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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 NameContact Information
Allergan, Inc. (formerly Inamed)
P.O. Box 19534
Irvine, CA  92623
Phone: 714-246-4500; 800-433-8871
Fax: 714-246-6987
Website: medical_aesthetics/breast_aesthetics.htm
Ideal Implant Incorporated
5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 900
Dallas, Texas 75244
Phone: 214-492-2500
Mentor World Wide LLC
201 Mentor Drive
Santa Barbara, CA  93111
Phone: 805-827-6000; 800-525-0245
Sientra, Inc.
P.O. Box 1490
Santa Barbara, CA 93116-1490
Phone: 888-708-0808

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Additional Resources for Breast Implants and Related Topics

Organization NameContact Information
Institute of MedicinePhone: 202-334-2000
National Cancer InstitutePhone: 800-4-CANCER (422-7237)
National Women’s Health Information CenterPhone: 800-944-9662
Office of Research on Women’s
Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Phone: 301-402-1770
American Cancer SocietyPhone: 800-227-2345
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)Website:
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.Website:
National Research Center for Women and
Phone: 202-223-4000
National Organization for WomenPhone: 202-628-8669
Susan G. Komen for the CurePhone: 1-877-465-6636
Society for Women’s Health ResearchPhone: 202-223-8224

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FDA/CDRH Consumer Affairs Staff

The Consumer Affairs Staff at FDA’s Office of Communication and Education (OCE), Divison of Industry and Consumer Education (DICE) answers consumer questions on breast implants and other medical device issues.

The Consumer Affairs Staff at OCE 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.


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FDA Breast Implant Panel Information


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