As we leave the cold weather of winter behind us, the warmer temperatures of spring and summer lead to a wardrobe change that many women who have had a mastectomy may find troubling. After surgery, the use of prosthetics or breast forms may lead to a lack of self-confidence since clothing may be a little more revealing than that of sweaters or turtlenecks in winter. Choosing a breast form that looks natural and is comfortable may seem difficult, but with different styles and materials available to women you can do it!!
After surgery your choice of a breast form is a personal one. You can choose different forms based upon your wardrobe choice or in the case of a lumpectomy one that is closely identical to any remaining breast tissue. These prostheses offer the wearer a multitude of choices, even ones that may be better suited for warm weather. Options include:
Spring and summer attire can bring about lighter and more revealing clothing. Each woman, after a mastectomy, has a choice to make as far as their prosthesis and it is a personal one. No matter your choice choosing a breast form that is comfortable to wear and stays securely in place is important. You should feel confident choosing a breast form that suits your lifestyle and enjoy the warm weather!!
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Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.
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