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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The least popular procedures nationwide were: pectoral implants (317), calf augmentation (405) and buttock implants (1,149).