Calves/Ankles

  • The appearance of bulky looking calves and ankles can result from a lack of definition between the calf and ankle due to excess fat or fluid retention.
  • Diet and exercise may not effectively target fat in the lower limbs as there is often a genetic element.
  • Vaser liposuction is a cosmetic surgery option that can be used to target unwanted fat in these areas.
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What Causes Calf and Ankle Fat? 

Excess fat can occur when the lower calf and ankle area appear to merge, lacking distinct definition. Some factors that may contribute to the retention of fat in the claves and ankles can include:

  • Genetics: Some people are naturally predisposed to accumulate fat in the lower leg area.
  • Fluid Retention: Factors such as diet, lifestyle, and certain health conditions can lead to fluid retention, which can exacerbate the appearance of fat in the calves and ankles.
  • Lifestyle Factors: Diet and activity levels impact overall body fat, which can include the area around the ankles.

Treating the calves and ankles with Vaser liposuction is a cosmetic surgery option designed to reduce the amount of fat in these lower leg areas. 

How to Reduce Calf and Ankle Fat

General weight loss through a healthy diet and exercise can contribute to reducing overall body fat, but for multiple reasons weight loss is not always successful in slimming the calf/ankle area.  In cases where calf and ankle fat deposits are particularly stubborn, Vaser liposuction offers a targeted approach for suitable candidates.

About Calf and Ankle Liposuction

Liposuction to the calves and ankles is a cosmetic procedure aimed at refining the lower leg contour by targeting the fat around the calves and ankles. Vaser Liposuction uses ultrasound technology to selectively break down fat cells, which are then removed via suction.  If you find you’re concerned with unwanted fat in other areas of your body, suitable candidates can discuss their treatment options during the consultation with the doctor.

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Calf/Ankle Liposuction

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Calf/Ankle Vaser Liposuction FAQs

Can diet and exercise effectively reduce calf/ankle fat?
A healthy lifestyle helps with overall fitness and fat reduction but might not specifically these areas. For many, additional targeted treatments are needed for noticeable improvements in the calves and ankles.
Is Vaser liposuction safe?
Performed by experienced professionals, liposuction for is considered safe. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks, but using advanced techniques like Vaser liposuction can minimise these risks.
Who is a good candidate for calf and ankle liposuction?
Good candidates for calf/ankle liposuction are those with stubborn fat in the these lower leg areas that doesn't respond to diet and exercise. It's important for individuals to be in overall good health and have realistic expectations about the procedure's outcomes.
Can liposuction address fluid retention in the calves/ankles?
Liposuction primarily targets fat and is not usually effective at reducing the size of the calves/ankles when the increased size is caused primarily by fluid retention. In such cases, other medical treatments or lifestyle changes may be more appropriate.
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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from a qualified health practitioner.
Photos & videos featured are not a guarantee that your results will be the same & do not guarantee a particular surgical outcome.
Content on our Instagram page is published with the consent of our patients.
The content featured is general in nature and does not constitute medical advice.
Images taken immediately post-operatively may not reflect final results.

Treatment performed by Dr. Erfan Rahbar MED0001122411 Registered medical practitioner.

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Our highly skilled medical team consists of plastic surgeons, FRACS surgeons, and liposuction doctors. It's your choice who you decide you want to operate on you.

Want to learn more about a treatment at Levant? Reach out for a consultation today on 1300 323 772.

You can also learn more at https://www.levantcs.com.au/

Results, recovery & potential complications will vary for each individual patient. Read more here https://www.levantcs.com.au/risks-and-recovery/

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from a qualified health practitioner.
Photos & videos featured are not a guarantee that your results will be the same & do not guarantee a particular surgical outcome.
Content on our Instagram page is published with the consent of our patients.
The content featured is general in nature and does not constitute medical advice.
Images taken immediately post-operatively may not reflect final results.

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Results, recovery & potential complications will vary for each individual patient. Read more here https://www.levantcs.com.au/risks-and-recovery/

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from a qualified health practitioner.
Photos & videos featured are not a guarantee that your results will be the same & do not guarantee a particular surgical outcome.
Content on our Instagram page is published with the consent of our patients.
The content featured is general in nature and does not constitute medical advice.
Images taken immediately post-operatively may not reflect final results.

Treatment performed by Dr Mitchell Kim AHPRA MED0001187435, Dr Karen Gebusion AHPRA MED0001264960 Registered Medical Practitioners. General Registrations.

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