How Tight Should a Compression Garmemt Be After a Tummy Tuck?

I have been fitted with two and they seem loose. The nurse who does the after care does not seem to be as attentive as she should. When she fitted me for the first one I had my drains in. She put me a short type outfit that pressed on the drains and made them leak and become attached.

Doctor Answers 1

See your doctor

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The tightness of a post-op compression garment is a matter of opinion. See your doctor to get this issue resolved the best,


Best Regards,


John Di Saia MD

Orange Plastic Surgeon

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