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Breast cancer is a life-changing disease. After diagnosis and treatment, most breast cancer survivors have a poignant and appreciative view of living. With new technological advancements, breast cancer survivors can resume happy, healthy, productive lives. At Hope from Jillian's, we believe in new beginnings. We provide the best possible choices of medical products available for women in a supportive, confidential setting.

Hope from Jillian's at Clark and Associates is available for mastectomy patients. Jill Roberts an ABC Certified mastectomy fitter, can meet with you one-on-one in a private setting to find the product or garment that is right for you.

Not all women are alike, so breast forms, and garmets are available in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes to meet the needs of your body and your lifestyle.

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First Fitting: Recovery Camisole are designed to be worn the first 4-6 weeks following surgery. Camisoles can be stepped into or pulled up for comfort and ease of dressing. Features can include poly-filled breast forms which are secured along a hidden Velcro strip, and unique hidden pocket for surgical drain bulb, HOPE from Jillian's recommends choosing from many styles of recovery camisoles for a presurgery fit.

Mastectomy Bras: Designed to be worn post-surgery to restore shape. Special features include hidden pockets to insert breast forms. Choose from a selection of laces, underwires, and supportive fabrics that you are accustomed to. Bras come in an array of brands and colors. Chose from Ivory, Champaign, Nude, White, Black, Grey, Red, Blue, and Pink. Our certified fitter will fit you in a comfortable supportive bra that suites your lifestyle.

Silicone Breast Forms: Our certified fitter will fit you with a breast form to match your existing breast as closely as possible. Silicone weighted prothesis are available in an array of styles and sizes and can be worn with a pocketed mastectomy bra. By evaluating a woman's body type , life style and surgical history, our fitters can match you with the form that best meet your needs.

Custom Breast Forms: Available for lumpectomy, reconstruction, unilateral and bilateral post surgical women. This unique non-surgical breast reconstruction prothesis is designed to duplicate your existing breast and imitate breast size, nipple size and color, plus natural skin features like veins, moles and freckles can be added as well. Custom Breast Forms are made of silicon, are waterproof and can be adhered to the chest wall with adhesive if desired. Each prothesis is carved from a carefully casted model of your chest wall to fit snugly to the dimensions of your surgery site.

Post Breast Conserving Surgery Options: Partial breast shapers that create a symmetrical appearance by filling in where a void has been left following lumpectomy or reconstruction surgery. Tapered edges ensure that you have a flawless, smooth profile. Our certified fitter will work with you to find shape and size that fits you best.

Compression Garments: Compression Garments such as armsleeves and stockings are worn post-surgical according to your physician's directions. Each garmet is measured per individual and their needs.

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