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Dive into Comfort: Introducing Our Revolutionary Lightweight Breast Forms

Dive into Comfort: Introducing Our Revolutionary Lightweight Breast Forms

Are you tired of conventional gel breast forms that feel heavy and restrict your movement? Look no further – we're excited to introduce our innovative 2-layer  Ultra Light Breast Forms, weighing up to 60% less than traditional gel forms! Crafted with special lightweight silicone and a unique ring-formed design, our breast forms redefine comfort and natural movement following your mastectomy. Comparison between our Soft & Light Symmetrical Breast Form (Left) and our Ultra Light Breast Form (Right)  Perfect for Leisure, Perfect for You Whether you're an avid swimmer or simply enjoy leisurely activities, our Ultra Light Breast Forms are specially...

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Tinted Breast forms

Tinted Breast forms

The Soft and light breast form is available in 3 different colours. Please take a look at the photos to see the different tones available. Please email info@silima.com.au if you would like to place an order or have any questions. Orders usually take 2-4 weeks to arrive.    

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The various types of surgery for breast cancer

The various types of surgery for breast cancer

  There are various options for surgically removing breast carcinoma these days: radical, modified radical or simple mastectomies, or conservative breast surgery. The latter include quadrantectomy, tumorectomy or segmental mastectomy. Conservative breast surgery Nowadays, most breast cancer patients can undergo conservative breast surgery. The ratio of tumour size to overall mammary tissue plays a key role in determining whether conservative surgery is possible. In order to indicate the area of change in the mammary gland, the breast is roughly divided up into four quadrants. Most malignant tumours are found in the outer, upper quadrants, i.e. between collarbone and armpit. A...

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LGBT+ Community

We at Silima are proud supporters of the LGBT+ community, having served and worked with members of the community in the past. Our breast forms have been used by people in the transgender community, the breast forms are realistic and suit the needs of many transgender people who come to us. Allowing you to feel comfortable in your own body.  Whether you are in the community or not, Silima is happy to serve you, and make you feel welcomed and comfortable.

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Mastectomy Recovery Tips From Hospital to Home

Mastectomy Recovery Tips From Hospital to Home

How long does it take to recover after mastectomy surgery? Mastectomy recovery time following surgery can vary between 1 day and 1 week depending on the type of surgery. If your breast reconstruction surgery has happened at the same time, recovery will take longer. Important recovery tips at home Preparing For Your Ride Home Following your mastectomy surgery it is essential  to arrange a ride home, as you will need to rest as much as possible once leaving the hospital. For the car trip home, use a small pillow for the car seat belt and for under your arms to...

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