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Macrolane Vs Calf Implants

Which is better between Macrolane or calf implants? I am aware that Macrolane is safer, but it does not last and I'm thinking if it shifts. What would results of the two look like?

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Calf enhancement

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You may wish to consider autologous fat transfers as an alternative to calf implants. Fat grafting can be a permanent solution to areas where patients want more contouring and can avoid problems with implants.

Steven Williams, MD
Tri Valley Plastic Surgery


San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

Calf implants are safe and easy.

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Silicone calf implants are placed through a small incision in the crease behind the knee. There are 2 per side but only one incision is necessary. The pain is modest. The legs need to be elevated as much as possible for a few days and compressive stockings are worn for a few weeks.

I can't see any reason for an injectable. If you don't like the implants (which take about 30 minutes or so to put in) they can be easily removed.

Vincent N. Zubowicz, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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