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Mastectomy swimsuits look like any other well-designed swimsuit. But these 10 post-surgery one-pieces have discreet pockets for one or two prostheses.
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What is a mastectomy swimsuit?
Gottex Women’s Mastectomy High Neck One Piece Swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
A mastectomy bathing suit is designed with discreet prosthetic pockets. The pockets can hold one or two breast prostheses or other inserts.
Post-mastectomy swimwear is suitable for all women after an operation and may have had a single or double mastectomy.
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Brands like Amoena, Land’s End, and Penbrooke do a great job designing beautiful swimwear with pockets.
Features of a mastectomy swimsuit
Gottex Women’s Textured Mastectomy High Neck One Piece Swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
As a mastectomy swimsuit may look like any other swimsuit, it sure is a design that is well thought through by its designers.
- discreet pockets inside the cups of the swimwear
- breast prosthesis can be placed in either one or in both cups
- suitable for women having had a single or a double mastectomy
- the pockets provide a secure layer between you and the breast form
- a high neckline may hide surgical scars
- a higher neckline prevents the sun from to much sun exposure
- smaller armholes that can cover scars that you might have
- under the arm support especially helpful for full mastectomy or lumpectomy issues
- slimming features like tummy control panels
- they are usually wire-free
A mastectomy swimsuit gives you the confidence of not risking your breasts form to slip. The soft pocketed soft cups provide for that.
Let’s look at 10 well reviewed one-pieces.
10 mastectomy bathing suits | 3 brands
1. Amoena Malta pocketed mastectomy swimsuit | B-C cups
Amoena Malta pocketed mastectomy swimsuit | See details Amoena at Amazon.com
✔ in beautiful red or blue
✔ medium neckline with ruffles
Most styles of Amoena swimwear have B and C cup fittings, with a selection ranging from AA through to F.
2. Amoena Ayon tankini top pocketed swimsuit | B-C cups
Amoena Ayon tankini top pocketed swimsuit | See details Amoena store at Amazon.com
✔ a comfortable tankini top
✔ wide-set shoulder straps
✔ flattering loose fit top for all women
3. Amoena Key West pocketed swimsuit with zipper | B-D cups
Amoena Key West pocketed swimsuit with zipper | See details Amoena at Amazon.com
✔ a zippered swimsuit
✔ racer-back styles
✔ flattering panel seams
✔ zipper opens all the way, so it’s easy to put on and take off!
4. Amoena women’s Aqua Wave Swim breast form | AA-G
Amoena women’s Aqua Wave Swim breast form | See details Amoena at Amazon.com
✔ made from clear silicone
✔ dries quickly
✔ confident in and outside the water
5. Amoena Rhodes polyester chlorine-resistance swimsuit | B-C cups
Amoena Rhodes polyester chlorine-resistance swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
✔ sportive style swimsuit with soft cups
✔ 100% chlorine resistant fabric
✔ panel seams in front for a slim silhouette
✔ very suitable for doing water aerobics
6. Penbrooke mastectomy blouson soft cup tummy control swimsuit | 10-16
Penbrooke Women’s Swimwear Jungle Exotic Mastectomy Blouson Soft Cup Tummy Control One Piece Swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
✔ one-piece with 18% LYCRA® Spandex
✔ blouson top
✔ mastectomy pockets and built-in soft cups
✔ tummy control and a solid bottom
7. Penbrooke Krinkle chlorine-resistant mastectomy high neck maillot swimsuit| 8-18
Penbrooke Women’s Krinkle Chlorine-Proof Mastectomy High Neck Maillot Swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
✔ made of polyester
✔ chlorine proof
✔ high neck cross back design
✔ tummy control
8. Penbrooke Mastectomy High Neck Mio One Piece Swimsuit | 10-18
Penbrooke Women’s Swimwear Color Blaze Mastectomy High Neck Mio One Piece Swimsuit | See details at Amazon.com
✔ high neck top with soft cups
✔ built-in mastectomy pockets
✔ flattens your midsection
✔ adjustable straps
9. Amoena Full Bodice Pocketed Mastectomy Swimsuit | B-DD
Amoena Florida Full Bodice Pocketed Mastectomy Swimsuit | See details Amazon.com
10. Amoena Half-Bodice High Neckline Pocketed Mastectomy Swimsuit | B-D
✔ classic black swimsuit
✔ subtle skirted overlay
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