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Breast Augmentation 
Meeting the highest expectations.

Your breast augmentation patients expect only the best from you as their doctor. Trust in our proven portfolio of breast aesthetics innovations.

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Breast Reconstruction
Her life after breast cancer.

Your breast reconstruction patients envision successful outcomes. We offer an advanced reconstruction portfolio of high-quality breast implants and tissue expanders.

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For Patients
Supporting Informed Decisions.

We provide a website for potential patients with product information, Q&A, before-and-after photos and more to support patient-doctor communication.

Inspired and deeply moved by their stories, we honor the fearlessness of women.

We proudly stand alongside surgeons and the millions of women who choose Mentor.

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Mentor® Promise Protection Plan

The Mentor® Promise Protection Plan brings peace of mind

It's easier for potential patients to make the life-changing decision to get breast implants when they are guaranteed in the event of rupture for her lifetime. With the most comprehensive warranty in the industry, our patients enjoy lifelong confidence in their investment.1,2,3

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Our Commitment to Safety

Nothing is more important to Mentor than the health and safety of the women who choose our breast implants. The safety and clinical performance of MENTOR® Breast Implants is supported by completed and ongoing studies involving more than 200,000 women, including three, 10-year, prospective clinical trials.4,5,6

Mentor New Practice Program

Mentor New Practice Program

Mentor is proud to assist plastic surgeons in establishing their new practice. To make their first 5 years successful, we are pleased to offer special discounts, products, and services.

Empowering Breast Surgeons and Patients for Over 30 Years.


Not All Innovations Are Equal

At Mentor, we believe that innovation should be driven by what patients need and should be backed by solid research, high design and thorough testing. It takes some time to develop and launch safe, impactful innovations that significantly and positively affect patient outcomes.

This is why we stand by our proven portfolio of meaningful innovations. We are committed to earning and keeping your trust by offering new product innovations as they are needed and valued by your patients.

News & Events

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U.S. FDA Approves New MENTOR® MemoryGel BOOST™ Breast Implant

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Mentor Responds to New FDA Safety Requirements

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Mentor Launches New MentorDirect Order Management System in the U.S. to Provide Customers With Enhanced Ecommerce Experience

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Mentor to Participate in International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference

Safety Information and Resources

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  1. Allergan Warranty. accessed 02/02/2015 Sientra Product replacement policy and accessed 02/02/2015
  2. Sientra CapCon Warranty. accessed 02/02/2015
  3. Sientra mailing to US Plastic Surgeons
  4. Summary of theSafety and Effectiveness of Mentor’s MemoryGel® Silicone Gel-Filled Implants in Patients who are Undergoing Primary Breast Augmentation, Primary Breast Reconstruction, or Revision. 10-Year Core Gel Final Clinical Study Report. April 2013.
  5. Mentor Worldwide, LLC. MemoryShape™ Post-Approval Cohort Study (formerly Contour Profile Gel Core Study) Final Clinical Study Report. 02 June 2015.
  6. Bielefeld, B. A Prospective Clinical Study of Mentor Corporation Saline-filled MammaryProsthesis, Siltex® Saline-filled Mammary Prosthesis, and Siltex® Saline-filled Post-operatively Adjustable Mammary Prosthesis (SpectrumTM) for Augmentation Mammoplasty and Reconstruction Mammoplasty. Nov 10, 1999.

* As compared with saline-filled breast implants

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Important information: Prior to use, refer to the instructions for use supplied with this device for indications, contraindications, side effects, warnings and precautions.


  • Breast implants are not considered lifetime devices. The longer people have them, the greater the chances are that they will develop complications, some of which will require more surgery. 
  • Breast implants have been associated with the development of a cancer of the immune system called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This cancer occurs more commonly in patients with textured breast implants than smooth implants, although rates are not well defined. Some patients have died from BIA-ALCL.
  • Patients receiving breast implants have reported a variety of systemic symptoms such as joint pain, muscle aches, confusion, chronic fatigue, autoimmune diseases and others. Individual patient risk for developing these symptoms has not been well established. Some patients report complete resolution of symptoms when the implants are removed without replacement. 

Caution: US law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.

The sale and distribution of Mentor Breast Implant Devices are restricted to users and/or user facilities that provide information to patients about the risks and benefits of the device prior to its use in the form and manner specified in approved labeling to be provided by Mentor Worldwide LLC.

MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implants, MENTOR® MemoryShape® Breast Implants, and MENTOR® Saline-filled Breast Implants are indicated for breast augmentation in women (at least 22 years old for MemoryGel® Implants and MemoryShape® Implants, and 18 years old for Saline Implants) or for breast reconstruction. Breast implant surgery should not be performed in women with active infection anywhere in their body, with existing cancer or pre-cancer of their breast who have not received adequate treatment for those conditions, or who are currently pregnant or nursing. 

Breast implants are not lifetime devices and breast implantation may not be a one-time surgery. The most common complications for breast augmentation and reconstruction with MemoryGel® Implants include any reoperation, capsular contracture, and implant removal with or without replacement. The most common complications with MemoryShape® Implants for breast augmentation include reoperation for any reason, implant removal with or without replacement, and ptosis. The most common complications with MemoryShape® Implants for breast reconstruction include reoperation for any reason, implant removal with or without replacement, and capsular contracture. A lower risk of complication is rupture. The health consequences of a ruptured silicone gel breast implant have not been fully established. MRI screenings are recommended three years after initial implant surgery and then every two years after to detect silent rupture. The most common complications with MENTOR® Saline-filled Implants include reoperation, implant removal, capsular contracture, breast pain, and implant deflation.

For MemoryGel® Implants, patients should receive a copy of Important Information for Augmentation Patients about MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implants or Important Information for Reconstruction Patients about MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implants. For MemoryShape® Implants, patients should receive a copy of Patient Educational Brochure – Breast Augmentation with MENTOR® MemoryShape® Breast Implants or Patient Educational Brochure – Breast Reconstruction with MENTOR® MemoryShape® Breast Implants, and a copy of Quick Facts about Breast Augmentation & Reconstruction with MENTOR® MemoryShape® Breast Implants. For MENTOR® Saline-filled Implants, patients should receive a copy of Saline-Filled Breast Implants: Making an Informed Decision. Your patient needs to read and understand the information regarding the risks and benefits of breast implants, with an opportunity to consult with you prior to deciding on surgery.

The ARTOURA® Breast Tissue Expander or CONTOUR PROFILE® Breast Tissue Expander can be utilized for breast reconstruction after mastectomy, correction of an underdeveloped breast, scar revision, and tissue defect procedures. The expander is intended for temporary subcutaneous or submuscular implantation and is not intended for use beyond six months. Do not use the ARTOURA® Tissue Expander nor CONTOUR PROFILE® Tissue Expander in patients where an MRI maybe needed. The device could be moved by the MRI causing pain or displacement, potentially resulting in a revision surgery. The incidence of extrusion of the expander has been shown to increase when the expander has been placed in injured areas.

For detailed indications, contraindications, warnings, and precautions associated with the use of all MENTOR® Implantable Devices, which include MENTOR® Saline-filled Implants, MemoryGel® Implants, MemoryShape® Implants, ARTOURA® Expanders, and CONTOUR PROFILE® Expanders, please refer to the Instructions for Use (IFUs) provided with each product.