Bariatric Surgery Abdominal Binder after Tummy Tuck, Gastric Bypass & Liposuction

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Wearing an abdominal binder after enduring weight loss surgery is a very important component of the recovery process! This belly binder after surgery helps reduce swelling, compresses the incision site, and holds up the excess skin on your stomach. The plus size compression belt can be worn after many different surgeries such as liposuction, lap band surgery, gastric bypass surgery, a tummy tuck, and other similar procedures. It’s also a great tool for those recovering from a muscle tear or strain in their back.

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Why Is This The Best Post-Bariatric Surgery Binder?

Wearing a stomach binder can help tremendously after enduring a stomach surgery to lose weight. The support and level of compression this waist binder provides not only helps with discomfort, but can reduce swelling, help the incision site, and even hold in your hanging skin after surgery. This tummy support has numerous features that make it both a great and affordable option to buy after a bariatric surgery.

  • Comfortable and lightweight design

This tummy tuck binder is a premium panel elastic band, making it comfortable against your skin. The medical binder for weight loss is also low-profile, allowing you to wear it discreetly beneath or over your shirt and clothes, depending on your preference. It also comes in a neutral white color.

  • Designed specifically for those considered obese

This plus size abdominal belt comes in sizes ranging from XL all the way up to 4XL, fitting body circumferences from 32" to 100". This size variety helps individuals find the best fit for their body shape and size! The many different options also make it easy to order a smaller size once you’ve lost the extra weight in your stomach after your surgery.

  • Easy application

To secure the back brace, you simply attach the Velcro closures in front of your abdomen to your desired compression level. For those suffering from arthritis, these straps are easy to grab and apply.

  • Stitching on the back prevents rolling

The stitching located on the back of the brace helps prevent it from rolling over or bunching up.

  • Great after a wide variety of surgeries

This tummy binder for bariatric procedures can be worn after liposuction, gastric bypass surgery, gastric sleeve surgery, lap band surgery, and many other weight loss procedures. You can also wear this binder for abdominal strains or lower back pain related to obesity.

Looking for another plus size brace? At BraceAbility, we have an extra large variety of bariatric braces for every injury or condition.

How Does This Abdominal Binder After Weight Loss Surgery Help Me Recover From…

A Tummy Tuck or Abdominoplasty Recovery?

Receiving a tummy tuck, otherwise known as abdominoplasty surgery helps remove the extra fat and skin you’re carrying around. This surgical procedure also helps smooth out your muscles, making them tougher and stronger. There are many individuals that receive this procedure, for example, women who have had a baby or after birth, those who have lost an extreme amount of weight causing your stomach to sag or hang after being obese, or after a hysterectomy. 

Wearing a woman tummy tuck binder is a great tool to help your recovery process! Applying compression to your abdomen will help promote healing and reduce the swelling that you’ll experience after your surgery. This tummy tuck compression garment will also help prevent fluid from accumulating in your incision site, reducing the chance of infection.

Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric bypass today remains a very popular surgical option for weight loss. Gastric bypass surgery basically shrinks and slims down the size of your stomach, which in turn helps control the amount of food you intake daily. It also helps bypass part of your digestive tract, lowering the absorption of food. Those who have tried to lose weight but can’t, those with a body mass index (or BMI) is 40 or greater, or those suffering from type 2 diabetes may qualify for this surgery. Unsure what your BMI currently is? Use this easy calculator to find out!

Wearing a stomach binder after gastric bypass surgery has many benefits such as improving circulation in your abdominal region, hold your sagging skin and tissues in place, and promote good posture, limiting the stress placed on your stomach.

Liposuction Recovery? (Love Handle Removal)

Liposuction is another common procedure to help obese men and women lose weight. This procedure removes excess fat using a suction mechanism. Your doctor will suction around your stomach in the regions that have the fattest deposits and get rid of them. Liposuction helps reshape your body and help those problem areas. 

A liposuction bandage for men’s belly assists an individual throughout the recovery and healing process. Applying a liposuction binder post procedure helps with the swelling, discomfort, and bruising that occurs. Typically, you should wear this compression bandage for a few weeks after your procedure, depending on your condition and how your body responded to liposuction.

Lap-Band Surgery?

Lap-band surgery involves placing a silicone band around the first part of your stomach. This surgery helps diminish your food intake, reducing the amount of food your body will need or want. Lap band surgery is a popular procedure because it’s considered minimally invasive and typically doesn’t have many side effects. Your doctor can also adjust your waistband after the procedure to help maximize the benefits. 

Wearing a male abdominal support during lap band recovery can help support your stomach muscles and bring comfort to your abdomen. Abdominal binders after lap band surgery are great because it places compression on the location of where your doctor placed the port inside your stomach, reducing your swelling.

Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Gastric sleeve surgery is often compared to lap band surgery as both procedures involve reducing the amount of food your stomach intakes. Gastric sleeve surgery involves removing part of your stomach, leaving only a portion of the top of your stomach. This is an irreversible procedure.

An abdominal girdle after gastric sleeve surgery is beneficial as it helps reduce edema (or swelling) while also helping the scar tissue form properly. Compression garments after gastric sleeve support your stomach muscles while you are recovering and trying to get back to normal.

Frequently Asked Questions About This Tummy Tuck Belt

What conditions does this hernia belt treat?

This obesity wrap can be worn to help support your abdomen after liposuction, gastric bypass, abdominoplasty, panniculectomy, tummy tuck, love handle removal, lap band surgery, belly lifts, gastric sleeve, and other obesity-related waist surgeries. 

How do I know which size to get?

Using a fabric tape measurer, measure the circumference around the widest part of your body where you plan to wear this binder. This extra-wide binder fits body circumference of 32” up to 100”. Refer to the sizing chart.

How do I put on the brace?

Unfold the binder and lay it flat to identify the top and bottom of the brace, the bottom side is slightly wider. Position the binder behind your body, making sure the Velcro strip is facing inward. Fold in the side without Velcro. Wrap the other side of the corset around your body and secure the Velcro closure. Re-adjust as needed for comfort.

What is the height of the belt?

This binder is 12” tall.

Can I wash the brace?

Yes, hand wash the belt in warm water with mild soap. Do not bleach. Lay flat to air-dry. Do not use high temperatures to wash or dry. 

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Jamie

12/5/2017
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Love wearing the compression

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Helps with getting up to aid in my recovery

Janie

12/5/2017
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Love this item. It is soft ...not scratchy.

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I wasn't sure if this would be scratchy or not and I was pleasantly surprised. Comfortable to wear. Thanks for making this.

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