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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

Client review

Client review of Linnoco's mastectomy and prosthesis fitting service   This is a recent review from one of our clients here at Linnoco It is always a pleasure and honour to help ladies find the right post mastectomy products. To find out more about the range of mastectomy bras, breast prosthesis, pocketed swimsuit and compression garments that we stock here at Linnoco do get in touch.      

By |2020-06-20T19:35:22+00:00June 20th, 2020|Information Hub|0 Comments

Types of Mastectomy Bras

What is a Post Mastectomy Bra? A post mastectomy bra is very similar to a fashion bra. It''s the design of the bra that makes it is a little different. A good mastectomy bra provides both comfort and support. They are generally pocketed on both sides to allow for the use of prosthesis if it is needed. There are many styles of mastectomy bras, so it is important to try different styles to find the one that is right for you. Should I wear an underwire or non wired mastectomy bra? This is often a question that ladies often ask? [...]

By |2020-06-21T22:15:26+00:00June 17th, 2020|Information Hub, Mastectomy Bras, Post-op bras|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 [...]

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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