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What size bra should I order?

To determine your size for Masthead bras, take the measurement around the body at the fullest part of the bust. For in-between sizes and large breasted customers, order the next size larger. If you are ordering prior to surgery, make sure to take the type of procedure you are having into consideration. You may want to consult with your doctor regarding sizing immediately post-surgery.

Can I cancel or change my order?

If you would like to cancel or change your order, please contact us immediately by phone (914-713-8550) or email (

We try to ship all orders out as quickly as possible, so once an order is processed for shipment we may be unable to make changes. 

When will I receive my order?

We process and ship orders Monday through Friday from our warehouse in New York. Orders placed after 4 pm Eastern Time will be shipped the following business day. We ship all orders in the contiguous United States via FedEx. Free standard shipping will arrive within 7-10 days. We also offer Standard Overnight and 2-Day shipping for an additional charge.

How do I make an exchange or return?

We are happy to offer a refund, exchange, or replacement on all goods purchased through this website within 30 days of purchase, provided they are in original unused condition. We cannot accept items that have been used, washed, or worn.

When returning an item please include your name, order number, and reason for return. You are responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable.

Ship all returns with insurance and delivery confirmation to:

200 Summerfield St
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Returns of products supplied by institutions or hospitals will not be accepted.

Once receipt of your return has been confirmed by our warehouse, please allow 5-7 business days for your funds to be refunded to your payment method.

Are your products reimbursable by insurance?

You may be eligible for insurance reimbursement for your purchase of post-operative garments and/or pocketed mastectomy bras with accompanying breast prostheses. Most medical insurance policies base their coverage on the Center for Medicare Standards (CMS). Although these products are covered for post-operative breast care patients, the product coverage and allowed amount are dependent on the region as defined by Medicare.

The following PDAC codes (code used to determine reimbursability) have been issued for Masthead garments by CMS:

Elizabeth Pink Surgical Bra with Pockets Style #042p: L8000

Estelle Bra with Pockets Style #021p: L8000

Judy Long-Line Surgical Bra Style #045: L8015

Please note that Masthead does not submit insurance reimbursement for purchases. Please contact your insurance company directly to provide the receipt and/or other documentation of your purchase in order to process reimbursement.

Do you ship internationally?

We are able to ship internationally on a case-by-case basis. If you are interested in shipping to an address outside the United States, please contact us by phone (914-713-8550) or email ( with the item(s) you would like to purchase and the shipping address.

How do I know if my doctor will approve of my wearing a bra immediately post-surgery?

The best way to know if your doctor will approve of a post-surgical bra is to ask directly. Many hospitals and medical offices provide Masthead garments, and you may wake up from surgery wearing one of our bras!

I do not have JP drains. Does that mean the Elizabeth Pink Surgical® Bra won’t work for me?

The Elizabeth Pink Surgical Bra® can be used as a versatile comfort bra if you do not have JP drains. Ribbons can be cut off with scissors if you do not have drains, or once drains are removed.

How do I care for my JP drains?

Proper care of your drains is essential. You must regularly empty the bulbs so that they drain the fluid accumulating at the surgical site. 

Click here to visit our instruction page for How to Care For Your JP Drains.

Click here to download a copy of our Drain Log to record and report fluid output to your physician.

Click here to watch our video of How to Milk a JP Drain.

How should I wash my bra?

Masthead bras are machine washable. We recommend using a gentle or hand wash cycle and laying the item flat to dry. Use a lingerie wash bag and make sure that all Velcro is completely fastened to ensure there is no damage to the fabric.