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Calf Implants in Mexico

The calves have always played an important role in bodily expression and sensuality. Calf implant surgery in Mexico is designed to add volume in the area of the calf muscles in the legs, thus enhancing the form and shape in this area for either men or women.

Calf implant surgery in Mexico will simulate the natural development of the muscles in the leg (calf muscles) using silicone implant that are soft but very durable to ultimately give a natural look. 

Calf implant surgery in Mexico is less common than breast implant, perhaps because the population is generally unaware that there is an option to increase the volume of the calves. Calf implant in Mexico is a quick and simple surgery that can be combined with other procedures.

Reveerts Approach to Calf Implant Surgery Mexico

During your calf implant surgery consultation in Mexico, one of our dedicated plastic surgeons will evaluate your overall health and will also conduct a thorough assessment of the legs. Your assigned plastic surgeon will discuss your expectations of calf implant in Mexico and determine if you have realistic expectations before you proceed with your calf implant surgery in Mexico.

Patients with thin legs due to a disease, injury, accident or genetics are good candidates for calf implant in Mexico. Calf implant in Mexico is also suitable for people who- despite a regular exercise are unable to increase the volume of their calves to their satisfaction. There are several types of calf implants available at Reveert, which will be discussed with you in order to help you make an educated decision about which type of calf implant procedure is best suited for your medical condition.

Prior to your calf implant in Mexico, your Reveert surgeon will run a number of medical examinations on you to determine your health status. These pre-surgery examinations comprise of lab work and a preoperative cardiac evaluation.

We will take before photos to best assess the areas of concern and will further advise on the calf implant procedures, details about your calf implant surgery in Mexico, including the location of the incisions, risks of calf implant surgery, pre-operative and post-operative care in Mexico, as well as recovery time of calf implant.   

Following the calf implant surgery discussion in Mexico, we will schedule your calf implant surgery date and you will be given the necessary information to prepare.

Preparing for Calf Implant Surgery Mexico

One Month before Calf Implant Surgery Mexico
Stop taking medicines such as Aspirin and Vitamin E
If applicable, stop smoking completely

One Week before Calf Implant Surgery Mexico
Attend pre surgical consultation, including taking of photographs
Complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation
Receive post-operative indications

One Day before Calf Implant Surgery Mexico
Do not ingest any food or drink after the time advised by your surgeon
Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and clothing, specifically clothing that zips or buttons

Morning of Calf Implant Surgery Mexico
Shower or bathe normally
Do not use gel or any other product on the hair
Do not use makeup, facial creams or body lotions

Calf Implant Surgery Mexico Aftercare

You will be given all medical garments and medicine which will include pain medication, anti-inflammatories and antibiotics.

It is important to have someone with you the first 24 to 48 hours of calf implant surgery in Mexico, as you may feel weak or sleepy and may require help getting out of bed, a light diet is best for one day after surgery. 

Any movements should be delicate and subtle. You should avoid make extensive efforts that may put a strain on your legs. You must use compression stockings which are placed immediately upon completion of surgery. You must use these stockings night and day for 2 weeks, which may be removed to shower.  After 2 weeks from calf implant surgery in Mexico, your Reveert surgeon be will decide if you need to continue wearing the compression stockings.

It is important to maintain a healthy diet. You should also abstain from eating fatty or spicy foods, in order to avoid digestion problems. 

Staying well hydrated is important as you will be taking antibiotics, analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications for a period of 7 to 10 days after your calf implant surgery in Mexico. Avoid being in hot or unventilated areas as this can increase swelling.  Most patients experience muscle discomfort about 7 to 10 days after the calf implant surgery, so it is very important to take your medication on schedule.

Risks and Side Effects of Calf Implant Surgery Mexico

The most common risks of body lift surgery in Mexico are indicated in patients who smoke. Age (patients over 40 years) contributes to the associated risks of calf implant surgery.

Risks of calf implant in Mexico may also include seroma, hematoma and irregular positioning of the implant. 

Another risk factor with calf implant surgery is associated with pre-existing varicose veins in your legs. 
All of the above will be discussed in detail during your calf implant consultation session at Reveert.

Calf Implant Surgery Mexico FAQs

How long does Calf Implant Surgery in Mexico last?

Calf implant surgery in Mexico lasts between 1 to 2 hours. But we have to take into account the time needed for all preparations prior to calf implant surgery in Mexico, which is about one hour, as well as about 1 to 2 hours in the recovery room before you are transferred to your private room. 

What type of anesthesia is used during Calf Implant Surgery in Mexico?

In most cases, we will use light sedation in conjunction with an epidural block. However, in some cases general anesthesia may be indicated due to previously medical conditions.

Depending on your condition and the plastic surgeon’s discretion, you may complete your calf implant surgery as an outpatient procedure.

If approved by your Reveert plastic surgeon, you will stay in the hospital one night after your calf implant surgery in Mexico and the surgeon will conduct a follow-up meeting with you before leaving the hospital.  Additionally, your next calf implant surgery follow-up appointment will be scheduled.

How Long Does it Take to Recover from Calf Implant Surgery in Mexico?

Typically, calf implant in Mexico can be performed on outpatient basis. At first, you may only walk with no additional exercise for the first 2 to 4 weeks.  Little by little you may increase the mobility of the legs over the next several weeks. 

After your plastic surgeon gives the green light, you may return to your normal exercise routine. We will continue to monitor the progress of your calf implant surgery in Mexico throughout this time to keep track of your recovery.

Will the incisions from Calf Implant Surgery in Mexico be visible?

Plastic surgeons at Reveert take pride in using the minimalist approach to incisions in any given plastic surgery carried out under their supervision, to ensure you receive the most natural-looking results.

The incisions made in calf implant surgery are placed in the crease of the leg behind the knee. The scar will be visible at first and will gradually fade over a 4-6 month from your calf implant surgery in Mexico. 

We will provide you all the necessary directions and instructions to follow after the calf implant surgery in Mexico. It is very vital to follow your Reveert surgeon’s instructions to guarantee the best calf implant surgery results and the least recovery time.

It is advisable to avoid exposure to sun for at least a couple of months after your calf implant surgery in Mexico. You will also be advised to use additional healing products. After several months from your calf implant in Mexico, the scars should be virtually invisible.

When Will I See my Final Results of Calf Implant Surgery in Mexico?

Immediately after your calf implant surgery in Mexico, you will notice the increase and improvement in the shape of your calf.  However, it is important to remember there will be additional volume which is due to swelling. This swelling will subside over the first three weeks following your calf implant surgery in Mexico. You will see the final results of your calf implant surgery in Mexico between 3 and 4 months from the surgery date. By eating a healthy diet and maintaining regular exercise, you will retain the new shape permanently.

 

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by Brandie Umar
Executive Director

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