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How to choose the bra size after surgery?

All brands of bras have two main measurements: chest width and cup size, the first is measured in inches at armpit level over each breast and the second is measured over the nipple, which determines the size of the bra. cup size

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All measurements are taken with a meter on the side of the inches, not the centimeters, because all sizes are in inches, they usually give between: 32-38 inches

Measurement A: is the size of the thorax, usually it gives 32,34,36,38,40

Measurement B: is the size of the cup, usually giving greater than measurement A. Subtraction B-A is performed. And you get your cup size

AA Cup: less than 1 inch (less than 2.5 cm).

Cup A: 1 inch (2.5 cm).

Cup B: 2 inches (5 cm).

Cup C: 3 inches (7.5 cm).

D Cup: 4 inches (10 cm).

DD Cup: 5 inches (12.5 cm).

In general, the surgeon is the one who tells the patient what size she will be after surgery, usually the size of the thorax does not change, only the size of the cup changes

Although sometimes if the size of the cup is very large, it forces the woman to change the size of the chest to be able to stay in a suitable size; In the same way, when a reduction in the size of the breasts is carried out, it can remain in a size smaller than the size of the thorax if the new size of the cup is smaller than the previous one and than the usual one for the size of the back.

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How many bras Do i need to buy?

It is recommended to buy at least two bras for the patient's comfort because they can get dirty and it is recommended to use them for at least three months after surgery.

Why should I wear a bra after surgery?

The main function of the bra is to support the breasts, reducing the weight of the implant or the breast on the surgical wound.

It is not recommended to be without a bra at any time during the first three months after surgery. If you have doubts about what size to buy, it is always recommended to choose the upper margin because if it is smaller, you can take it to a dressmaker to reduce the size.

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