Calf Implants in Puerto Vallarta

1 clinic(s) offering Calf Implants treatment in Puerto Vallarta
Elaen Plastic Surgery Center Puerto Vallarta Verified

Elaen Plastic Surgery Center Puerto Vallarta offers patients the latest in medical technology and unsurpassed dedication to patient satisfaction. Our services include plastic surgery for the face, body, and breasts — as well as skin rejuvenation and hair transplantation. Our goal is to continually pursue excellence in plastic surgery and hair loss treatments.

This experience far exceeded my expectations. I had my initial consult on February 23, more out of curiosity than anything, thinking if all went well I could have my surgery the following year when I returned to Mexico. From the moment I walked into the San Javier Hospital I was impressed by the clean, state of the art building design and staff. I saw Dr Alejandro in his clinic on the third floor and he answered all my questions and left it with me to contact his office if I wished to proceed with the surgery. To my surprise the office advised they could do the surgery as early as March 9, when I arrived I was greeted by a team of highly qualified staff, all of whom were friendly and spoke English and made me feel completely comfortable and at ease. I was monitored closely postoperatively and released within five hours of entering the hospital. The recovery has gone well and I saw Dr Alejandro at one week and again at two weeks prior to my return home to Canada. He will continue to follow me via video conference and photos after my return for a period of six months or longer as necessary. I would not hesitate to recommend Elaen Clinic and Dr Alejandro and would not hesitate to return for other procedures.
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What is Calf Augmentation?

Calf implants, also known as calf augmentation, helps improve the contour of the lower leg by creating a suitable balance between the upper and lower leg, and a firm and shapely appearance for individuals who lack calf muscles or want to enhance the outline in their lower legs.

 

Calf implants are also a great solution for people who are bow-legged. In this case, the implants are placed in the inner portion of the lower leg.

 

A Good Candidate for Calf Augmentation

The minimum age requirement for this procedure is 18. It is important that the muscles are fully developed before deciding to undergo the calf augmentation operation.

 

Calf Augmentation Procedure

The first step is a detailed consultation with your surgeon, who will determine the best method that will achieve your desired end results. You doctor will determine whether or not your procedure should be outpatient or inpatient. Calf Implant Surgery is a muscle augmentation procedure. Incisions are made behind the knees for less visibility.

 

Pockets are formed where the silicone implants will be placed. Depending on your desired results and the current shape of your lower leg, an implant will be placed either on the inside, the outside, or both sides of each leg, over your pre-existing calf muscle.

 

The incisions are closed up with dissolving or removable stitches, in which case you may or may not have to return to your hospital or clinic for a follow-up visit to have your stitches removed.

 

Average Duration of Calf Implant Surgery: 1-2 hours