Calves may seem like an insignificant feature, but for those who have worked long and hard at the gym to acquire the perfect physique without seeing satisfactory results in their calf muscles, this is the final piece to the puzzle. There was no solution until calf implantation was introduced. Calf implantation orginated as a technique in treating patients who had experienced polio, club foot or traumatic defects. However its application today frequently arises out of aesthetic consideration, and is equally appropriate for men and women. Dr. Lorenc has performed calf augmentation since 1989 and is one of the leaders in the field of leg contouring techniques.
Calf contour correction with the use of implants has become a sought after procedure by men and women alike. It improves not only in the volume of the main calf muscle, but also its shape and positioning. Dr. Lorenc will begin by measuring your calves and discussing the variety of options for implant size, shape and positioning. These implants are made of soft, solid silicone and are designed to duplicate the shape of the two sides of the main calf muscle. After conferring with Dr. Lorenc, you will decide which shape, size and location meets your physical ideal.
Dr. Lorenc performs this procedure while you are under twilight anesthesia. A small incision is made in the back of each knee, in the natural crease, and the soft implants are then inserted. After the surgery is completed, a compression sleeve, or garmet, will be placed around each calf. Along with other post-operative care, Dr. Lorenc will recommend that you continue to wear this garmet for several days, and that you wait at least three to four weeks following the procedure before resuming moderate or strenuous exercise. Slight swelling may be present for up to three months but the visible rewards will soon follow.