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Stage 2 Male Compression Shirt

SC-175 CDI Stage 2 Male Compression Shirt

Ideal for use during the extended recovery period following gynocomastia and liposuction of the upper body. Made from our exclusive SuperSilky fabric, the CDI SC-175 offers maximum compression to the chest, upper back and flanks and upper and lower abdomen. A tapered design provides a contoured fit and allows this shirt to be worn under every day clothing, ultimately contributing to increased patient compliance and a comfortable recovery.

 

Learn more about Lymphedema

Spreading awareness of this disease’s symptoms and treatments is key to its control.  Contemporary Design, Inc. is committed to sharing the pertinent information you “need to know.”

External resources

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
Phone: 301-592-8573
TTY: 240-629-3255
Fax: 301-592-8563
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
U.S. National Institutes of Health
Public Inquiries Office
Building 31, Room 10A03
31 Center Drive, MSC 8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580
Phone: 301-435-3848
Toll-Free: 1-800-422-6237
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
http://www.nci.nih.gov/

National Lymphedema Network
Latham Square, 1611 Telegraph Ave.
Suite 1111
Oakland, CA 94612-2138
Toll-Free: 1-800-541-3259
Phone: 510-208-3200
Fax: 510-208-3110
http://www.lymphnet.org/

Office of Rare Diseases
National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Blvd.
Room 3B01, MSC 7518
Bethesda, MD 20892-7518
Phone: 301-402-4336
Fax: 301-480-9655
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/

It’s not a choice of Smooth or Chunky

Liposuction smooth results

Liposuction, done properly leaves the skin with a smooth finish, unlike crunchy peanut butter.

Unlike Peanut Butter – there is no choice of smooth or chunky when it comes to Liposuction.  A Smooth finish to the skin surface is always the goal.  How do you ensure that your Liposuction Surgery has optimal results?

Start with a questions and answers session with your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon prior to your liposuction or fat transfer surgery.   Discuss how he does the procedure.  The instrument that a Plastic Surgeon uses to remove the fat from your body during a Liposuction procedure is called a cannula.  All Liposuction cannulas have holes at the tip (like a straw), where the fat enters the cannula tube and gets sucked out of the body. A thin,  3 millimeter diameter cannula with small 1mm diameter holes at the cannula tip ensures that you don’t leave defects in the fatty tissue where fluids or blood can accumulate.  The results is a smooth skin surface.   Larger liposuction cannulas do the job quicker, but allow fluids to accumulate and have a higher likelihood of uneven surgery results…and scaring. It is the uneven scarring that causes skin contour irregularities.

Sculptures Liposuction Foam

Sculptures Liposuction Foam is medical grade polyurethane foam designed to provide even, smooth padding and compression for added comfort and contouring

Another key component in maximizing even healing is the use of a well fitting Liposuction Garment and Liposuction Foam.  Immediately following surgery, Liposuction Foam padding is placed inside your compression garment. Sculptures Liposuction Foam can be cut to the desired shape and size, and then easily inserted between sterile dressing and compression garment.  The foam ensures even compression and the compression will hold the surgical area firmly in place, aiding in proper retraction and intended body contouring.   With the help of the foam, you will see less waviness in the skin surface – Free fat cells are thought to be redistributed evenly by the pressure of the foam plus the pressure garment. The result is a smoother skin surface.

As for your peanut butter – Crunchy wins!  Crunchy Peanut Butter has considerably less Saturated Fat and  gives you 2% more Fiber than Smooth and Creamy.  But then again Smooth and Creamy has more Vitamin E.  Either way Peanut Butter is a great source of Protein and B Vitamins.*

*National Nutrient Database for a Standard Reference from the USDA.

BBL Recovery- Why are Compression garments Important?

CDI SC-320 Brazilian High Back Above-the-Knee Girdle

CDI Brazilian High Back Girdle with Supportive non-compressive cotton gluteal insets insure no buttocks compression or collapse of the implantation area.

The proper Post-Op Recovery Item is a crucial element to The Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure.  Protecting the Fat just Transferred and sculpting the surrounding area are key to the soft uplift and definition you are after.  The New SC-320 Brazilian High Back Above-the-Knee Girdle from Contemporary Design Inc. features lightweight cotton over the gluteal area that provides coverage without compression and a built-in butt lift enhancement on the upper thighs. It also incorporates our exclusive Sculptures Liposuction Foam ™ above the gluteal area for enhanced reinforcement and contouring. This foam helps sculpt the small of the back – essential in creating perfect, voluptuous curves.

CDI SC-320 BBL insert to sculpt the small of the back

Sculptures Liposuction Foam ™ above the gluteal area for enhanced reinforcement and contouring. This foam helps sculpt the small of the back.

Features:
• Full body support from the top of the back, down the buttock and thigh area, and up through the mid-section while lifting under the buttocks.
• Open bust design.
• High back addresses troublesome “bra fat” areas and flanks.
• Hook and eye shoulder straps adjust for a custom fit.
• Open crotch design.
• Features hook & eye center closure for easy application and adjustability.
• Features our breathable Sateen fabric that is antimicrobial, self-wicking and the ultimate in comfort and control for an even, contoured fit.

Black Only.

Brazilian Butt Lift Recovery: Why Are Compression Garments Important? an informational video by Bob Basu, MD, FACS explains what a Brazilian butt lift is and why a compression garments is so important for recovery.

To View Click Here: BBL Recovery- Why are compression garments important

Kathy Bates Opens Up About Her Battle With Lymphedema

Contemporary Design Inc.  Compression Garments exert 18-21 mmHg of pressure on the limb. The amount of pressure is measured in terms of “mmHg,” or millimeters of mercury, based on the amount of pressure exerted by one millimeter of liquid mercury.  (You’re probably familiar with this from your blood pressure readings, which are also expressed in terms of “mmHg.”)

Compression garments are worn by those with lymphedema on the affected limb following complete decongestive therapy.   The garment’s compression helps maintain edema reduction and compresses the arm or leg and encourage the flow of lymph fluid out of the affected limb.

Consult your healthcare provider.

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Now that You’re Thinking Mexico, Think Plastic Surgery.

mexico

Maybe you’re lucky enough to be able to do something just for you. Everyday stresses, age, pollution, lack of sleep…all this has impact on appearance.  So you’re contemplating plastic surgery.  Why not make this life changing venture a real adventure!   Pack up your post-op compression wear and combine it with vacation!

Head south of the border, to Mexico!  Even with the additional cost of plane fare, lodging and other incidentals, cosmetic surgery in Mexico is more affordable than in the United States.  Doctors are board certified just as in other countries and nurses and hospitals also cost much less. Procedure cost would be approximately 40 percent of what it costs in the U.S.

Check it out: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/articles/article/Mexico/Cosmetic-Surgery-in-Mexico/1088

– make an informed decision.

Undercover Sexy

mainimage4Bariatric procedures and a focus on healthy eating habits go hand and hand.  Shedding pounds and inches proves inspirational.  The new you craves smaller portions, natural ingredients.  Why not partake in a total body cleansing using Natural Ingredients.  In the tradition of an ancient Mayan bath ritual – Exfoliate with an all-natural make-at-home body scrub.  Your entire body will feel sexy, smooth and radiant.

Melipone Mayan Scrub

as used at the Willow Steam Spa at Fairmont Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ingredients:

2 tbs. honey

3 oz. cornmeal

1 cup plain yogurt

Directions: Combine yogurt and honey, then mix in cornmeal.  Apply scrub to damp skin rubbing in small circles to exfoliate.  Work scrub head to toe, with extra concentration on elbows, knees, and feet.  Rinse thoroughly and pat dry.  Apply moisturizer as needed.

Now carry on that totally smooth feeling with the sleek smooth line you’ll get with Sculptures Everyday Wear Undergarments designed to flatter the figure and smooth any ripples or bulges.  Feel undercover Sexy – all over, all day!

Wait – Is This Inside Out??? What’s So Special About Surgical Compression Wear Anyway!?!

Compression Wear is designed for Postoperative needs

Compression Wear is designed for Postoperative needs: –with outside seams,
exterior labels, and hook & eye beneath zippers for easy application

Why are compression garments important to the success of my surgery?

These garments are designed to protect what is inside!

-No scratchy tags inside to irritate the already sensitive skin.

-No indents visible on the skin from the impression of an inside seam.

-No undue stress to the incision site while zipping into the garment.

Wearing a high quality post-op compression garment can help you during the recovery process in the following ways: To provide uniform radial compression and support to aid recovery. Wearing a compression garment designed for your particular procedure will minimize bruising and swelling (edema), increase blood circulation in the affected area and aid in flushing fluids and toxins at the incision site. The compression from the garment will hold skin firmly in place, aiding in proper skin retraction and intended body contouring. In addition, outside seams on the garment, will prevent the garment seams from leaving indentations on the skin. Improve your comfort during healing process- A proper fit and lightweight, breathable material will make you more comfortable when wearing the garment for extended periods of time …this aids compliance and speeds recovery.

Why can’t I wear active wear, traditional foundations or shapewear?

It is essential that the compression garment worn during the recovery period provides uniform radial compression, something that is not found in a standard girdle or shaper. Shapers, tights, girdles and jog bras also do not have inside flat seams, tags on the outside of the garment – away from the skin, an open crotch, and are not intended for around the clock, 24-hour use. You need a garment that is non m-marking, specifically designed to compress the skin for surgical purposes and that is comfortable for the length of your recovery. Your compression garment acts as your “second skin.”

Miss Bum Bum is Back – Now It’s Your Turn

Miss Bum Bum 2014

Miss Bum Bum 2014

Follow the excitement of the 2014 Miss Bum Bum competition, lots of great pictures at  http://fotografia.folha.uol.com.br/galerias/27797-miss-bumbum-2014#foto-427342.

Better yet make your own better bum.  The rise in the number of Buttock Augmentations being performed worldwide reflects the increased popularity of a curvaceous figure and full buttock.  In addition to Buttock implants, Natural Fat Transfer is an all natural enhancement technique, utilizing fat gained from liposuction which is then redistributed to the buttock.  The right compression garment post surgery is key to getting the look you want.

Contemporary Design Introduces the SC-320 Brazilian High Back Above-the-Knee Girdle.

CDI SC-320 Brazilian High Back Girdle helps You be Miss Bum Bum

CDI SC-320 Brazilian High Back Girdle helps You be Miss Bum Bum

 

Ideal for immediate use following Buttocks Augmentation, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Fat Grafting, Natural Fat Transfer, Body Sculpting and Liposuction.  Designed with BodyScan technology, ensures a fully contoured fit.  Supportive non-compressive cotton gluteal insets insure no buttocks compression or collapse of the implantation area.  Reinforced panels supply full compression to the surrounding areas and total butt lift support.  Includes removable liposuction foam inserts.

 

Features:

Full body support from the top of the back, down the buttock and thigh area, and up through the mid-section while lifting under the buttocks.

Removable liposuction foam pad inserts at small of back for compressing contour around the hips, to nip the waist and define the buttocks.

Open bust design.SC-320front

 

High back addresses troublesome “bra fat” areas and flanks.

 

Hook and eye shoulder straps adjust for a custom fit. SC-320shoulder                                                 Open crotch design

Features hook & eye center closure for easy application and adjustability.

Features our breathable Sateen fabric that is antimicrobial, self-wicking and the ultimate in comfort and control for an even, contoured fit.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Black Only.

 

Mannequin Make-over………..Venezuelan Mannequins Reflect National “Normal”

Eliezer Álvarez’s  mannequin factory in Valencia, Venezuela, where the voluptuous models are the standard

Eliezer Álvarez’s mannequin factory in Valencia, Venezuela, where the voluptuous models are the standard

Venezuela is known for its oil and its beautiful women.  Fueled by Venezuela beauty queens being crowned Miss Universe three times in the late 1970’s and 80’s, the country is obsessed with women’s beauty and inflated proportions.  A culture of increasingly enhanced physiques, cosmetic surgery is common practice through out Venezuela.  Breast augmentation, Butt Enhancements, and Liposuction have all contributed to the Venezuelan National “Normal”.  Yet store fronts and window displays have always used a more traditional mannequin silhouette to display clothing. That was until Eliezer Álvarez’s made voluptuous models the standard in his mannequin factory in Valencia, Venezuela.  Now his best seller,the augmented forms can be found in store presentations through out the country echoing the Venezuelan physique.

Enhancing your female form?  Cosmetic surgery can allow you to sculpt a body that reflects your desires.  The breasts, abdominals, thighs, hips, buttocks, flanks and upper back can all be enhanced by today’s modern procedures.  Designed to address the specific aesthetic or reconstructive procedure, each Contemporary Design Compression Garment is an integral element in the surgical process. To ensure the results of your procedure, each garment is designed to hold skin firmly in place, aiding in proper skin retraction and intended body contouring.  Wearing a compression garment designed for your particular procedure will minimize bruising and swelling, increase blood circulation and aid in flushing fluids and toxins at the incision site.

CDI Above the Knee Body Shaper

Post surgery, the use of a supportive compression garment is an integral element in the healing process.

 

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