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Is It Harmful to Wear a Compression Garment for an Extended Period of Time After a Tummy Tuck?

I am 18 weeks out, and I wear the garment during the day for comfort and to reduce swelling. I don't have much swelling without it but I do have some.... READ MORE

Is Extra Swelling at 7-8 Weeks After Tummy Tuck is Normal?

I wasn't that swollen before, even if I'm still wearing my spanx during the day. The swelling is mainly above and around the belly buttom. 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

Does Wearing the Spanx Make a Difference on How Flat a Tummy is at the End of the Journey?

Week 8 after a full TT, feeling much better, I wear spanx on and off and wondering if I should wearing it all the time. Usually wear it when I know I... READ MORE

How long to wear spanx after Tummy Tuck?

I am 11 weeks post PS told me that I should not wear my spanx too long. I do not swell as much when i wear it & it keeps my form well. So I feel... 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

How Long After a Tummy Tuck Should I Be Wearing Support Garment?

How long should I keep wearing support such as spanx? READ MORE

Puddle of Fluid on Lower Abdomen - Will it Go Away?

I had a tummy tuck 2 years ago. And was just removing the excess fat i am happy with the result thus far. Just a lil anxious about the fluid. Im... READ MORE

Is it normal to start swelling a lot at 4 months post op Tummy Tuck & Liposuction? (photos)

Last week I started having the worse swelling! It's bad after I eat but I swell up and stay that way; In the morning it goes down a little then starts... 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

Compression Garment W/no Lipo?

I had a tummy tuck w/no lipo. How long do I have to wear the compression garment? I have NEVER worn a girdle before surgery, do I have to wear spanx... READ MORE

I am 8 days post op from my abdominoplasty/back lipo surgery. What can I do to get the swelling to go down besides rest?

I over did my activity today, I'm pretty positive this is why I'm extra swollen. I also had my drains removed 2 days ago because I stopped draining. I... READ MORE

I had a Tummy Tuck with Liposcution of my flanks 16 days ago. How long should I wear a compression garment?

I am 16 days post op and my ps said i could stop wearing the binder and switch to a compression garment such as Spanx. How long should I expect to... READ MORE

2 wks post op Tummy Tuck, wearing spanx and resuming a more active lifestyle. What is this bubble high on my abdomen? (photo)

One week after my tummy tuck I began wearing high waisted spanx. I feel asleep with it on, and when I took it off I noticed this tangerine sized... READ MORE

If your binder/spanx leave creases, is it better to use them or go without them? (photo)

I am 17 days post op from a tummy tuck with lipo to the flanks. My binder and spanx are leaving horizontal lines from creasing. I have minimal... READ MORE

22 Y/o Tummy Tuck W/o Muscle Repair Still Swelling at 11 Weeks Post-op, Normal?

11 weeks ago I had a TT W/O MR, BL&excision of back rolls.8lbs of skin&fat was removed from TT&2lbs from back rolls.No problems with the... READ MORE

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