Category Archives: Mastectomy Products

On Contact: Amoena’s adhesive breast form works with you

Don’t miss our short video, about wearing Amoena Contact adhesive breast forms. The model in the film is breast cancer survivor and Contact wearer, Beatte.   [Transcript: When I was diagnosed with breast cancer my life changed. I was sensitive to the … Continue reading

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Wearing Amoena Contact breast forms: My story

Andrea Coomans, Amoena’s Regional Manager, West, is a 20-year breast cancer survivor and a busy mom. In this guest post, she tells it like it is – and tells why she loves her Amoena Contact breast form. Busy, busy, busy, … Continue reading

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Buy a Valletta, Donate to Cancer Schmancer

Television and movie star Fran Drescher was unforgettable in her most famous role as “The Nanny.” …Want to know something funny? She was told early in her career that she’d never make it in “the biz” unless she lost her thick … Continue reading

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Surviving Swimwear Season

It’s the first of March and spring is right around the corner which means so is spring break and swimsuit season–that time of year when we shriek in terror, run to the gym, go shopping and cross our fingers that … Continue reading

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Warm up with Amoena Scarves and Hats

It’s finally starting to get cold and wintery (sort-of) here in the Atlanta area where Amoena USA’s headquarters is located. Is it cold where you are? “Cold,” in our case, is 30s at night, and I have to say, I’m … Continue reading

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Why did Amoena discontinue my favorite bra?

Of all the questions we get in our info@amoena.com Inbox, this one pops up pretty frequently: “Why did Amoena discontinue the ___ bra? It was my favorite!” We understand that it can be disappointing when the pocketed bra you’ve come to … Continue reading

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Getting a PurFit during tissue expansion

This month, Amoena will be introducing our new adjustable enhancer, PurFit, to the members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. If you’ve had reconstruction and gone through the tissue expansion process, you know how important it is to have … Continue reading

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After Breast Surgery: Adhesive Nipples

After breast surgery, your natural nipple may have been compromised. It may have been removed or left misshapen and for many women, this is yet another blow in losing a part of their femininity. After reconstruction many women may choose … Continue reading

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Vitamin D vs. Breast Cancer

It’s the middle of summer; you’ve probably spent some time in the sun by now — no doubt protected with your SPF 30+. But new research suggests you might want to spend a few minutes of that time un-slathered, to … Continue reading

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Breast Forms: Then and Now

Before I came to Amoena in 1997 I had no idea what a breast form was. Oh sure, I knew about arm and leg prostheses but a breast prosthesis? Really? And, as you can probably imagine, my new job at … Continue reading

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