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Mastectomy Forms & Prosthesis Terms to Know

After a mastectomy or radiation treatments for cancer, there are many products available to reconstruct the look of a breast, including bras, swimsuits and prosthesis especially designed for a woman's active lifestyle. If you have had a mastectomy or reconstructive surgery, you might want to buy clothes and products made especially for breast cancer patients and survivors. Medicaid will even pay for many of these items. If you are looking for a mastectomy product, there are many types available. Before you go into a store, here are some mastectomy forms and prosthesis terms to know.

  • Breast Forms - Worn after a mastectomy to balance the body and prevent neck and back pain. Breast forms come in silicone, gel foam and fiberfill in varying weights to simulate a lifelike breast. There are also breast forms that attach directly to your chest. Fiberfill, gel and foam breast forms are very light and are best for older patients. If a woman has a lumpectomy or partial area of her breast removed, a partial form can be made to fill in the missing breast tissue.
  • Compression Bras - These are worn post op and are very tight to provide support to the breast and sides. These will help you get back to your routine, including exercise, after surgery. These are also worn after reconstructive breast surgery to help the breast heal.
  • Mastectomy Swimsuits - For the beach or water exercise, you can find swimsuits that accommodate breast forms. There are a number of stores and styles for breast cancer survivors.
  • Mastectomy Camisoles - You can wear these instead of mastectomy bras. These camisoles have a pocket where you can place a breast form.
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    Renewal Beautiful Additions
    377 Fayette Pl, Fayetteville, GA 30214
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    (770) 719-9900
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    The Women's Shoppe At Kennestone
    677 Church St Ne, Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 793-8004
    American Breast Care LP
    2140 New Market Pkwy Se Ste 122, Marietta, GA 30067
    (770) 933-3444
    Northside Hospital-Atlanta
    1000 Johnson Ferry Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 851-8000
    Pretty Please
    3920 N Druid Hills Rd, Decatur, GA 30033
    (404) 634-6309
    American Prosthetics & Orthotics
    2754 N Decatur Rd Ste 102, Decatur, GA 30033
    (404) 296-2088
    A Woman's Touch
    112 Merchants Square Dr, Cartersville, GA 30121
    (770) 606-9293
    A Woman's Touch
    30a Fox Chase, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 606-9293
    American Prosthetics & Orthotics
    1309 Milstead Ave Ne, Conyers, GA 30012
    (770) 388-0239
    Hometown Home Health Inc
    65 Salem Church Rd, Jasper, GA 30143
    (706) 253-1620
    Able Prosthetic Care Inc
    2141 Eastview Pkwy, Conyers, GA 30013
    (770) 922-5540
    Cat's Pajamas
    48 Griffin St, Mcdonough, GA 30253
    (770) 954-1005
    Tanner Boutique
    157 Clinic Ave, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 838-8338
    Pansy's Post-Mastectomy Boutique
    2400 Garden Lakes Blvd Nw Ste D, Rome, GA 30165
    (706) 232-6600
    American Prosthetics & Orthotics
    102 Redmond Rd Nw, Rome, GA 30165
    (706) 232-4700

    Some women must undergo a mastectomy due to breast cancer. This leaves them without one or both breasts, which can be a blow to the body both physically and emotionally. Many women in these circumstances decide to get forms and prosthesis devices to replace the look and feel of a normal breast after reconstructive surgery. Prosthetic devices in general act as a replacement for a missing body part, and are necessary for those who have experienced an accident or been touched by disease. Manufacturers of mastectomy forms, attachments, and prosthesis make and sell a wide range of implants, special bras, enhancements, and accessories. After the surgery operation, and recovery, women can enjoy having breasts again, complete with nipples and other natural features. This allows them to wear a bathing suit again, and just feel better about themselves in general. Dealers of external mastectomy apparel, often found online, may sell anything from breast forms and back supports to swimwear and prosthetic nipples. These products, especially breast forms, are made to resemble natural body parts and movements. Some are more expensive than others. Some may be covered by insurance. Women in need of external mastectomy forms, clothing, and prosthetic devices can consult with their doctors, who should have some recommendations on where to get an implant or breast form after reconstructive surgery or a lumpectomy. Many surgeons deal with the same supplier and will simply order the right part needed for pre and post surgery. Most prosthetics such as inserts are made of silicone, which is a type of plastic. This is the most natural feeling of all materials, is a quality alternative to the real thing, and is easy to manipulate. Others, such as bras and covers, are made of foam.
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