The recommended time for wearing the compression garment is 4-6 weeks to prevent any fluid collection in the lower abdomen area. After that period of time, you can wear Spanx for extra compression during the healing process. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. Best of Luck!
What is the recommended length of time on wearing the compression garment? I'm almost 10 weeks post Tumescent Lipo
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I typically have my patients wear compression consistently for two weeks and then after that for comfort measures only.
Each plastic surgeon is different.
To be sure, see two or more experienced, board-certified Plastic Surgeons in your area for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you to have surgery.
I hope this helps.
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- It can be anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months.
- As long as the garment is comfortable and helping to control your swelling, it is fine to wear it.
Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
After several weeks or a month or so the benefit is not that great.
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