How long should you wear your ab board?

How long should you wear your ab board...can someone please lay it out month for month its so hard gwtting in contact or to get a call returned from the doctor office.. i no the first month 24 hours... not sure about the second and third month.. Also when should i began to sit on my butt some say 6weeks others say 2 months...Please provide information thanks

Doctor Answers 2

Liposuction/ Liposculpture/ Fat Transfer/ Vaser/ Hi Definition Procedures/Liposuction Revision/Tummy Tuck/Body Contouring

I appreciate your question.

I would recommend that you discuss this question with your surgeon as every surgeon has their own respective post op protocol for his/her patients.  Your surgeon is your best resource as he/she is most familiar with your medical history and how you are healing at this time.

The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.

Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.

Best of luck!

Dr. Schwartz

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

#RealSelf100Surgeon

Let's Talk Aftercare--Add Exilis Ultra, Cellutone, Venus Legacy

I have my patients wear them both full body plus wrap around abdominal binders for two weeks, then just the abdominal binders overnight for another 2 weeks. I always recommend they add RF treatments externally like venus legacy, exilis ultra, Vanquish, shock/vibration therapy like Cellutone/z wave, hyperbaric oxygen and compression in order to decrease swelling and improve results. It's usually advised to avoid prolonged sitting for the first 2-4 weeks. Best, Dr. Emer

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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