Not Suppose to Wear a Push-up Bra but Some of my Sports Bras Are Tight That They Push my Boobs Together, Should I Not Wear Them?

my ps told me to wear a tight sports bra at night to keep my cleavage line nice. although some of my old sports bras that are tight yet not uncomfortable, but just super TIGHT, pushes my boobs (cleavage line) so together, is it like a push-up bra then?. i am not suppose to wear push-up bras also, so should i still wear them to sleep at night? i havent worn the super tight ones though, just the slightly tight ones.

Doctor Answers 4

Push up bra after surgery

Thank you for your question. My patients will have a surgical bra that I place at the time of surgery. They normally wear this for the first week or two and then transition to a sports bra that opens in the front. By six weeks, if their implants have sufficiently descended, I let my patients know they can start wearing a normal bra (including a push-up bra). They may still undergo some changes which can change their bra preferences a few months later.

Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Wearing a bra after surgery

The bra is generally used for support not to expand the implant pocket.  The bra should be used to gently push the breast implants up and in as gravity will push them down and out. 

Jeffrey Zwiren, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Not Suppose to Wear a Push-up Bra

actually what happens with push up bras is that they have wires underneath , and that is the reason you should not wear them.

The support is good after surgery to keep your breast from dropping , that is why a lot of surgeons recommend sports bras. Of course it is a good decision not to wear the really tight old ones , since they are probably not your size anymore.


Best wishes 

Katherine Feliz Camilo, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

Not Suppose to Wear a Push-up Bra but Some of my Sports Bras Are Tight That They Push my Boobs Together, Should I Not Wear Them?

Since I cannot be sure of the rationale for the instructions as they might apply to you, I would suggest that a call to your surgeon is the only way to get an appropriate answer. All the best. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 45 reviews

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