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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

St. Vincent’s SWIM Center Boutique teams with Saxon-Kent Lingerie of Orange for new 'Boutique'

BRIDGEPORT — St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Saxon-Kent Lingerie of Orange 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.
The boutique is on the third level of the Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care.

 "Products include skin products, garments that are hospital and IV-friendly, as well as spiritual items. 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. 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."

Also in the release: "Individuals are asked to bring Medicare and insurance cards and staff will assist in completing paperwork. St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound assistance is available to those who qualify."

The boutique is open Monday -Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special fitting hours for wigs, prostheses, mastectomy bras, lymphedema sleeves etc. will be Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p,m and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – noon or by appointment, the release said

Free parking in the garage immediately in front of the Medical Center front door with validated ticket, the release said.
For information, call the SWIM Line at 203-576-6158.

To view a listing of health and wellness programs offered here at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, visit :


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