Me and the Girls: Pam Cerceo
It took about four months for the expanders to gradually be filled to the
right size, followed by an operation to take out the expanders and replace them
with silicone implants.
"It was so much simpler than I thought it was going to be," Cerceo says. "I
would definitely do it all over again."
Cerceo says she's "very pleased" with her new breasts. "I really do think I
look better after than I did before."
"I think it's up to everybody, individually, what they want," Cerceo says.
"Some people don't even want any reconstruction."
Cerceo hasn't decided yet if she'll get more surgery to create a "nipple" on
her reconstructed breasts. "I'm not even sure I'm going to have it done. I
haven't decided ... that can be done anytime," Cerceo says.
Her advice about breast reconstruction: "Be as informed as you can. And don't
worry about the outcome, because the outcomes are great. You can go online and
get pictures and see what people look like."
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