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Calf Implants Surgery

Calf Implants

Calf Implants SurgeryCalf implants plastic surgery can be useful for enlarging underdeveloped or small calves. This procedure is a safe and effective way for increasing the size of your calves. Calf augmentation is a less invasive procedure of acquiring toned and balanced lower legs. It involves inserting silicone gel or solid silicone implants within the contours of the lower legs.

The surgery is recommended by surgeons to improve “chicken legs” appearance. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon provides calf implants surgery to patients in Dallas, Frisco, Sherman, Texas, and surrounding locations.

Who is a Candidate for Calf Implants?

Men and women seeking to improve the appearance of their lower leg and in general good health make suitable candidates for calf augmentation. They may want the surgery for restorative or cosmetic purposes. Patients may require calf implants surgery for correcting the loss of mass in their lower legs after infection, disease, or a congenital illness.

Calf implants can be offered as a restorative procedure in such instances to regain symmetry and balance between both legs. Candidates may seek calf augmentation procedure for cosmetic purposes as well. This is especially true for men and women that have underdeveloped calves or are naturally skinny.

Pre-Operative Consultation

Calf enhancement cosmetic surgery involving implants is considered less invasive with low risk profile and high satisfaction rates. The entire process takes between two and three hours from the start to finish. The overall invasiveness of the procedure greatly depends on the surgical technique used by the cosmetic surgeon.

Your plastic surgeon will discuss various options during the pre-operative consultation. They will also discuss the exact or estimated costs of implants and limitations of the procedure. Your surgeon may discuss the pros and cons of various other alternatives as well, such as regular exercise, lower body muscle training, and calf augmentation with fat grafting.

The surgeon will identify the best technique for performing calf augmentation with implant surgery after assessing your goals and requirements with the anatomy of your calves.

You should discuss and decide on the following with your surgeon during the initial discussion:

  • Implant material (solid silicone implants or silicone gel implants)
  • Implant size
  • Implant location (lateral or medial calves)
  • Implant placement (or between the fascia tissue and the gastrocnemius muscle or under the gastrocnemius muscle)
  • Incision location

Calf Implant Surgery Procedure

The surgeon will administer general anesthesia and make a small incision to begin the procedure. The incision is typically made on the back of the knee. This incision will be used to insert the implant under the gastrocnemius muscle or between the fascia tissue and the gastrocnemius muscle.

The cosmetic surgeon will then suture the incision and wrap the area in compression garment. You would be required to wear this for the first 7 – 10 days after the surgery. You would be sent home after the surgery since this is an outpatient procedure. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon receives patients from Dallas, Frisco, Sherman, Texas, and nearby areas for calf implants surgery and various other surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Schedule a Consultation with Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr.  Solomon

For more information on Plastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Medical Spa Procedures and Treatments in Offices in Dallas, Frisco, Sherman, Texas and surrounding areas please contact the offices of Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon by clicking here or calling 214-983-0213.

Serving patients in Highland park, University Park, Preston Hollow, McKinney, Prosper, Allen, Southlake, Denton, Irving, Flower mound, Little Elm, Fort Worth, Texas and surrounding areas.

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