A Breast Form or Breast Prosthesis is a lifelike artificial or false breast tissue crafted to look, feel and weigh like real breast tissue. Breast forms are crafted from various materials, such as silicone gel, foam, fiber and micro-beads, the most popular being silicone gel.
Silicone gel breast forms are classified as permanent or durable breast forms because they last at up to two years while breast forms made of foam, micro-beads and fibers are considered temporary and cannot fully compensate the natural breast tissue lost after mastectomy.
Breast Forms comes in various shapes and weight such as Symmetrical for example triangle, oval or pear shaped or tear drop breast prostheses or breast forms. Asymmetrical shapes, such as butterfly shape. Standard Weight and Lightweight.
Breast forms provide full or partial compensation for lost tissues and restores contour After Mastectomy, Lumpectomy, uneven Breasts caused by birth defects or Poland syndrome, breast reconstruction.
OHIP/ADP offers $195 each silicone breast prosthesis for those who qualify. We assist with insurance claim advice.