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Tummy Tuck
Apr 15, 2007
... D . You will be amazed after you have your lift and tuck too how taller and thinner you look because your breast are off of your abdomen! ... (66 replies)
Tummy tuck
May 21, 2011
... op from tummy tuck, lipo in thighs, hips, back and muscle repair, upper and lower. I am finally able to walk somewhat straight. ... (3 replies)
... what type of compression garment would be best that i use right after my tummy tuck (1 replies)

... was going to expand all of the sudden if I didn't have some sort of compression garment on. Try to imagine your foot asleep and you are looking at it knowing you are walking on it but you can't feel it. Does that make sense at all, lol. ... (29 replies)
... I had a full tummy tuck a week ago today. Mine was just skin removal, no muscle repair. It was not bad. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there. I will be having a TT in a few months, and my PS says he doesn't require a compression garment. ... (3 replies)
... I am now 1 month and 5 days post op from a tummy tuck and liposuction of thighs, and flanks. ... (0 replies)
... I had a mini TT in March and the compression garment was a life saver for me. ... (3 replies)
... Look into EpiFoam. It is a compression garment specifically for liposuction and tummy tuck procedures. It also has a silicone backing, so it doesn't stick to the skin like surgical tape or glue. Very comfortable! ... (2 replies)
... and sweat pants will be your friend. I safety pinned the bags to my compression garment to keep them from dragging. I had to measure and empty mine each day. Not bad though. ... (29 replies)
... Are you considering a tummy tuck or other procedure? ... (5 replies)
... Spanx are great!! I wore them for a while after my tummy tuck and they are great and so comfortable and you can't see them under clothes. ... (3 replies)
... I just had a tummy tuck and am still wearing the wrap around binder (which works great with the drainage tubes) but, they are about to come out and I was wondering what type of "control" panties everyone thought were the most comfortable. I also had lipo on the stomach and flanks and of course 'm still "sore" so I don't want something that will "cut into me" like some of the... (3 replies)
... Spanx is a light weight girdle that is super comfortable. I wore mine and still do sometimes after I got out of the compression garment. Its lighter weight and doesn't show under clothes. ... (29 replies)
... Spanx will be your best friend too after you get out of the compression garment. It will feel so weird when they tell you you can take that off. ... (29 replies)
... Hi otksaunt, I'm not really sure why he says you don't need one. I have never heard of that before. You will have a rough recovery and you will need a garment. My plastic surgeon always requires them. It just holds everything together and makes it more comfortable. He will be bring your muscles together and pulling them will definitely need some support. You can... (3 replies)
... Do you mean not even a binder? My doctor just uses a binder. I can't imagine not using a binder with a full tuck. I am 3 weeks past surgery now and I wouldn't want to be without mine yet. Sometimes I loosen mine when I am lying down, and I adjust it according to how much support I feel I need at the moment, but I wouldn't feel right without it. I wear a thin cotton undershirt... (3 replies)
... he same time and the results are amazing!! even after this long, it seems my waist just keeps getting smaller when I go to by clothes !!!! I love being able to tuck in a shirt for the first time in my adult life!!! ... (1 replies)
... thanks for the information! So the "compression" garments are not something you actually have to wear???? are they really more for just your own comfort? (3 replies)
... I tell patients spanx also - they have the one that covers the entire abdomen which would be the best - most of the time they have additional lipo so they feel better with the spanx for weeks later. (3 replies)

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