Compression bras, bandages & Lymph O Fit™

Medical care after (breast) surgery and lymph support

Well cared for – right after your surgery. Anita care offers high-quality compression bras/ bandages after breast surgery, as well as medical care for lymphatic diseases with the Lymph O Fit™ raised dot material.

Which compression bra or Lymph O Fit™ product would be most suitable for you depends on your individual requirements. You will find the right selection and competent advice from your health care supplier. The proper term for a compression bra is a compression bandage.


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Compression Bras, Bandages & Shapewear

What is a compression bra?

A compression bra promotes wound healing after breast surgery and is designed specifically for shaping the tissue correctly and symmetrically. The length of time for wearing the compression bra is decided by the attending physician. For breasts to be positioned correctly after reconstructive surgery with own tissue or implants, a compression bra must exert some pressure, but must not fit too tightly, as it would impact on the scars and cause pain.

What are the benefits of a compression bra?

  • Implant stabilisation
    This specialist bra uses pressure to prevent implants from slipping out of place after breast surgery or a breast augmentation to ensure that the desired results are achieved. It is therefore important to wear a compression bra, as one breast could otherwise be lower than the other or be deformed. The Stuttgart girdle ensures that the implants are fixed in their intended position.
  • Healing support
    The affected tissue will safely grow back together under the gentle pressure of the compression bra, while nerve fibres under a lot less stress and scar formation is minimised. Since the bra or bandage offers great support and helps shape the breasts correctly, the risk of inflammation and stretch damage is reduced.
  • Perfectly shaped breast
    Compression helps the breast tissue to reshape and the desired contours remain intact

How about not wearing a compression bra at all?

  • For women, who wear a bra without compression (e.g. a sports bra instead), the healing process after breast surgery can take a lot longer. The breasts can become asymmetrical, because the implants shift. A sports bra cannot be held in place by a Stuttgart girdle.

For lymphatic diseases

For lymphatic treatments, Anita has developed a specialist material with a 3D/raised dot texture on the inside. This texture has a massaging and draining effect on the subcutis and smaller lymphatic vessels. This activates and improves lymphatic drainage. It additionally promotes scar regression. Good moisture wicking and breathability ensure comfort and pleasant conditions for the skin. This material is used for the reduction of light lympoedema, haematoma and fibrosis.

After plastic surgery

A more rigid material was developed for use after plastic surgery, which also features the raised dots on the interior. This texture is slightly less pronounced, but has a similar massage effect on the skin. It promotes lymphatic drainage and the healing process. The fabric is a lot stiffer, has less stretch and therefore offers a higher compression rate. The material is suitable for use after plastic surgery like liposuction and lifts.

We offer lymphatic relief products for:

Note: All Lymph O Fit™ products can only be used after the wound has healed

Lymph O Fit™ – Chest

Lymphatic relief bandage after breast surgery


What is a lymphatic relief bandage for the chest area?

Lymphatic relief bandages are specially designed compression girdles for lymphatic diseases.

Lymphoedema can appear as a result of breast cancer surgery (BET, radiation oedema, mastectomy). In cases of lymphoedema, the flow of lymph through the lymphatic system has been disrupted and results in swelling.

What are the benefits of a lymphatic relief bandage?

  • Prevention of haematoma formation
  • Reduced seroma production
  • Reduced formation of scar tissue
  • Improved healing process of the tissue
  • Promotion of surgical results
  • Lymphoedema prevention or treatment

What are the benefits of wearing a lymphatic relief bandage?

The dot structure of the lymphatic relief bandage achieves a gentle massage and drainage effect of the dermis and smaller lymph vessels.

An untreated lymphoedema will not disappear. Instead, the symptoms will only worsen. This will result in a need for permanent therapy and lymphatic relief. The Lymph O Fit™ products by Anita care support a rapid regression of post-operative oedema and a better manageability of chronic lymphatic drainage problems.

Lymph O Fit™ – Arms

Lymphatic relief gloves and arm sleeves


What are lymphatic relief gloves and arm sleeves?

Lymphatic relief gloves and arm sleeves by Anita care are made of a special Lymph O Fit™ material with a raised dot texture. This texture has a gentle massaging and draining effect on the subcutis and its smaller lymphatic vessels. 

Swelling is very common after surgical procedures in the chest and arm area due to irritation of the lymphatic pathways, which inhibits lymphatic drainage. 

Application of lymphatic relief gloves and arm sleeves

  • After arm lifts with skin reduction
  • After arm lifts with liposuction
  • For mild lymphoedema
  • For mild lymphoedema in the hands

Types of lymphatic relief arm sleeves

The glove reaches halfway up the lower arm and is used for lymphoedema in the hand. Lymphatic relief arm sleeves by Anita care are available as a model that reaches up to the armpit for one arm or is cut over the shoulders for both arms (bolero style). These are commonly used after breast surgery, liposuction or lifts.


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