calf augmentation

calf augmentation

The placement of a silicone implant in the lower leg to enhance appearance without improving function of the calf muscle.
 
Indications
Traumatic or disease-related tissue loss; naturally thin or underdeveloped calves despite exercise or diet; cosmetic—women may want only the medial or inner leg filled out; body builders may want the inner and outer lower leg filled out.
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A study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, the official publication of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), showed that fat grafting for correction of slender calves, (either for purely cosmetic purposes or for discrepancies in appearance between legs due to deformities, infections, or trauma,) is a viable alternative to traditional implant-based calf augmentation.
Over a 5-year period, 13 patients underwent calf augmentation and reshaping with autologous fat grafting.
The least popular procedures nationwide were: pectoral implants (317), calf augmentation (405) and buttock implants (1,149).
CALF AUGMENTATION -The Stem Cell Lift[R] sculpts the legs and can add volume to calves to enhance their size and enhance their shape.