The range of custom breast form options available to you after a mastectomy is both comforting and empowering. You have the final say in the size, shape, and curvature of a breast form specifically designed for you.
After a mastectomy or lumpectomy, should you so choose, you have the option of undergoing reconstructive surgery or purchasing a prosthetic breast form. A breast prosthesis is a pain-free alternative to having another invasive surgery. With about 35.5% of breast cancer patients undergoing a mastectomy, we know how important it is that you have options that allow you to comfortably and confidently resume your normal daily activities as soon as possible to feel like yourself again. At ContourMed, your custom breast form options are limitless as our state-of-the-art scanning technology provides for precise measurements, while a consultation with a professional fitter allows you to make any adjustments so you get a breast prosthesis that fits exactly how you want.
Creating Your Custom Breast Form: A Quick and Pain-Free Experience
Custom breast forms used to rely on traditional casting methods, like other types of prosthetics still do today. Using this method, one cast is used to create a model of a woman’s chest contour. A second cast is then created while the woman is wearing a bra. This tedious process can take several hours.
Now, we use our patented 3D CAD/CAM technology to digitally scan your chest wall and intact breast, both with and without a bra, to capture the shape needed in your breast form. This ensures a comfortable fit and a natural, symmetrical appearance when you receive the final customized breast forms. During your appointment you will have a personal consultation with a fitter where you can have a say in the shape, size, color, and nipple of your custom breast form. The entire process takes no longer than 45 minutes to complete.
A Flawless Fit: Confidently Resume Your Daily Activities
Custom breast forms are designed to resist slippage by fitting securely to the chest wall like a puzzle piece. The 3-D scanning process ensures the most accurate fit despite surgical depth and healing patterns. The life-like prosthesis fits your chest wall so accurately that it allows you to wear many bra styles, rather than just a pocket bra needed with an off-the-shelf breast prosthesis. The precise fit and lightweight material of custom breast forms are perfect for women with active lifestyles. The snug fit allows you to confidently resume exercise without fear of unnatural movement. The back of the prosthesis wicks away moisture, and the waterproof material allows you to confidently enjoy water activities.
Personalize Your Custom Breast Form: Handcrafted Just for You
Because each form is individually handcrafted, your skin tone is closely matched along with your specified nipple shape, size, and color. The forms can replicate the feel and weight of an intact breast.
If you have recently been diagnosed or are recovering from a mastectomy and want to learn more about your custom breast form options, contact ContourMed today at 501-214-6080. Our product lines offer a variety of custom breast form options that fit your needs.
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