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I Had Silicone Implants in my Calves. I Had an Accident and Broke my Upper Leg. Since then I Don't Have a Calf. What Now?

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Calves disappeared after leg fracture

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Thank you for your calf implant question.

  • I am sorry you broke your leg.
  • I am not sure whether your implants were removed as the result of the fracture
  • Or if you have muscle wasting from immobilization for the thigh fracture.
  • If your implants are in place, your calf muscle bulk should return with physical therapy
  • It will take at least a year for the muscle bulk to return, 
  • If the calf implants are gone, they can be replaced once your leg fracture had healed.
  • If your muscle doesn't bulk up after a year of exercise, you may need larger implants.
  • See a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes.


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Calf implants

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If you are fully recovered from your broken leg than it may be possible to replace the calf implant.  Make sure to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in this procedure.  Glad to help...RAS

Ryan Stanton, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 24 reviews

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