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A 40-year-old member asked:

I had liposuction, and wearing a medical compression garment. how long i should wear this?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Suman Das
Plastic Surgery 55 years experience
Usually 6 weeks or s: Your surgeon must have advised you about that.On an average 3-6 weeks.
Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
I like six weeks: I've always preferred to keep my patients in garments for about 6 weeks. Many patients learn to like to like the extra support and will keep them on longer.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Liposuction: I usually recommend 6 weeks. http://vipplasticsurgery.com/body/#liposuction.
Dr. John Di Saia
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Surgeon's choice: I would follow the advice of your plastic surgeon who performed your surgery. The longer the better really. :).
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press commented
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
We recommend two months
Apr 7, 2013

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