Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 1 Thigh Black Compression Stockings
If you're looking for a pair of compression stockings that are effective and discreet, the Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Class 1 Thigh Black Compression Stockings are an ideal choice. Featuring a semi-transparent design, these stockings do not have the medical look of some compression stockings and are instead closer in look to standard stockings or tights.
- Compression: Class 1 Afnor (10 - 15mmHg)
- Length: Thigh High
- Toe Style: Closed Toe
- Top Band Style: Silicone Grip Top
- Colour: Black
- Purchase Quantity: One Pair
Which Size Do I Need?
Due to the close-fitting nature of compression stockings, there are a wealth of sizes available to help you find a fit that is right for you. The Essential Semitransparent Stockings are available in the following versions:
- Size: Small - Extra Large
- Length: Normal or Long (Depending on the length of your leg)
To find your perfect size, please measure the circumference of your ankle (cB on the diagram below), calf (cC) and thigh (cG). Match these measurements as closely as possible to the table below.
|Size ||Ankle (cB) ||Calf (cC) ||Thigh (cG) |
|Small ||19 - 22cm ||30 - 38cm ||45 - 58cm |
|Medium ||22 - 24cm ||33 - 41cm ||49 - 62cm |
|Large ||24 - 26cm ||37 - 45cm ||54 - 67cm |
|Extra Large ||26 - 29cm ||40 - 48cm ||56 - 69cm |
Once you have found your correct size using the table above, you can measure which length you need by measuring from the top of your thigh to the bottom of your foot (the measurement lG on the sizing chart above). Once you have your measurement, please match it to the table below.
|Size ||Leg Length (lG) |
|Normal ||Less than 75cm |
|Long ||Greater than 75cm |
Who Can Use the Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Stockings?
The Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent Stockings are designed for use by women who want a compression stocking without having to compromise on aesthetics. The semi-transparent design of this stocking makes it ideally suited for both professional and casual use.
The stockings are suitable for the following conditions and uses:
- Management of early stages of chronic venous disease
- Mild lymphoedema
- Mild lipoedema
- Varicose veins
- Pre- and post-vein treatment with minimal oedema
- Travel or flight use
What Makes the Essential Semitransparent Stockings Different?
- Sheer design is perfect for women looking for a fashionable compression stocking
- Double-covered inlaid yarns make the stockings comfortable and allow the stockings to glide on and off
- Designed to be gentle on the skin with a latex-free construction to reduce the likelihood of allergic reactions
- Breathable design prevents build up of moisture for better comfort and hygiene
- Silicone grip top prevents the stockings from slipping, reducing the need for adjustment throughout the day
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How Do the Sigvaris Stockings Work?
Conditions such as lymphoedema can be occur when blood does not flow from your extremities as freely as it should. To combat this, Sigvaris Compression Stockings apply graded compression to your legs, which helps to encourage the flow of blood from your feet and legs.
What Colour Are These Stockings?
These stockings are supplied in the colour Black which is dark yet sheer. This is ideal for versatile use and for completing both professional and causal outfits.
Sigvaris Essentials Semitransparent Compression Stockings are available in the following colours:
- Black (This product)
To shop the various colours, please see our full range of Sigvaris Essentials Semitransparent Stockings.
How Easy Are These Stockings to Put On?
While compression stockings by their nature can be a little difficult to put on, the double-covered inlaid yarns used in the Sigvaris Essentials Stockings allow them to glide on and off. To prevent unwanted movement, these stockings feature a Sensinnov lace grip-top that holds your stockings in place until you're ready to remove them.
Which Level of Compression Do I Need?
These stockings have a compression level of Afnor Class 1, which equates to 15 - 20mmHg of pressure. This is a light level of compression and may not be suited for more severe conditions. If you are unsure of which level of compression you require we strongly suggest referring to a medical professional.
What Materials Are the Stockings Made From?
- Polyamide (71%)
- Elastane (29%)
Please note that this may differ slightly for different styles and compression classes. All Semitransparent Compression Stockings do NOT feature any latex, making them suitable for latex-allergy sufferers.
|Size ||Normal ||Long |
|Small ||302072 ||302076 |
|Medium ||302073 ||302077 |
|Large ||302074 ||302078 |
|Extra Large ||302075 ||302079 |