Calf Implants


Calf Implants Calf implant surgery is performed to enlarge the calves, resulting in a more defined and muscular appearance. Most calf implant patients have lower legs that are out of proportion from their upper legs.

Men may be seeking added bulk, while women may desire sexier contours in their lower legs. 

Typical Minimum Cost of Calf Implants (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Calf Implants (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Calf Implants:
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Time Required for Calf Implants:
It may take 1-2 hours to perform calf implant surgery. Time requirements for this surgery, though, can vary between each unique situation.
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Is Calf Implants an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
Calf implant surgery is often performed on an outpatient basis. An inpatient situation may be recommended, for at least one night, in order to provide patients with assistance walking.
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What are the Side Effects of Calf Implants?
Calf implants side effects can include temporary and mild bruising, swelling, fatigue, and weakness. Patients also may experience mild pain and discomfort for a few days, but can easily control it with standard pain medication.
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How Long do Calf Implants results last?
Calf implant results are permanent.
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What is the recovery time for Calf Implants?
Calf implant patients are advised to elevate their legs as much as possible througout the week following surgery

It will be difficult to walk for the first several days of calf implant recovery, so rest is encouraged in this initial stage.

Patients are usually permitted to shower again about 2 days after surgery

Work, if not too strenuous, can usually be resumed about 1 week after surgery, or a bit later in certain situations

It can take about 1-3 weeks of calf implant recovery to be back to fluid and unsupported walking
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Will my insurance company cover Calf Implants?
Because of the cosmetic nature of calf implants, insurance usually does not apply.
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Is there much discomfort for Calf Implants?
After calf implant surgery, pain and discomfort can be controlled with standard pain medication, but will call for plenty of rest.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Calf Implants?
The calf implant anesthesia is usually local with sedation, but general anesthesia is often opted for.
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What else can I combine Calf Implants with?
For enhanced results, calf implant surgery can be combined with:
Tummy Tuck
Buttock Lift
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What else is Calf Implants referred to as?
Calf Augmentation. Calf Enlargement. Calf Enhancement.
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