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When to Wear a Medical or Surgical Bra
It's important to follow your doctor' instructions and get the right type of medical or surgical bra for your phase of recovery. You may need a compression bra for shortly after your surgery, but then switch to a prosthesis bra once you've had time to heal and are ready for prosthesis.
Some women should wear medical bras only for a certain number of days per hour, while other women might be advised to wear surgical bras for 24 hours (particularly the compression style, which keeps the breasts immobile while you heal).