MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implants, MemoryShape® Breast Implants, and Saline-filled Breast Implants are indicated for breast augmentation – in women who are at least 22 years old for MemoryGel® Implants and MemoryShape® Implants, and at least 18 years old for Saline Breast 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.
The most common complications with MemoryGel® Implants, MemoryShape® Implants, and Saline-filled Breast Implants include reoperation, capsular contracture, asymmetry, breast pain, implant removal, wrinkling, ptosis, and implant rupture and deflation. Detailed information regarding the risks and benefits associated with MemoryGel® Implants and MemoryShape® Implants is provided in patient brochures that should be given to your patients. These are delivered with the product and are available on line at www.mentorwwllc.com. For more complete safety information click here.