I hear people saying that they use lipofoam and a abdominal board under the garment post surgery what is the purpose of this and is it effective?
Is it good to use lipo board and foam under garment post lipo/ TT?
Doctor Answers 3
Board and foam
This is a good question. I routinely use boards and foams under the garment for liposuction patients. The purpose of the board is to flatten the abdominal skin after liposuction. Foams help give extra compression in addition to the garment. The skin is inflamed after liposuction. This inflammation can cause the skin to be lumpy and bumpy. It will remain lumpy and bumpy, once the inflammation turns to scar, if nothing is done about it. I use the board to mold and flatten the inflamed tissue during the first few weeks after surgery. This will promote a flatter result in the abdominal area. I do not use boards after tummy tucks.
Ab Board or Lipo Foam
Foam under liposuction garment
I have never used foam under the garment. Some surgeons use it for more compression. Good luck.
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