Location: Missouri
Member since 5/18/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Skinniest Calves/Shins/Ankles, Underwent Fat Grafting Today! - New York, NY

Hey guys, so quick summary followed by my surgery outcome, ive had the skinniest calves/ankles/shins imaginable ever since i was born. I specifically noticed it in 5th grade and through middle school when the entire playground would make fun of me when i wore shorts. I still remember the last day I wore shorts to school, in 8th grade. Since then Ive gone through high school, undergrad, medical... READ MORE

Questions from Shwinnster

What Can Be Done About Extremely Thin Legs?

I have the skinniest legs imaginable. I am certain it is a genetic condition in my family because my dad, brother and first cousin (all males) have the same problem. I know... READ MORE

Is Fat Grafting for Skinny Legs (Calves, Shins, Ankles) a Reasonable Option? (photo)

Attached are my photos-I have extremely thin and skeletal legs, and i have a LOT of fat in my upper body. I have researched and found a doctor with extensive experience since... READ MORE

How Far Can Medial Sub-fascial Calf Implants Extend into the Lower Leg? (photo)

Theoretically since the implant is above the muscle and below the fascia, would it be possible to extend the implant into the lower leg/shin area, going beyond the confines of... READ MORE

Recent comments from Shwinnster

Hey! i just posted a new update below. check it out READ COMMENT

No compression for me. I asked my surgeon this and he told me he didn't like I use it because the fat is still fragile until it develops a blood supply so u don't want to put extra pressure and compress it. I had just 4 band aids, two... READ COMMENT

I was given iv sedation with versed I believe. Some fat was put directly into the calf muscle but most went over the surface where it has the greatest ability to show. READ COMMENT

It feels the same as other fat on my body, there is no way anyone other than you can tell. There are no lumps or ridges. I'm actually not sure how long be procedure was. One second I was talking to the anesthesiologist and seemed like... READ COMMENT