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would a compression garment aid in tightening loose skin after weight loss surgery?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Surely, tight & firm: Many of our patients use tightening garments instead of plastic surgery. With a doctors prescription, you can often consider a "health care expense".
Answered on Dec 5, 2013
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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
No: Skin eleasticity is best altered by physical fitness and stop smoking and avoid sun exposure.
Answered on Jul 7, 2012

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