What is the best bra for after reconstruction surgery?

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Bra after surgery

Often just a surgical bra is uses after a reconstruction. If a free flap or a pedicle flap was used, many times a bra is not worn to avoid compression of the blood supply to the tissue.


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Bra for reconstruction

You are usually supplied with a bra after your reconstruction procedures so you do not need to worry about getting one.  However, if you would like an additional bra, your best bet is a cotton sports bra that is larger than your frame with a zipper in the middle.  Best wishes, Dr. T. 

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