Labiaplasty Rhode Island

Wearing loose-fitting and comfortable clothing can help promote proper healing and reduce the risk of discomfort or complications.

Here are some clothing recommendations for the early stages of labiaplasty recovery:

Loose-Fitting Pants: Opt for loose-fitting pants or bottoms made of soft, breathable materials. Loose-fitting sweatpants, yoga pants, or skirts can be more comfortable than tight jeans.

Cotton Underwear: Wear cotton underwear that is not too tight or restrictive. Cotton is a breathable fabric that can help reduce moisture and friction.

Avoid Thongs: Avoid wearing thong underwear during the early stages of recovery, as the thin straps can potentially irritate the surgical site.

Front-Opening Clothing: Consider wearing clothing with front openings (such as buttons or zippers) to avoid pulling clothing over the surgical area, which can be uncomfortable.

Compression Garments (if recommended): In some cases, your surgeon may recommend wearing a specific type of compression garment or support underwear to aid in healing. Follow your surgeon’s guidance regarding the use of such garments.

It’s essential to prioritize comfort and minimize friction during the initial healing period. As your recovery progresses and any swelling or tenderness subsides, you may gradually transition back to wearing jeans or tighter clothing as long as they do not cause discomfort or irritation.

Always follow your surgeon’s post-operative instructions regarding clothing and other aspects of your recovery to ensure a smooth healing process and the best possible results. If you have specific questions or concerns about clothing choices during your recovery, don’t hesitate to discuss them with your surgeon.

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Dr. Richard Young is a board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon

As one of the nation’s leading innovators in aesthetic surgery of the face, hand, breast and body, and a pioneer of reconstructive surgery and stem cell procedures, Dr. Richard Young is certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery and the Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

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