Calf Implant Surgery
If you aren’t satisfied with your posture while wearing your tights or shorts due to non-proportionate legs or leg defects, it’s time to think about the shape of your calf to make it perfect. In some cases the shape can be achieved with the right exercise and fitness regime, if it isn’t helping, the calf augmentation can make it possible.
Calf implantation surgery can correct the muscle imbalance from physical or birth defects. The calf implant treatment can improve the size and shape of the calf and defines the tone of the lower leg.
Types of implants for Calf implantation
The calf implants used in the surgery are generally made of solid silicone rubber. The shrinking and tightening of the scar tissue around the implant can occur rarely. The solid silicone can be felt as it will place too close to the targeted surface.
The silicon calf implants are asymmetrical in size and one or two implants can be inserted in each leg. The body fat is rarely used for augmenting the areas as it gets absorbed in the area where the implant is placed
Calf Augmentation Surgical Procedure
The patient’s legs will be measured in a preoperative visit in order to determine the right implant and are ordered for the surgery. The surgical procedure can be carried through intravenous sedation under local anesthesia.
The incisions will be made through skin on fascia covering gastrocnemius muscle. Once the tibial nerve got located, the procedure will speed up and the calf implant will get inserted in the targeted area. After the insertion of the implant, the patient’s leg will get examined by the doctor before closing the incision.
Care Before Nose Surgery
- Do not Smoke at least a week before surgery
- Avoid anti-inflammatory drugs
- Stay hydrated before and after the surgery
- It is good to have the necessary blood tests before undergoing Calf implantation surgery.
Care After Nose Surgery
- Do not smoke for at least 2 weeks post-surgery as it might postpone the recovery
- Stay away from exercise for at least 2 weeks
- Do not skip post-surgery visits
- Do not take alcohol after surgery.
- Carefully follow the doctor’s instructions in diet plan and lifestyle for safe recovery.
Frequently asked Questions
Here are a few points that may answer your questions about Rhinoplasty, to help you make an informed decision before opting for it.
Birth defects or diseases, physical injuries can be a direct reason for the non-proportionate calf which looks awkward when wearing shorts or high boxers in both men and women.
Men and Women who are looking to improve the appearance of their calf or the patients who wish to correct the leg defects resulting from injury or by birth are ideal for calf implantation surgery.
Calf implantation can make the lower leg look the same and attractive for both men and women. It corrects the birth defects and physical injury of the lower leg.
The choice of implant material depends on the surgeon’s plan for treatment. Patients can ask the surgeon regarding the same.
The Calf implantation Surgery can take up to two hours to complete and it varies from patient to patient depending upon their condition.
It is an outpatient surgery where patent can go home within a few hours after the surgery.
Any surgery can bring both pros and cons. But, when comes to calf transplantation treatment, patients experience swelling, discomfort in the lower leg and slight bruising after the surgery which will get to normal in a few days.
The lower leg defects will be corrected and hence provide an aesthetic look when wearing high skirts, shorts, and boxers both in men and women.
The calf implantation treatment cost will vary from patient to patient depending on the type of implant and condition of the patient.