Immediately after surgery, your breasts will be swollen and tender, so you will likely need to wear a medical compression bra, also called a surgical bra, without underwires.
How tight should compression bra be after breast augmentation?
How tight should my bra be after breast augmentation? The ideal fit for a post-surgery bra should be snug but not tight. The best indicator that your bra fits correctly is that it’s comfortable, and although you might feel some pressure, this isn’t excessive or painful.
How long should you wear a surgical bra after breast augmentation?
Surgical Bra (first 2 weeks)
This bra should be worn at all times, night and day, for two weeks. You may remove it to shower or to launder the garment.
Can I take my surgical bra off for a few hours?
Can I take my surgical bra off for a few hours? After a few days, you might be able to remove your surgical bra for short periods of time. However, most experts recommend wearing it all day to promote healing.