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Breast Implant Resource Groups

This page suggests other resources for more information on breast implant issues. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of breast implant resource groups.

This information is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by the FDA of the information or recommendation that a group provides. The FDA is not responsible for the content of individual group webpages found at any of the links below.

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Manufacturers of Approved U.S. Breast Implants

Company Name Contact Information
Allergan, Inc. (formerly Inamed)
P.O. Box 19534
Irvine, CA  92623
Phone: 714-246-4500; 800-433-8871
Fax: 714-246-6987
Website: http://www.allergan.com/treatments/ medical_aesthetics/breast_aesthetics.htm
Mentor World Wide LLC
201 Mentor Drive
Santa Barbara, CA  93111
Phone: 805-827-6000; 800-525-0245
Website: http://www.mentorwwllc.com/global-us/Consumers.aspx
Sientra, Inc.
P.O. Box 1490
Santa Barbara, CA 93116-1490
Phone: 888-708-0808
Website: http://www.sientra.com

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Additional Resources for Breast Implants and Related Topics

Organization Name Contact Information
Institute of Medicine Phone: 202-334-2000
Website: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/1999/Safety-of-Silicone-Breast-Implants.aspx
National Cancer Institute Phone: 800-4-CANCER (422-7237)
Website: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast
National Women’s Health Information Center Phone: 800-944-9662
Website: http://www.womenshealth.gov
Office of Research on Women’s
Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Phone: 301-402-1770
Website: http://orwh.od.nih.gov
American Cancer Society Phone: 800-227-2345
Website: http://www.cancer.org
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery (ASAPS)
Website: http://www.surgery.org
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Website: http://www.plasticsurgery.org
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. Website: http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org
National Research Center for Women and
Families
Phone: 202-223-4000
Email: info@center4research.org
Website: http://www.center4research.org
National Organization for Women Phone: 202-628-8669
Email: now@now.org
Website: http://www.now.org/
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Phone: 1-877-465-6636
Website: http://ww5.komen.org
Society for Women’s Health Research Phone: 202-223-8224
Website: http://www.womenshealthresearch.org

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FDA/CDRH Consumer Affairs Staff

The Consumer Affairs Staff at FDA’s Office of Communication, Education, and Radiation Programs (OCER) answers consumer questions on breast implants and other medical device issues.

The Consumer Affairs Staff at OCER is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (ET).

To contact the Consumer Affairs staff, use one of the following options:

Phone: 301-796-7100 or 1-800-638-2041

  • To speak to a Consumer Affairs Specialist during business hours, press 1.
  • To request information outside of business hours, please leave a message at the prompt.

Fax: 301-847-8149

Email: DSMICA@fda.hhs.gov

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FDA Breast Implant Panel Information

 

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