JOBST Opaque RAL Class 1 (18 - 21mmHg) Black Compression Tights
If you find compression tights uncomfortable the JOBST Opaque RAL Class 1 (18 - 21mmHg) Black Compression Tights were made with you in mind. Featuring JOBST Advanced Comfort technology, the Opaque Tights are exceptionally soft and flexible for outstanding all-day comfort, and will also wick away moisture for fresh, dry feet. While they may be soft and delicate to the touch, but they have reinforced feet and strong, double-inlaid yarns for maximum durability.
- Compression: Class 1 RAL (18 - 21mmHg)
- Length: Full Length Tights
- Toe Style: Closed Toe
- Colour: Black
- Purchase Quantity: One Pair
Which Size Do I Need?
To avoid health complications and ensure your compression tights provide the best treatment possible, it's vital that you select the correct size for your legs. The JOBST Opaque Compression Tights are available in six sizes and two lengths. To check which size and length will fit you best, follow the measuring instructions below.
To find your perfect size, please measure the circumference of your:
- Forefoot (cA on the diagram below)
- Heel (cY)
- Ankle (cB)
- Mid-lower calf (cB1)
- Mid-upper calf (cC)
- Below your knee (cD)
- Knee (cE)
- Mid thigh (cF)
- Upper thigh (cG)
Forefoot, Heel and Ankle Measurements
|Size ||Forefoot (cA) ||Heel (cY) ||Ankle (cB) |
|Size 1 ||17 - 22cm ||26 - 31cm ||18 - 20cm |
|Size 2 ||19 - 24cm ||28 - 33cm ||20 - 22cm |
|Size 3 ||21 - 26cm ||29 - 35cm ||22 - 24cm |
|Size 4 ||23 - 29cm ||31 - 37cm ||24 - 26cm |
|Size 5 ||25 - 32cm ||32 - 38cm ||26 - 28cm |
|Size 6 ||27 - 34cm ||33 - 40cm ||28 - 30cm |
Mid-Lower Calf, Mid-Upper Calf and Below Knee Measurements
|Size ||Mid-Lower (cB1) ||Mid-Upper (cC) ||Below Knee (cD) |
|Size 1 ||23 - 27cm ||28 - 34cm ||27 - 33cm |
|Size 2 ||24 - 29cm ||30 - 37cm ||29 - 36cm |
|Size 3 ||26 - 32cm ||33 - 40cm ||32 - 39cm |
|Size 4 ||29 - 35cm ||35 - 43cm ||34 - 42cm |
|Size 5 ||31 - 37cm ||37 - 46cm ||36 - 45cm |
|Size 6 ||33 - 39cm ||39 - 49cm ||38 - 48cm |
Knee, Lower Thigh and Mid Thigh Measurements
|Size ||Knee (cE) ||Mid Thigh (cG) ||Upper Thigh (cG) |
|Size 1 ||30 - 37cm ||39 - 52cm ||43 - 57cm |
|Size 2 ||33 - 40cm ||41 - 56cm ||45 - 62cm |
|Size 3 ||35 - 43cm ||44 - 60cm ||49 - 67cm |
|Size 4 ||37 - 45cm ||47 - 65cm ||53 - 72cm |
|Size 5 ||39 - 48cm ||50 - 69cm ||56 - 77cm |
|Size 6 ||41 - 51cm ||53 - 73cm ||60 - 81cm |
Once you have found your correct size using the table above, you can measure which length you need by measuring from your crotch to the bottom of your foot (the measurement lK on the sizing chart above). Once you have your measurement, please match it to the table below.
|Size ||Leg Length (lK) |
|Petite ||65 - 75cm |
|Regular ||75 - 85cm |
Who Can Benefit from the JOBST Opaque Compression Tights?
These tights have been meticulously crafted to meet the needs of any women wanting comfortable compression therapy. They are soft yet durable, provide effective compression, and closely resemble a standard pair of fashion tights for discreet and stylish wear.
What Conditions Are the JOBST Opaque Compression Tights Suitable For?
The JOBST Opaque Compression Tights have a Class 1 compression class, and can therefore be used to treat a range of mild venous and lymphatic conditions. These indications are listed below.
The JOBST Opaque Compression Tights are suitable for the following applications and conditions:
- Aching legs or mild fatigue
- Mild swelling in the legs
- Preventing varicose or spider veins during pregnancy
- Getting additional support on active days
- Improving blood circulation
Why Should You Choose the JOBST Opaque Compression Tights?
- Exceptionally soft and comfortable compression tights
- Suitable for casual or professional wear
- Anatomically designed to fit comfortably against your legs
- Broad knee welt stops the tights from bunching or sliding down
- Double-covered inlaid yarns mean the tights can be slid on and off easily
- Yarns are highly durable at the same time, and the tights have a reinforced foot area
- Opaque colour helps to cover blemishes and uneven skin tone on the legs
How Do the JOBST Compression Tights Work?
Venous issues like lymphoedema can develop when blood does not circulate around your body effectively, and instead starts to pool in your arms and legs. To effectively relieve such symptoms in your legs, JOBST compression tights apply gradient compression starting from your upper legs down to your ankles, prompting the movement of blood.
What Colour Are These Tights?
These tights are supplied in a classic, solid black colour. This range also includes a number of other colours including navy and sand.
Why Should I Trust the JOBST Opaque Tights?
The JOBST Opaque Tights have undergone strict quality controls and testing during their production. They also adhere to the guidelines of the International Lymphoedema Framework, you can be sure that they will be able to effectively alleviate your symptoms.
Is It Easy to Put the JOBST Opaque Tights On?
Compression tights can be tricky to put on as they are made to fit so closely against the skin. However, due to their soft yarns and natural cotton composition, the JOBST Explore Tights can be slid on and off with minimal fuss.
Are The JOBST Opaque Compression Tights Comfortable?
These compression tights are designed to provide outstanding comfort, so you'll be able to wear them for extended periods with no trouble at all. Their durable yarns have a soft, stretchy feel, and their anatomical design ensures they fit snugly around the contours of your leg. On top of this, they are also moisture-wicking, so you won't have to worry about perspiration or odour.
Which Level of Compression Do I Need?
These tights have a compression level of RAL Class 1, meaning they apply 18 - 21mmHg of gradient pressure to your legs. This is considered a light level of compression, suitable for treating milder conditions like chronic fatigue and pain, or for wear during travel. If you aren't sure which compression level you need, speak to your doctor.
Want More JOBST?
The JOBST Opaque range offers a wide selection of colours, and two different compression levels. If you like these tights but would like a different compression class or colour, take a look at the full JOBST Opaque range.
Petite Length Codes
|Size ||Petite |
|Size 1 ||7062248 |
|Size 2 ||7062249 |
|Size 3 ||7062250 |
|Size 4 ||7062251 |
|Size 5 ||7062252 |
|Size 6 ||7062253 |
Regular Length Codes
|Size ||Regular |
|Size 1 ||7062148 |
|Size 2 ||7062149 |
|Size 3 ||7062150 |
|Size 4 ||7062151 |
|Size 5 ||7062152 |
|Size 6 ||7062153 |