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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 available from your surgeon or on line at www.mentorwwllc.com. For more complete safety information click here.