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Comfiest Bras To Wear After Your Revision Surgery

Comfiest Bras To Wear After Your Revision Surgery

All breast surgeries are stressful, but breast revision surgery can be incredibly taxing. Not only have you faced the original surgery that you needed to get better, but now you’re facing correcting issues that appeared after your healing process was completed. When...
Best Post-Mastectomy Bra To Sleep In

Best Post-Mastectomy Bra To Sleep In

Thinking about how to restart life after a mastectomy can be intimidating, even daunting. There’s a lot of new things to know and understand, and you’ll want to get all the best information on your breast reconstruction or double mastectomy from your surgeons,...
Can I Wear Mastectomy Swimwear Without Breast Forms?

Can I Wear Mastectomy Swimwear Without Breast Forms?

It’s easy to feel self-conscious following surgery for breast cancer. The physical and emotional tolls are demanding and even more difficult when you’re not feeling yourself. This psychological aspect can be eased with the support of a good doctor, friends, and...
When to Begin Wearing Breast Forms

When to Begin Wearing Breast Forms

Choosing to undergo a single or double mastectomy can be traumatic. Many women who are faced with this decision often decide that breast reconstruction is too overwhelming a surgery to take on following a mastectomy. For the brave women who have faced a breast cancer...
Climate Change and Breast Forms

Climate Change and Breast Forms

Going on vacation to areas with different temperatures and climates than you’re used to at home is a fun experience. However, it can be a bit of a headache for women who have full or partial breast prosthesis. In warmer weather, keeping your breast form in place, so...
How Long Can You Wear Breast Forms?

How Long Can You Wear Breast Forms?

Choosing to wear breast prostheses post-mastectomy is an excellent alternative to reconstructive breast surgery. Breast forms echo the feel and appearance of natural breasts, including breast size. How Long Will a Breast Prosthesis Last? Newer styles of breast forms...
Breast Implants: Silicone vs. Saline

Breast Implants: Silicone vs. Saline

Treatment for breast cancer often involves the full or partial removal of breast tissue through a mastectomy procedure. As part of the surgery, your doctor may offer you the option of breast reconstruction. There are various methods for reconstructing breasts,...
Choosing a Breast Prosthesis: A Survivor’s Perspective

Choosing a Breast Prosthesis: A Survivor’s Perspective

Over recent years, the number of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and chosen to have breast reconstruction following their mastectomy has increased. In 2013, researchers conducted a study that found reconstruction rates during cancer surgery rose from...
Types of Breast Prosthesis

Types of Breast Prosthesis

There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing the right type of breast prosthesis following a mastectomy. It can be difficult to know which style, color, or material to pick. Fortunately, the staff at A Fitting Experience Mastectomy Shoppe are formally trained...
How Soon After Surgery Can a Breast Form (Prosthesis) Be Worn

How Soon After Surgery Can a Breast Form (Prosthesis) Be Worn

Following mastectomy surgery, changes in their body can make many women feel self-conscious. While some women opt for a full breast reconstruction, others choose to forgo the procedure and elect to wear a breast prosthesis instead. If you’re concerned about your...
ABC Custom Prosthesis: What’s In It For You?

ABC Custom Prosthesis: What’s In It For You?

There are times when women notice breast asymmetry and become concerned about how their clothes fit. Other times, women have to undergo breast surgery or reconstruction due to a breast cancer diagnosis, making women feel self-conscious about their appearance. If you...
Life-Changing Benefits of Amoena Mastectomy Bras

Life-Changing Benefits of Amoena Mastectomy Bras

It can be difficult to know what to do in the wake of breast cancer treatment. Obviously, focusing on treatment and the healing process is vital, but it’s just as important to figure out how to carry on with normal, daily life to thrive as well as survive. Getting...
Pocketed Bras for Prosthetics & Breast Forms

Pocketed Bras for Prosthetics & Breast Forms

Mastectomy bras with pockets are excellent products for helping breast cancer survivors feel comfortable and confident. Pocketed bras come in different varieties. We’ve compiled a guide for finding great pocketed bras. The Basic Variety A basic mastectomy bra has...
How to Buy Mastectomy Bras

How to Buy Mastectomy Bras

Bras are an item of clothing that is as personal and as unique as the woman wearing it. Most women have a different bra for every occasion: one for the gym, one for work, and one for going out. A custom-built bra is a luxury for any woman but if you have undergone a...
Breast Prosthesis Options After Breast Cancer

Breast Prosthesis Options After Breast Cancer

If you are looking for an alternative to a breast reconstruction after breast surgery a breast prosthesis, also called an artificial breast form, is an excellent choice to help you regain your shape and confidence. What Type of Breast Prosthesis Should I Buy? There...
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