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Which breast prosthesis will suit me best?

Breast prosthesis come in different sizes, shape, weight and colour. They are used after breast surgery to replace tissue loss and provide shape post op. Initial Post-Surgery prostheses are soft to allow for wound healing while giving shape. After approximately 6-8 weeks a full prosthesis can be fitted. This allows for swelling to reduce in the chest area and for scars to heal. For some ladies they may wish to continue to use a soft or initial prosthesis instead of a full or permanent prosthesis while for others they may choose not to use one at all. Initial Breast Prostheses [...]

By |2020-07-05T20:11:30+00:00July 4th, 2020|Blog, Prosthesis|0 Comments

Measuring for a mastectomy bra

It is advisable to measure yourself regularly and especially if you are going to buy a new bra. Measuring yourself for a mastectomy bra is a little difference than for a bra. Whether you have had a lumpectomy, partial mastectomy or full mastectomy you can use the following steps to work out your correct bra size.   What is the difference between a bra and a mastectomy bra? A mastectomy bra can look like a normal bra; however it’s the design that makes them different. The design of a good mastectomy bra provides comfort and support. Most mastectomy bras now [...]

How to measure your bra size correctly

A high percentage of ladies are wearing the incorrect size bra. It is important to be remeasured every 6 months as our bodies changed due to many different factors like hormones, weight fluctuation, exercise and diet . Some times its not always possible to go to a fitter to be measured so alternatively you can measure yourself at home and then shop freely online or in store. Where do I start? Before you start you need a tape measure with inches. You can order a Linnoco Toolkit online which we will send to you free of charge. The toolkit consists [...]

By |2020-06-19T12:12:25+00:00June 6th, 2020|Information Hub, Online Bra Fitting Service|0 Comments

Interview about Online Mastectomy Bra Fitting Service

Had the honor of speaking on the Morning Mix with Alan Corcoran about our new Online Mastectomy Bra Fitting Service. Alan asked me about my oncology nursing background and how that has had an impact on not just myself but on the service that i provide. We discussed how it is so important for any ladies who has had a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment to have well fitted mastectomy products. By having access to good quality mastectomy products a woman can experience positive feelings in relation to their body image, self confidence and psychological health. We also discussed the [...]

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