How do I find a breast prosthesis?
There are many styles and types of prosthesis and you will probably want to experiment over time to find what is right for you. You can buy bras specially designed for holding prosthesis but, any bra can have a ‘sleeve’ or ‘pocket’ sewn into it for a prosthesis. There are varying ‘weights’ and materials for prosthesis, depending on your comfort.Some are able to stick to your skin like a post-it note, not leaving any residue. Some are better for bathing suits. Some are better for hot weather.
Here is our list of local providers that our participants have used and recommend. This is not meant to be a complete list and is not a judgment of those not listed:
Ida-Joy 4630 Richmond Rd., Suite 265, Warrensville Hts. 216-831-2048
Discount Drug Mart Certified fitters at some locations, call for an appointment. 800-434-9440
Nordstroms Beachwood Place Mall. Prosthesis, mastectomy bra’s. 216-378-2121
Elegant Essentials 3637 Medina Rd., Medina. Bra’s, prosthesis, swimwear. 800-350-5053
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