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Are Your Breast Implants Under a Warranty?

by Dr. Daniel Lin


Breast Implants Under Warranty | Plastic Surgery | Diamond Bar | BreaAllergan and Mentor are two of the leading manufacturers of breast implants in the US. Both manufacturers offer warranties on different implant qualities. Women seeking breast augmentation cosmetic surgery should check the terms and conditions of the warranty that comes with the implants.

Dr. Daniel Lin is an experienced plastic surgeon providing breast implant surgery to patients in West Covina, Inland Empire, San Gabriel Valley, Chino, Rowland Heights, Baldwin Park, Whittier, Brea, Arcadia, Pasadena, Diamond Bar, and surrounding locations.

ConfidencePlus Warranty Program from Allergan

All Natrelle Gel implants from Allergan come with a free 10-year warranty covering capsular contracture (Baker Grade III and IV). The coverage is applicable on the first surgery as well as any subsequent surgeries. When a patient chooses Natrelle Gel breast implants for breast augmentation cosmetic surgery, she will automatically enrolled, at no extra charge, in the ConfidencePlus Premier warranty program.

Additionally, if the patient needs an implant replacement, she may select any Natrelle style implant within a comparable size range. In the event of implant deflation or rupture, the company offers a lifetime product replacement for all implants. Furthermore, if a Natrelle Gel implant is ruptured, financial assistance of up to $3,500 for 10 years is provided. In case of saline implants from Natrelle, financial assistance of up to $2,400 for 10 years is provided in the event of implant deflation.

Lifetime product warranty automatically applies to certain Natrelle style saline and silicone implants. Product replacement due to deflation or rupture will be made irrespective of the age of the implant. Leading plastic surgeon Dr. Lin receives patients from West Covina, Inland Empire, San Gabriel Valley, Chino, Rowland Heights, Baldwin Park, Whittier, Brea, Arcadia, Pasadena, Diamond Bar, and nearby areas for breast implants.


Mentor’s Lifetime Product Replacement Policy

All Mentor breast implants come with a free Lifetime Product Replacement Policy. Mentor was the first implant manufacturer in the US to offer limited warranty on all its breast implants. The company stands behind its products through its limited warranty programs and product replacement policy.

When a patient needs implant replacement and the Mentor product replacement policy is applicable, the company will provide the same or a similar Mentor breast implant at no cost – throughout the patient’s lifetime. If the patient requests for a more expensive product during replacement, Mentor will charge only the price difference. The policy is applicable on replacement of implants in both breasts.

Mentor Enhanced Warranty and regular warranty, both also provide financial assistance of up to $3500 in case of implant rupture. These warranties are applicable for primary breast implant surgery or reconstruction surgery performed after October 6th, 2014. Enhanced Warranty covers 10 years for conditions such as capsular contracture (Baker Grade III and IV), double capsule, and late forming seroma. The regular warranty covers three years in all these cases.

Mentor Lifetime Product Replacement Policy also automatically applies to patients who chose Mentor saline implants. In the event of an implant deflation, the patient is eligible for one to two replacement implants of any size in a similar style at no cost.

Click here to learn more about all the plastic surgery procedures and treatments cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Daniel Lin performs for patients in and around Pasadena, Chino, Rowland Heights, Baldwin Park, Whittier, Brea, Arcadia, West Covina, Inland Empire, and San Gabriel Valley. Call today to schedule a consultation 626.810.6165 or click here.

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