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What is a Medical or Surgical Bra?

Are you recovering from breast surgery, breast reconstruction, breast reduction or a mastectomy? Do you have medical needs that dictate a certain type of bra, or a certain level of support? Looking for something soft and comfortable for tender, healing breasts? Learn more about our medical and surgical bras.

A medical or surgical bra is designed to accommodate a woman's special post-surgical medical needs. Depending on the purpose and style of the bra, medical bras and post-surgical bras may be made with soft, comfortable materials, or firm materials that provide compression during the healing process.

Medical and surgical bras also encompass prosthesis bras, which typically contain pockets inside the bra to hold your breast prosthesis after a mastectomy. Whether your focus is comfort or medical efficacy, we've got a wide array of medical and surgical bras to choose from.

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