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New Silicone Gel Breast Implant Approved by the FDA

Mentor’s Memory Shape Breast Implant

Date: June 13, 2013

  • FDA announced it’s approval on June 14, 2013
  • These are manufactured in the USA by Mentor Worldwide LLC
  • It is called the Memory Shape breast implant
  • More silicone cross linking
  • Firmer
  • FDA approved for women at least 22 years old for breast augmentation
  • For Breast reconstruction it would be for any age.
  • Post approval studies are pending for Mentor.
  • Teardrop shaped breast implants

With this breast implant approved there are now five FDA approved silicone gels implants manufactured by Allergan, Sientra, and Mentor.

From the Mentor website

  • The implant features SILTEX (R) Texture, a gentle imprinting of the surface to keep the breast implants in place.
  • Thinner on top of the implant and thicker on the bottom, creating the tear drop shape in this breast implant.

Other breast implant webpages


Consider a breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Tammy Wu.

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