A Mastectomy Bra, After Mastectomy Bra, Prosthesis Bra, Pocketed Bra, Post Surgery Bra, Post Op Bra are terms that describe bras with pockets lining inside the bra cup. The purpose of the pocket in a bra cup is to hold breast form or breast prosthesis in place inside the bra cup and prevent them from falling off. Pocketed bras or mastectomy bras are uniquely designed to accommodate all shapes of prosthetic breasts and project them to look natural. Mastectomy bra is valuable for women with smaller breasts, needing inserts, any form of breast surgeries and Poland’s syndrome. Mastectomy bras come in a variety of styles such as non-wire bra, wire-bra, non-padded bra, padded bra, seamless bra, front closure bras, cotton bras, after mastectomy camisole, compression bra and sport bra.
Below is a photo of breast form /prosthesis partially inserted into the pocket of a mastectomy bra.