To whom is it addressed?
There are 2 scenarios:
A flagrant imbalance between a rather well shaped thigh, a little round and a leg that is too thin, not very muscular; it's about women, most often, desperate to get no results after many bodybuilding sessions.
A "body building" type research and the desire to present a powerful, well tapered leg
What are the possible actions to shape the calves?
You should know that calf muscles are almost impossible to develop by natural bodybuilding methods, patients often arrive discouraged after having cycled or run for hours without any results. of very cohesive silicone gel prostheses remains the good and easy solution to the problem. It is possible to put one or two implants per calf, depending on the desired effect. In the case of a double implantation, it will be carried out in 2 stages. The increase in tension in the leg during the placement of 2 prostheses at once is dangerous due to the risk of compression it entails. No other surgical method has been validated to date.
How are calf prostheses fitted?
It consists of a 4 cm incision, behind the knee, in the fold, to slide in a detachment under the muscle envelopes, an elongated oval or asymmetrical drop-shaped implant. Several models exist depending on each case.
Type of anesthesia and duration of hospitalization
You have the choice between general anesthesia and an epidural. Hospitalization is 12 to 24 hours.
What type of anesthesia can be used and what is the length of hospitalization?
The anesthesia will most often be general. In some cases, an epidural anesthesia will be proposed. A stay of 1 to 5 days in the clinic is to be expected, which varies according to the extent of the surgical procedure.
How long does the operation last?
The procedure lasts about 3/4 hour.
What are the postoperative consequences?
They are simple and not very restrictive.
Getting up and walking around from the first day under cover of a preventive treatment for phlebitis.
Driving prohibited 10 days.
Sport prohibited for 2 months.
To promote healthy healing of the operated areas, certain precautions must be observed: