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    Types of Breast Forms

    Types of Breast Forms

    Three types of breast forms

    Breast forms come in many shapes and sizes, depending on what you need.

    • Upper left: Special mastectomy bras have built-in pockets to hold full or partial breast forms in place.
    • Upper right: Some full breast forms have an adhesive backing so that they stick to the skin. They can be worn with a regular bra or without a bra.
    • Bottom: Prosthetic nipples stick to reconstructed breasts that don't have nipples. They can also be stuck onto a breast form that doesn't have a nipple.
    By Healthwise Staff
    Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
    Last Revised June 28, 2013

    Last Revised: June 28, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

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