In our last blog, Mentor® Breast Implant Warranties: Part 1, we discussed the warranties Mentor® offers to patients who receive MemoryGel® or MemoryShape® silicone breast implants. Now, we want to share with you the warranties Mentor® offers to patients who receive its saline-filled breast implants.
Mentor® offers patients two warranties for its saline-filled breast implants: the Standard Advantage Warranty and the Enhanced Advantage Warranty.
In the event of a qualifying deflation (defined as loss of shell integrity) of a Mentor® saline-filled breast implant, Mentor® will replace the product, free of charge, for the lifetime of the patient. The explanted ruptured product must be returned to the Mentor® Product Evaluation Department within 60 days to qualify for the free of charge replacement product.
In the event of a Mentor® saline-filled breast implant failure during the ten years after breast augmentation, Mentor® will cover the cost of a replacement implant plus up to $1,200 to assist with operating room, surgical, and anesthesia costs not covered by insurance. Free contralateral (opposite side) implant replacement is available upon surgeon request.
For patients with saline-filled implants, Mentor® offers an enhanced warranty with a one-time enrollment fee of $100 within 45 days after implantation. The benefits include:
Mentor® will provide replacement of a Mentor® product of any size in the same or similar style as the originally implanted product free of charge for the lifetime of the patient.
In the event of a Mentor® saline-filled breast implant failure during the ten years after breast augmentation, Mentor® will cover the cost of a replacement implant plus up to $2,400 to assist with operating room, surgical, and anesthesia costs not covered by insurance. Free contralateral (opposite side) implant replacement is available upon surgeon request.
While Mentor® offers excellent warranties for their silicone and saline-filled breast implants, they do not cover everything. Here are some examples of what is not covered under Mentor®’s breast implant warranties:
For more information regarding Mentor®’s breast implant warranties, check out their website: www.mentorwwllc.com.
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