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What Kind of Compression Garmet and Abdominal Binder Should I Get for my Lower Body Lift?

They have so many kind, with 2 panels, 3 or 4.I do not know which one is better.

ANSWER

Binders for lower body lift

In our San Francisco area practice we perform body lifts and body contouring after bariatric surgery quite commonly. Abdominal binders and compression garments are used to minimize swelling, help with skin retraction and sometime improve patient comfort. It is something that is important to use at the direction of your physician however. Garments that are too tight or are inappropriate for your type of surgery may restrict blood flow and cause healing problems.

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