Mostly men suffer a thick calf, caused mostly by too much physical training. The calves are visually very different each other, plastic surgery can help, because it is mostly muscle tissue.
Basically is discouraged by an operation, because due to the removal of a muscle, a walking might be possible, even if only a portion of a muscle is to be sacrificed to the aesthetic effect.
The plastic surgeon agrees and the operation is performed, the success can be mostly sustained: A calf reduction can be performed by approx. 5 cm (up to a maximum of 8 cm).
Price - cost in euro:
|Operation kind||usually general anesthesia|
4 Weights approx. 6 cm long (hamstring, knee) to to cut through the muscle and then out-to be able to pull. Only 2 cuts in the hollow of the knee, to dilute the muscle.
|Ability to work||After about 3 weeks. Complaints are twice as long.|
|Risks||an additional skin tightening can later be necessary depending on the age. Motion restriction possible foot|
|Success evaluation||After at least 3 months|
After the surgery:
- immediate light movement of the legs in the hospital
- Compression associations
- approximately 3 months-no sports or other heavy physical work