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Is Hydrogel or PMMA Safe to Use on the Calves, Lower Legs and Ankles to Make Them Bigger?

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Calf implants for calf augmentation


Biogel or Biopolymer can cause secondary problems and thus I would avoid these as alternatives to calf implants.

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 46 reviews



Absolutely positively not ever never too  many problems! Not FDA approved. Legs do well with calf implants.

James Apesos, MD
Dayton Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews



Hydrogel  is not approved in the US.

Many problems have been reported with hydrogel in Europe and Japan.

Consider fat transfer

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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