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Monday, December 3, 2012

Specialty products available at St. Vincent’s SWIM Center Boutique

BRIDGEPORT —St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Saxon-Kent Lingerie of Orange have partnered to create the St. Vincent’s SWIM Center Boutique, to offer "specialty products and services to individuals undergoing treatment or in survivorship," according to a release.
"Products include skin products, garments that are hospital and IV-friendly, as well as spiritual items," the release said. "Trained and sensitive expert fitters will provide individualized attention in a private setting for those needing mastectomy bras and garments, breast prostheses, swimwear, and specialty apparel following breast surgery."
Also, specialists "will be available to fit lymphedema compression sleeves/garments, and for those experiencing hair loss, to assist in the selection and fitting of wigs, hair pieces and bangs, turbans, scarves, hats and sleep caps, and scalp and wig care products."
Shoppers are asked to bring Medicare and insurance cards and staff will assist in completing paperwork, the release said.
St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound assistance is available to those who qualify, the release said.
The Boutique is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays
Special fitting hours for wigs, prostheses, mastectomy bras, lymphedema sleeves etc. will be Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – noon or by appointment, the release said.
The St. Vincent’s SWIM Center Boutique is on the third level of the Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care
Free parking in the garage immediately in front of the Medical Center front door with validated ticket.
For information, call the SWIM Line at 203-576-6158 or e-mail tmclaugh@stvincents.org
To view our full listing of health and wellness programs offered at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, visit www.stvincents.org/events

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