Finding surgical bras after a mastectomy, lumpectomy, DIEP flap, reconstruction or other breast cancer surgery can be a difficult and exhausting endeavor. We're here to help make that process easier.
Not every breast cancer surgery is alike, and it's not always clear what type of bra you should wear after. To help you find the best post-surgery bra for you, we've gathered a handy list of bras for different procedures.
Bras After Mastectomy
After a mastectomy you want a bra that is comfortable, soft and customizable. That's where the Rora Pocketed Front-Closure Bra comes in. This supportive front close bra was voted Best Post-Mastectomy Bra by InStyle Magazine, and for a good reason.
During recovery, it can be hard to get bras on and off. That's what makes this front-closure bra perfect for wearing during recovery. The front clasp makes easier for you to get dressed.
Following surgery, your skin might be sensitive and your incisions easily irritated. The Rora is made with a super-soft material that will prevent irritation that might be caused by other fabrics. Because this bra is so soft and comfy, you'll want to wear it far beyond recovery.
Post Lumpectomy Bras
The Gloria Pocketed Wirefree Bra is a sexy and comfortable bra that's perfect for wearing after a lumpectomy. This wire free bra has beautiful spandex lace and a cute satin bow, making it stylish without sacrificing comfort or support.
Like many of our other bras, the Gloria comes with built-in pockets. These pockets can hold lightweight breast forms or prosthesis to give a more balanced look, if that's what you want.
When you buy a bra, you want to make sure it fits well. This bra features a 4-hook back closure and adjustable straps so you can get a customizable fit.
Bras for DIEP Flap
After a DIEP Flap surgery, the Leslie Soft Leisure Bra offers the light support and comfort you deserve. It's one of the best bras after breast surgery.
This bra is designed to fit the shape and form of your breasts following a DIEP flap surgery. It comes with built-in pockets to accommodate expanders, lightweight breast forms and prostheses to help round out and balance your shape.
With an ultra-soft material, wire free cups and adjustable straps, this is going to be one of the most comfortable bras you've ever worn-customers tell us they even sleep in it. It will feel great during recovery and beyond.
Breast Reconstruction Bras
Looking for the best bra after mastectomy reconstruction or other breast or chest surgery? Along with the Rora Pocketed front-closure Bra mentioned above, the Molly Pocketed Plunge Bra is another great choice.
The soft material makes it comfortable enough to wear during recovery while the fashionable design is beautiful enough for you to wear long after you've healed.
Wirefree cups, removable modesty pads and adjustable straps help make this bra extra comfy. A plunging neckline and little satin bow bring a sexiness that will give you the confidence you deserve, and make the Molly
Other Breast Surgeries
While our bras are perfect for breast cancer survivors, they also work well for those recovering from other breast surgeries, such as augmentation and reduction. Those who have had shoulder surgery or open heart surgery and have a limited range of motion will also find that the Bianca front-closure Sports Bra provides lots of coverage and a convenient front close.
The Bianca will keep you comfortable during your recovery while providing you with a bra that can be worn and enjoyed for years after.
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Recovering from breast surgery can be challenging. Whether you’ve had a mastectomy, reconstruction, lumpectomy or augmentation, there’s bound to be some soreness and limited range of motion during this time. By prioritizing your comfort, however, you can make the process a little bit easier as you feel better each day. One of the best ways to make sure you’re comfortable during recovery is by choosing post-surgery clothing designed specifically for breast procedures. This will allow you to feel better as you heal and adjust to the changes to your body.
Our mission at AnaOno is to make sure patients, survivors and thrivers feel their best during recovery and beyond. Learn more about what makes for the best post-operation clothing and find out where to order some pieces for your own recovery or that of a loved one.
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