Prosthetic device

  • US 7,152,606 B1
  • Filed: 09/14/1998
  • Issued: 12/26/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of covering a nipple on a human breast, the nipple cover having a center and comprising a flexible material for conforming to a human breast, the method comprising the steps of:

  • placing the nipple cover directly on a human breast so as to cover at least about one half and less than all of the breast, with the center of the cover proximate the nipple;

    the nipple cover having a first thickness proximate the center and a second thickness proximate a periphery thereof, and the thickness of the nipple cover gradually tapering from the first thickness to the second thickness, wherein the method further includes the step of bending the nipple cover on the breast such that the periphery of the cover blends smoothly with a curved portion of the breast while concealing a nipple shape.

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