Liposuction of the calves can be performed, but an examination will be necessary to determine if you are a suitable candidate. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
I Have Very Large Calves, is There Anyway to Reduce Them? I Can't Find Boots to Fit!
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Yes, liposuction is the gold standard for treatment of large calves. Patients often complain of being unable to fit into boots, and liposuction of the calves is the best way to fix this.
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Calves and ankles do great with micro cannula liposculpture.
Liposuction of the calves and ankles do great and must be done by a skilled surgeon. It is done under local tumescent liposuction with micro canulas for roughly $4-5,000 on special and is so worth it. Sincerely,
Get smaller calves
Yes. These are the 2 great ways to reduce your calves - ballet dancing and liposuction.
Liposuction works very well. A few things to know:
- the surgeon needs to be careful - removing too much will leave skin loose.
- it hurts more than most liposuction - you'll be out of commission for 10 - 14 days.
- you need to wear compression stockings for 6 weeks.
- if possible, rent an alternating compression device from your pharmacy to use on your legs. It reduces swelling and the risk of blood clots.
Hope this helps!
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