What is the best thing to do about my skinny legs? I’ve always had them and they are literally extremely skinny. Should I consider Fat Grafting on my legs or put implants on them?
How Can I Correct my Skinny Legs?
Doctor Answers (4)
Fat transfer or fat injections not good for skinny legs.
Fat transfer or fat injections is completely experimental and I don't recommend it for skinny legs. Implants are a horrible idea. I am sorry to tell you there is no good safe surgical solution for this. You will seldom hear a cosmetic surgeon say this!
Skinny leg correction the old fashioned way
At the risk of being stripped of my plastic surgeon credentials, I would spend the money on a trainer at the gym. Neither implants or fat grafting will likely give you the results you seek. A workout regimen focusing on your legs will give you better definition and more bulk.
How Can I Correct my Skinny Legs
There is no good way to correct skinny legs except with exercise and muscle building. Fat grafting and implants are not necessarily an ideal solution.
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Both options valid, depends on what you need
Very good question.
As you mentioned the two available options are implants & fat grafting. I have used both options. The implant option is a simple straight forward answer for a patient with unilateral leg atrophy.The muscle in the back of the leg was deficient and this was an ideal answer.
Fat grafting works better for a circumferential correction (all around the leg); it requires more work, but it works well.
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