder for a shower after a tummy tuck.... READ MORE

Drain Removal and Pain? (photo)

Drains removed after 2weeks. L/drain removal so painful I fainted r/drain painless. I still feel sharp pain where I felt the tug & pain from... READ MORE

Still Tender and Bloated After Tummy Tuck

I had a tt march 15 and still wearing a binder,when i take it off i feel really weird.plus still abit tender.scars look great though.i feel as i am... READ MORE

Is It Necessary to Wear a CG/Binder After a TT?

My doctor doesn't want me to wear a binder/CG for at least two weeks after surgery. He says there is no proof that they better your results, but does... READ MORE

Swelling After Abdominoplasty and Scar Revision?

I had a scar revision and abdominoplasty on Monday, July 2. Today is Post op day four and Im feeling okay. However, my PS does not allow yiu to take... READ MORE

4.5 Months Post TT with Worsening Swelling. What Are My Options?

Any advice?? I am 47 yr old woman 4.5 months out from TT and still have continued and worsening swelling. Lower ab swelling is non stop, rather hard,... READ MORE

Feels Like my Upper Ab Muscles Have "Let Go"? 19 Days PO TT/BA/BL .

1) Since waking up this morning my upper abdominal muscles have felt strange. "not engaged"is the only way i know to describe it.After 2... READ MORE

Is the rock hard area of skin above my Tummy Tuck incision line normal? (photos)

I am 9 days out from a full tummy tuck and breast lift (no lipo). Until two days ago I had been having a very smooth recovery. Today right above my TT... READ MORE

Compression Garment or Binder?

It seems some PS's use binders and some use compression garments with a tummy tuck. What is the reason they choose 1 over the other? I am getting a... READ MORE

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