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What is Calf and Ankle liposuction ?

Calf liposuction is an operation of cosmetic and plastic surgery to refine the size of the calves by removing excess fat. It will eliminate up to 25% of calf volume. The purpose of this liposuction is to harmonize the leg; ankles to the top of the leg.

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Hypertrophy of the calf can have several origins:

  • an important muscular mass
  • leg edema (water retention)
  • fat overload in the calf

Liposculpture of the calves will be effective only in the third case. It can be performed on the inner and outer side of the calves.

Finally, it can be combined with liposuction of the knees or thighs.

Benefits of a calf liposuction

Calf and ankle liposuccion in 1 trip
Final solution against big calves
Affordable price
Doctors and clinics of international renown

Calf and Ankle Liposuction Price

Save thousands of euros on the price of your calf and ankle liposuction. To obtain a quote, simply send us photos of the areas to be treated or contact us.

Calf Liposuction Candidate

The candidate for calf and ankle liposuction is a person who has localized fat in the legs and wants to improve the aesthetic appearance of this region. In general, the candidate for this cosmetic surgery is a person in good health and with realistic expectations in terms of results.

Preparing for a Calf Liposuction

Six weeks before the operation, smoking must be stopped.

Two weeks before liposuction of the calves, it is necessary to stop:

  • drugs containing aspirin
  • anticoagulants or derivatives
  • vitamins and dietary supplements

In addition, an adjustment of your medication may be requested before the procedure.

Finally, the day of the intervention will have to come fasting to the clinic.

Calf Liposuction Procedure Steps

Length of Stay

A 7 day stay in Budapest Hungary is necessary.


Calf liposuction takes place under general anesthesia.

Duration of the Intervention

The liposapiration of the calves lasts 60 minutes.


Incisions run in the hollow of the knee.


The suction of the fat cells of the calves is done using a cannula connected to a motorized suction system.

Closing the Incisions

The incisions close with an absorbable suture.


A hospitalization of 2 nights is necessary after this procedure.

Recovery after Calf Liposuction

After the procedure, you will have to rest and walk on crutches.

You can resume driving and your work 15 days after the procedure.

Then, a compression stocking should be worn for 1 to 2 months. This will help reduce edema and bruising.

The bruises disappear 1 month after surgery and swelling after 3 months.

Finally, you can start the sport again 2 months after the intervention.

Results of Calf Liposuction

The results after a liposuction of the calves are appreciable 5 months after the intervention.

Once the swellings are gone, the calves appear thinner and the legs slimmer.

Calf and Ankle Liposuction Risks and Complications

As with any cosmetic surgery, liposuction of the calves and ankles carries risks and complications. Minor complications exist, major complications are rare. By following the recommendations given by your surgeon, you will be able to reduce them as much as possible.

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