When you get Abdominal Etching, can you wear a board at 4 weeks without the foam?
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Thank you for your question. You may experience moderate to minimal pain, but most patients can return to work within 5-7 days and resume exercise within 3 weeks. Following the procedure, you will be fitted with a compression garment to reduce bruising and swelling. Most bruising and swelling diminishes within 2 weeks. That being said you should be safe to do so but always speak with your board certified plastic surgeon on what their post op instructions for recovery are for your specific needs.
Wish you all the best,
Ab etching compression
Some surgeons think it's okay at 3 weeks, but I recommend checking with your surgeon since everyone approaches this a little differently.
All the best,
Abdominal Etching in Beverly Hills
Hi and thanks for the question. Every surgeon has variations in their post-procedural compression protocols - this includes when to remove the foam. I would ask your doctor, as her or she may have specific reasons to keeping it on.
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