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Calf Implants in Turkey

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Calf augmentation surgery is a cosmetic procedure which uses calf implants in order to enhance the lower portion of a patient’s legs. Patients may have a smaller lower leg due to injury, disease or both. Calf implants are a great way to minimize an existent deformity and to provide the patient with more aesthetically pleasing lower legs.

Calf implants surgery is considered by some to be reconstructive surgery, although the leg’s functions are not improved or restored in any way – the only goal of this procedure is to provide the lower legs with a normal looking appearance.

Calf Implants Candidates

Calf augmentation through calf implants surgery is recommended for a wide range of individuals, including body builders, patients who suffered trauma or injury to their lower legs or simply patients dissatisfied with the look of their calves.

Am I Suitable for Calf Implants?

Heavy smokers or heavy drinkers unwilling to quit are not good candidates for calf augmentation through calf implants surgery. Smoking and heavy drinking can have a negative effect on the body’s healing process, thus on the results of the procedure itself. Other contraindications include patients suffering from morbid obesity, heart disease, lung disease or diabetes.

Preparing for Calf Implants

Patients need to avoid smoking at least a month before going in for calf implants surgery. Omega 3 capsules, anti inflammatory medicine, blood thinners and herbal teas also need to be avoided for at least 2 weeks before the procedure is set to begin.

How is Calf Implants Performed?

Calf implants surgery is very similar to any type of implant surgery. Patients have a choice between having two implants in one leg or just one implant. The patient’s legs are measured before the procedure can begin – based on these measurements, implants are ordered and sterilized.

Calf augmentation through calf implants surgery is usually performed under general anaesthesia but in some cases intravenous sedation will do. Once the anaesthesia kicks in, small incisions area created in the creases behind the knee. A special type of instrument is used to create a pocket between the fascia and the muscle tissue underneath. The pocket must be big enough for the implant to fit in but small enough so the implant will be secured. The surgeon will then check the patient’s legs, with the implants in place. If the desired result is achieved, the incisions are stitched back together. If not, the surgeon can make adjustments regarding the implant’s position or size. The area is then wrapped in bandages and a compression garment is applied. Sometimes drains can be placed as well, in order to facilitate healing and the removal of unwanted fluids from the surgery area.

Calf Implants Summary

Anesthesia

General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

1 night stay in the hospital is required

Back to Sports

8 weeks

Duration of Operation

1 to 2 hours

Back to Work

3 weeks

Calf Implants Recovery

During first 12 hours of the calf implants recovery period, the patient’s legs must be kept in an elevated position. The bandages are kept in place for the first week before it is removed and only the compression garment is worn. The compression garment must be worn for 5 weeks. During the second week of the calf implants recovery period, patients can return to minimum physical activity and sedentary work. Heavy lifting, standing for long periods of time and walking for long periods of time need to be avoided for at least 3 weeks after the calf implants surgery. Most patients take 3 weeks off work for this procedure. Patients also need to carefully follow the doctor’s instructions. The legs need to be massaged daily in order to avoid capsular contracture.

Calf Implants Risks and Complications

Calf implants surgery risks and complications can include:

● Seroma
● Capsular contracture
● Infection of the operation area
● Unfavourable scarring
● Excessive bleeding
● Asymmetry
● Revision surgery

Calf Implants Side Effects

Calf implants surgery side effects can include:

● Bleeding
● Pain which can be soothed with painkillers
● Discomfort
● Swelling
● Temporary numbness

Calf Implants Success Rates

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Before and After Calf Implants

The post-op swelling will generally go down during the first 2 weeks of the calf implants recovery period. The results of this procedure are visible immediately, but it will take some time for the legs to heal and refine themselves to their final form and contour.

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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
16 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 2,200
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
6 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TÜV SÜD - Technical Control Unit
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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NewAge Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
9 reviews
TPCD - Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery ISHRS - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ESHRS - European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
FROM€ 2,592
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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Medicana International Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
JCI - Joint Commission International
FROM€ 1,900
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Kolan International Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Calf Implants Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Calf Implants price in Turkey is € 1,900. Average Calf Implants cost in Turkey is € 2,231 where prices can go as high as € 2,592.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 10 Plastic Surgery centers in Turkey that are offering Calf Implants procedures. These Plastic Surgery centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and CIBMTR. Popular Calf Implants destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Calf Implants. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Calf Implants quote. For a more accurate Calf Implants price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Calf Implants FAQ

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Can calf implants surgery be combined with another procedure?

Yes, liposuction, thigh lift and cellulite treatment are popular choices.

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When can I resume sports or exercise?

Patients can engage in any type of sports 8 weeks after the calf implants surgery.

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Will there be scars?

Yes, but the scars are limited to the natural creases of the leg area, so they won’t be visible.