Advancements in qualities of breast implants in recent years have made breast augmentation the number one plastic surgery procedure in the US. One of the leading manufacturers of breast implants in the country is Allergan, Inc. The company reassures patients seeking breast implants about the quality and reliability by way of offering some good warranty programs.
Capsular contracture is an inherent risk that exists in both silicone gel and saline filled breast implants. Allergan’s silicone gel implants such as Natrelle are covered under a comprehensive warranty. The Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery (VIPS), led by board certified plastic surgeons, provides breast implant surgery to patients in Richmond, Virginia, and surrounding communities across the horizon.
Risk Cover for Natrelle Gel Implants
Allergan offers a free warranty of 10 years for all Natrelle Gel breast implants for capsular contracture (Baker Grade III/IV). The warranty is applicable to both first time patients of breast implant plastic surgery as well as repeat patents. The moment a patient has chosen Natrelle Gel implants, she will automatically get enrolled in the 10-year warranty program at no extra charge.
Premier Warranty Benefits
The warranty program that covers Natrelle Gel breast implants is called ConfidencePlus Premier. The distinctive feature of this program is that it is the first and only warranty that offers free replacement of breast implants for up to 10 years in the event of capsular contracture (Baker Grade III/IV) for all Natrelle Gel implants. If the patient wants to have her implants replaced within the warranty period, she also gets the privilege to select any Natrelle style implant within a comparable size range.
Additional benefits of the ConfidencePlus Premier program include:
- Lifetime product replacement for all types of implants in case of implant rupture or deflation
- Financial assistance up to $3500 for 10 years in case of implant rupture for Natrelle Gel implants
- If the patient chooses to upgrade to ConfidencePlus Premier program, financial assistance up to $2400 for 10 years in case of implant deflation for Natrelle saline implants
Lifetime Product Warranty
Patients who have chosen specific types of Natrelle style silicone gel or saline filled implants are assured of a lifetime product warranty from the manufacturer. The age of implant is immaterial to the warranty, and the manufacturer will replace the product if it gets deflated or ruptured due to loss of shell integrity.
The patient may request, through her surgeon, for any Natrelle style breast implant to replace her existing Natrelle style implant as long as the replacement is of a similar size.
Warranty for Saline Implants
For a patient who selects Natrelle saline filled implants, Allergan will enroll her in the ConfidencePlus Standard warranty program automatically. There is no additional charge for this warranty. Saline implants are also covered under the lifetime product replacement warranty in a situation where the breast implant gets deflated because of a loss of shell integrity.
Fundamental and prolific plastic surgeons at VIPS receive patients from Richmond, Virginia, and other cities and suburbs in The Old Dominion for breast implant surgery and various other cosmetic procedures.
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