Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Toggle navigation

UK

Which Breast Implant Product Should I Choose?

Personal factors may include implant appearance and feel. You may also want to understand the safety of an implant. Your surgeon is best placed to talk through your options and tailor an approach best suited for you.

Let’s look at some options in the MENTOR® range.

What is a Breast Tissue Expander?

Expanders create a space by stretching the tissue and preparing your skin to accommodate the implant at the time of exchange.

What is a Breast Tissue Expander

During your breast reconstruction procedure, your surgeon will insert a tissue expander with a port and gradually fill it with sterile saline fluid over several months (not beyond six months). Your breast tissue expands to fit the space.

What is a Breast Implant

Once your breast tissue reaches the appropriate size, your surgeon will replace the expander with the implant.

References

1. Design Requirements Matrix, A. Martin, Document number: 1228 

2. Positioning Assessment for Tissue Expanders, Trinity Partners ‐ Global Life Sciences Consulting, 2011 

3. Design Verification Report for Next Generation Tissue Expander‐Comfort (Mentor Breast Tissue Expander, CPX4), Alisha Martin et al, R&D , 2012, OTHER0003987 

4. Design Validation Report Next Generation Tissue Expander‐Comfort (CPX4), Alisha Martin et al., R&D , 2012, DVCR0000057 

 

© Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd, 2020. 

 

140736-200519 UK