This medical video focuses on safer implants for those who have suffered and recovered from breast Cancer.
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Jennifer Matthews: Myrna Perez worked out and stayed in shape. Still, she wished her body was different. Myrna Perez: I was just a little imbalanced. So I just needed that extra curve, the extra curves. Jennier Matthews: As a 32 AA, Myrna wanted more, but was worried about the rumored dangers of standard silicone implants. Myrna Perez: It was just a scary thought, just because of everything that had happened with silicone. Jennifer Matthews: Dr. William P. Adams offered her a new type of silicone implant. William P. Adams, Jr.: There's been about 700,000 patients that have gotten the cohesive gel implant internationally over the past seven years, and the data thus far has been very favorable. Jennifer Matthews: The new implant is now the most popular type in Europe and South America. With these implants, the silicone is in a cohesive form. William P. Adams, Jr.: If we cut the implant in half, it's almost like a Jell-O form where it doesn't move out or flow out of the implant. Jennifer Matthews: If it were to rupture, Dr. Adams believes the silicone would stay in one area and could easily be removed. Myrna was hesitant at first, but now is confident about her decision. Myrna Perez: Just like Lasik or lip gloss. You add things on, it's just another cosmetic. Everything worked out perfectly now. This was the best decision I ever made. Jennifer Matthews: And she's confident she chose the safest option. This is Jennifer Matthews reporting.