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Which Garment or Binder is Best to Wear After a Tummy Tuck?

This is my 19th day after having a tummy tuck and liposuction. My doctor wants me to wear the 2nd garment he provided for at least 6 weeks for the... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have Swelling After Removing an Abdominal Binder?

Hi I'm 5 weeks post op. Had a full tummy tuck with liposuction. My doctor advised me to wear my compression garment 24h a day for 4 weeks. The... READ MORE

Would spanx or full body compression garment be ok to be replace abdominal binder with?

I HATE this abdominal binder. It won't stay straight and constantly riding off my sides so its basically not serving it purpose with me. Would spanx... READ MORE

What is the difference between a binder garment and a compression garment?

Does one serve better after a tummy tuck surgery? Or is it that the compression garment (full body) is used for combination surgeries? I'm having bbl... READ MORE

Am I Supposed to Wear my Binder over my Incision or Just a Little Bit Above It?

I had my TT last week 07/18/2012 and I am very swollen, my incision is very low but I was wondering if I'm supposed to wear my binder covering my... READ MORE

Can You Wear a Binder on Top of Spanx After a Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I'm 5 weeks post op with significant swelling. A week ago I was fine,but have recently returned to work where I'm on my feet for 8hrs. I found since I... READ MORE

Passing out After Taking off Binder?

I have seen a lot of posts by women that mention becoming faint or actually passing out after removing their binder for a shower after a tummy tuck.... READ MORE

4 Week Post-op - Burning/stinging Sensation on Right Side at End of Scar

Hi, I am coming along very nicely in my healing process. My scar and belly button look good. My question is that in the last few days I have been... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post-op - Should I Still Be Wearing Padding Between my Binder and Scar?

I am still wearing padding (combine ABD Pad) between my biinder (which is rough) and my scar. How long I should do this for and could this be causing... READ MORE

How Long Do You Have to Wear a Binder if You Have a Seroma? (photo)

I had a tummy tuck 40 days ago. I have been having repeated aspirations to remove the fluid from a seroma since 23 days post-op. I was also told to... READ MORE

Rash and itching due to binder, but can't go without it due to severe swelling. Suggestions?

I am 6 weeks post op from a full tummy tuck. I have discovered that my binder makes me itch terribly, and it has caused a rash even though I wear a... READ MORE

Binder & Spanx Like Garments? (photo)

Tummy tuck was 5/20/13 My birthday was 5/22 :) 1.The hospital gave me 1 basic white binder the NEXT DAY after the surgery. Did that do damage to my... READ MORE

2 1/2 Weeks Tummy Tuck & Breast Augmentation?

I am 2 1/2 weeks postop tummy tuck and breast augmentation. I have started having problems with my abdominal binder bunching up and I'm wondering if... READ MORE

Does this look like an infection? My PS thinks it's from my binder. I just want a second opinion. (Photo)

Im 15 days post op ett. My incision is splitting open... I have a before pic when I noticed a difference and then 3 days later its way worse. Ive been... READ MORE

Drain Removal and Pain? (photo)

Drains removed after 2weeks. L/drain removal so painful I fainted r/drain painless. I still feel sharp pain where I felt the tug & pain from... READ MORE

I'm 7.5 weeks post op full Tummy Tuck with muscle repair. Can fat return or show up out of the blue after a Tummy Tuck? (photos)

 After my first day not wearing the binder in week 6 at the end of the day I had a prominent pooch across my lower belly. After that I panicked... READ MORE

Swelling After Abdominoplasty and Scar Revision?

I had a scar revision and abdominoplasty on Monday, July 2. Today is Post op day four and Im feeling okay. However, my PS does not allow yiu to take... READ MORE

Is the rock hard area of skin above my Tummy Tuck incision line normal? (photos)

I am 9 days out from a full tummy tuck and breast lift (no lipo). Until two days ago I had been having a very smooth recovery. Today right above my TT... READ MORE

Normal swelling or revision and lipo will be needed? (Photo)

I had my TT 8 weeks ago, I was very happy with my results the first 4 weeks, but as time goes by I see less desirable results; I don't know if this is... READ MORE

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