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Will Allergan pay for implant replacement?

Will Allergan pay for implant replacement?

Your plastic surgeon will request your replacement implants from Allergan on your behalf. Are surgery fees covered? No. As part of this program, Allergan will not be providing surgical fee assistance.

How long are breast implants under warranty?

A basic 10-year limited warranty, which includes $3,500 toward corrective surgery. A replacement implant if capsular contracture occurs. An optional extended warranty as available for purchase if you desire more coverage.

Is there a recall on Natrelle breast implants?

Allergan has notified the FDA that it will recall its BIOCELL textured breast implants and tissue expanders from the global market. The FDA’s analysis was attributed to a new worldwide reported total of 573 unique BIA-ALCL cases including 33 patient deaths.

How long do natrelle implants last?

about eight to ten years
Like all implants, Natrelle implants have been proven to last about eight to ten years. The lifetime of breast implants is nearly universal, regardless of whether they are saline or silicone. Likewise, the different brands of each type of implant also have about the same lifetime.

How long do Allergan implants last?

The average saline or silicone implants may last anywhere from 10 to 20 years. However, many are removed sooner due to complications or cosmetic concerns. Up to 20 percent of people have their implants removed or replaced within 8 to 10 years. Wondering if it’s time to have yours replaced?

Which breast implant has the best warranty?

The Sientra Warranty is the Best in the Industry

  • Lifetime: FREE implant replacement if your implant ruptures.
  • 20 Year: Up to $5,000 for uncovered fees and costs due to implant rupture.
  • 20 Year: FREE implant replacement for complications of capsular contracture (Baker Grade III/IV), late forming seroma and double capsule.

Do my breast implants have a warranty?

The most likely warranty scenario you will encounter is an leaking breast implant 10 years or more after your breast augmentation. In this situation, all four manufacturer’s standard warranties will provide you with a replacement implant plus an additional one if needed, for the other breast.