New Attitude Custom Made Breast Prostheses
The Best of the Best
New Attitude creates custom made external breast prostheses and custom partial breast prostheses for women after surgery for breast cancer. We provide a comfortable, safe alternative for women who do not want to have surgical reconstruction or for women for whom breast reconstruction is not an option. Contact us and we are pleased to help.
The majority of women with a breast cancer diagnosis have a lumpectomy or partial mastectomy. Sometimes the partial mastectomy results in a significant removal of breast tissue and a significant reduction of breast size. A New Attitude custom prosthesis is the solution.
New Attitude specializes in the creation of custom made bilateral breast prostheses. We use our artistic skills and our extensive experience to design custom breast prosthetics that expertly re-create breast shapes that appear naturally matched to each woman's body.
The New Attitude custom prosthesis is "tailor made" to fit each individual and every custom breast prosthesis is made individually for each woman. The New Attitude prosthesis is lightweight and realistic. It looks and feels natural and it comfortably stays in place.
New Attitude has over 20 years of experience working with women and we offer a long lasting, comfortable and safe way of restoring one’s appearance after surgery. We have a commitment to do the best possible breast prosthesis for each woman we work with. There is always a solution when working with New Attitude.
"What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language" Miuccia Prada
"With our expertly crafted custom made breast prosthesis, women do not have to change how they dress. We create everything to fit each individual woman we work with."
An exceptional woman and Artist, I found Irene on line and quickly became excited at the prospect of working with her. The time with her as she created Prosthetics for me was exciting and healing. I was transformed. Irene has a calm quiet caring way and goes to great lengths to ensure an exceptional outcome. Her desire to fine tune and expand her art will be an exciting adventure to be a part of. Thanks Irene.
JL, Toronto, Canada
The work New Attitude does is exciting, Ms. Healey is possibly the most intelligent, caring and compassionate professional I have met in my years working to communicate vital healthcare issues. Spread the word.
Corby Luke, Enginears Inc. Toronto, Canada
You are a blessing and the work that you do is a gift. Your attention to detail was only surpassed by your artistic ability. I’ve never met someone so knowledgeable, creative and kind. It was an experience I will never forget and will cherish for the rest of my life. The four days I spent in your studio were filled with awe for what you create but also for how you approach the project. Your prosthetics are one of a kind and are in fact works of art. In working with me, you made me feel whole again. You treated me with respect and from the very first moment I knew we were creating something special, beautiful and personal. I feel privileged for having had the opportunity to watch the process that is so unique to you.
CB, Rhode Island
I had my breast prosthesis done almost 10 years ago when you were doing all by hand sculpturing. I have to say that after all these years its held up remarkably well and still is so comfortable. I've never had any issues with it irritating me or otherwise and I work out everyday! Its given me the confidence to move on with my life without the pain of surgery or complications.
I'm sure things have changed since then, but you've given a lot of people a sense of normality in their lives. Thanks Irene
SS, Toronto, Canada
I am an aggressive windsurfer and I love to spend time working hard in the gym. Reconstruction after my mastectomy and radiation would have involved many surgeries, recovery time, more scars and possible risk of disfigurement, infection and failure, none of which appealed to me. Four years ago, I had a custom prosthesis made for me and I could not do without it today. It is light, very comfortable, needs no maintenance and stands up to vigorous exercise. I pop it into one of my bras and camisole tops and the best part is, it is a perfect match to my other side! Nobody knows I am wearing it, even in my bikinis. My custom prosthesis from New Attitude is the perfect solution .
NJ, Toronto, Canada
Do I have to see you in person?
To benefit from a truly custom made breast prosthesis we need to work directly with each woman for the first prosthesis to create the original design and create a comfortable functional fit by testing protoypes on the body. We archive all our work and future copies can be done without any visits.
What are the materials used?
New Attitude uses the highest quality medical silicones that are safe to be used on the skin. We have our own proprietary formulas that we developed by working with experts in the field. We continue to research and develop new methods of creating the most life like prosthesis possible.
Can I use the prostheses for all activities?
Yes, you only need the New Attitude custom breast prostheses. The prosthesis is lightweight and comfortable and stays in position with the use of a light bra or tight fitting clothing. You don't need to use a pocketed bra. You can swim or go into hot tops without harming the prosthesis.
New Attitude Founder
Irene R. Healey
"People who make things know that one doesn't have to accept the world as it is. We can imagine a better solution, and we have the ability to make that solution come into being. People who create things have the privilege of being able to invent new ways of doing things which can make a difference in people's lives."
Irene Healey combines her knowledge of art and science with medicine and technology. She is a graduate of the Art as Applied to Medicine program in the College of Medicine at the University of Toronto. As part of the medical art degree, she studied Gross Anatomy, Histology and Surgical Techniques. Prior to her medical art training, she earned a specialization in sculpture from the Ontario College of Art.
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