Ankle swelling and liposuction
Ankle swelling is unlikeey to be improved with liposuction and at least temporarily will worsen it.
It is a difficult area to liposuction safely with good results.
Mesotherapy in the ankle has risks as well - because of the blood vessels, tendons and nerves in the area.
I suggest you consult in person a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to see if what, if anything can be done. You need a personal examination to answer your questions. Best wishes.
Liposuction for Thick Ankles
Stubborn fat in the calves and ankles or “cankles” can be
difficult to improve with just diet and exercise and patients who experiences
this can benefit from liposuction. Calf and ankle liposuction can be performed
as an outpatient procedure in a fully accredited ambulatory surgery facility
with "twilight" anesthesia administered by a board certified anesthesiologist.
I use several innovative forms of liposuction, including SmartLipo, in order to
contour and resculpture the calves and ankles while providing the most
beautiful results with minimal scarring. SmartLipo, used in combination with
other forms of liposuction or alone, is a procedure that uses laser light to
liquefy fat and tighten the surrounding skin. It involves less downtime and
side-effects than traditional liposuction and is particularly good for small
areas of fat deposits like the ankles. Liposuction works best on patients who
are of relatively average weight, but who need help with a problem area. No,
reshaping your body isn’t as easy as going to the beauty parlor. Surgery is
never 100% risk free and the healing process requires patience and
Cankles respond great to liposuction with the micro canulas and is done under local.
Cankles do respond well to liposuction when done under local and with the micro cannulas. cost is roughly $4500 on special and so worth it. sincerely, david Hansen,md
Liposuction of the ankle should be done cautiously
Heavy ankles are not necessarily the product of excess fat. In the occasional situation where it is. Liposuction can be beneficial but must be done carefully and with very regimented postoperative care.
There are no good solution for thick ankles. Liposuction is a bad idea for ankles. This will only lead to more leg swelling and problems.
Earl Stephenson, Jr, MD, DDS,FACS
- Cankles can be treated quite effectively with liposuction. It is important to keep your legs wrapped and elevated for an extended period postoperatively. I would suggest that you consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon so that he can evaluate your legs and suggest the most appropriate treatment options