Types of Prosthesis

Depending on your specific operation and needs, there are a wide variety of prostheses to choose from. Some fit into a pocket in a bra. Others are a breast form designed to be attached securely to your chest using a kind of adhesive glue. You have a choice of weight, color, size, and shape. Some prostheses have attachable nipples.

With most prostheses, you can still wear strapless dresses, lingerie and participate in athletic activities. Several companies also make clothing like lingerie and bathing suits with hidden pockets to hold a prosthesis in place.

This picture shows many types and shapes of prostheses.

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