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Ready-to-wear chronic oedema and lymphoedema garments.


For the management of chronic oedema, lymphoedema and lymphovenous conditions.


May be contraindicated in large or irregular shaped limbs until limb size and shape are suitable for a compression garment. Contraindicated for: fragile or damaged skin (but may be used over an appropriate dressing); diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or ABPI <0.8 or >1.3, unless after specialist referral and under supervision; arterial disease (ischaemia); congestive heart failure; sensory disorders of the limb (i.e. peripheral neuropathy); known sensitivity to the fabric.

Sizes Available

Available in 2 classes: Class 1 (18–21mmHg) and Class 2 (23–32mmHg).

Sizes: S, M, L, XL.

Colours: black and natural tan.

Styles: Below Knee Closed Toe: standard and petite; Thigh Closed Toe with Regular Top Band: standard.



Class 1 (18–21mmHg) and Class 2 (23–32mmHg):

Below Knee Closed Toe (standard and petite): £27.14
Thigh Closed Toe with Regular Top Band: £52.14

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