Breast Implant Warranty Information

For women considering breast augmentation, it often comes as a surprise that breast implant manufacturers offer warranties on breast implant warranty
their implants. Knowing this information can provide a sense of comfort and relief during the decision making process.

Here is an overview of the warranty information for the two leading breast implant manufacturers, Allergan and Mentor.


Implants Covered Under Warranty:

Natrelle® Saline and Silicone breast implants listed below and implanted in the United States on or after November 1, 2014 are eligible for coverage under the Allergan ConfidencePlus® warranty.

Natrelle INSPIRA® Round Gel Breast Implants
Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Breast Implants
Natrelle® Classic Round Gel Breast Implants
Natrelle® Saline-Filled Breast Implants

Natrelle Silicone Gel Implant Warranty: Confidence Plus® Warranty

  • Automatically enrolled at no cost
  • FREE implant replacement for 10 years in the event of capsular contracture (Baker Grade III/IV)
  • Lifetime product replacement in the event of implant rupture or deflation
  • Financial assistance up to $3500 for 10 years in the event of a rupture

Natrelle Saline Filled Implant Warranty: Confidence Standard Warranty

  • Automatically enrolled at no cost
  • Lifetime product replacement in the event of an implant rupture or deflation
*Patients can upgrade to the Confidence Plus Warranty within 45 days of surgery for a fee of $200*
Upgrade includes up to $2400 financial assistance in the event of a rupture/deflation up to 10 years.

About the Lifetime product warranty for both saline and silicone implants –

Automatically applies to all patients implanted with certain Natrelle® style saline- and silicone-filled breast implant products (see list above)

Regardless of the age of the implant, Allergan provides product replacement in the event of a deflation or rupture due to loss of shell integrity

At the request of your surgeon, any Natrelle® style* breast implant may be selected to replace your current Natrelle® style breast implant (replacement implant must be of a comparable size)

*complete warranty details including can be found by visiting Allergan’s website. 


All Mentor® saline filled implants implanted in the United States or Puerto Rico after May 1, 2005 are covered.

Mentor® Saline Filled Implant Warranty: Standard Advantage 

  • Automatically enrolled free of charge
  • Lifetime product replacement for rupture/deflation at no additional charge unless new implant is a different style which costs more than the original implant.
  • Coverage up to 10 years with up to $1200 financial assistance towards operating room, anesthesia, and surgical charges not covered by insurance
  • Free contralateral replacement (no-deflated side) if recommended by your surgeon

 Enhanced Saline Warranty 

Can be purchased for a fee of $100 within 45 days of surgery. Includes all of the benefits listed above, but the financial assistance increases to $2400.

Mentor Silicone Gel Implant Warranty (includes Shaped): Standard

  • Automatically enrolled free of charge
  • Free lifetime product replacement (some restrictions apply)
  • Up to $3500 financial assistance for a rupture only – to be used towards operating room, anesthesia, and surgical cost not covered by insurance
  • Contralateral replacement allowed
  • 3 year warranty for capsular contracture (Baker III/IV), double capsule, late forming seroma (>12 months)
  • Patients can upgrade to Mentor’s Enhanced Warranty plan for a fee of $200. Must be purchased within 45 days of surgery.

Enhanced Silicone Warranty

Everything included above, but warranty is for 10 years instead of 3 years and there is up to $3500 financial assistance for capsular contracture, double capsule, late forming seroma.

For full details about Mentor’s warranty programs, please visit their website here. 






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