Improve Appearance of Lower Legs with Calf Implant Surgery
Calf augmentation with the help of implants is a surgical process that helps in enhancing lower portion of the legs. Some people have thin or underdeveloped calf naturally and despite taking good diet and following exercises, their legs remain small. Moreover in some patients lower legs get shrunk due to disease or injury. So, in order to correct the resultant deformity, calf augmentation surgery is performed. Around the globe, many people opt for the surgery purely for cosmetic reasons and head towards Dubai, UAE for getting the best results. If you are also considering calf augmentation surgery in Dubai, Dr. Babak Hatami’s clinic is the best place to bank upon.
Procedure of Calf Augmentation Surgery
Solid Silicone and Silicone Gel Implants are two kinds of implants used for performing the calf augmentation surgery. During the initial visit of patients, medical health of patients along with legs are measures to identify which implants work best for them. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia and gets completed within the time span of two-three hours. Patients are advised to lie down on operating table with their face down. A small incision is made at the back of the knee. Then, a salient nerve is located by the surgeon for creating snug pocket between muscles and fascia. In this pocket, implant is inserted and incisions are closed with sutures.
Being considered as low-risk procedure, Calf implant surgery solely aims at restoring normal or aesthetical appearance of calves, not result in improving leg functionality.
Post-operative care in calf implant surgery
Patients undergoing calf implant surgery at Dr. Babak Hatami’s Dubai based clinic need to follow certain instructions as a part of the post-operative care. They need to keep their legs elevated for 24-48 hours to get rid of swelling. Medications need to be taken for prescribed time frame. Short walks should be encouraged. Strenuous activities like running, bicycling, etc., are strictly avoid for 2-3 months.
Cost Involved in Calf Augmentation Surgery
Several factors determine the cost of calf augmentation surgery like type of implant, the plastic surgeon chosen by patients for performing the surgery, etc. It is due to this reason the cost of the surgery may vary from one clinic to another in Dubai. However, if you chose experienced and board-certified surgeons like Dr. Babak Hatami, the results obtained after the surgery will definitely outweigh the cost.
If you think you really need the surgery for cosmetic or genuine reasons, do not make delay in taking opinion from the experienced surgeon. He will let you know in first visit only whether you really need the surgery or any alternative treatment will solve your problem. So, do not feel hitch in discussing your entire medical history with him and get to know everything about the calf implant surgery.