Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 490–492 | Cite as

Aesthetic Calf Augmentation with Silicone Implants

  • Mario DiniEmail author
  • Alessandro Innocenti
  • Pietro Lorenzetti


So-called “skinny legs” are commonly held to be aesthetically negative in both men and women. Taking care of one's body in terms of aesthetics is a practice that is continuously spreading and being refined to the smallest details. Indeed, a leg with underdeveloped muscles, lacking a sculptured look is considered to be unattractive and therefore deserving of surgical correction. The present article illustrates a surgical technique for correcting this marginal, yet valid, aesthetic complaint as well as the relative indications, methods, and preliminary results that have been obtained in 11 patients.

Key words

Calf augmentation Silicone implants 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Dini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alessandro Innocenti
    • 1
  • Pietro Lorenzetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro di chirurgia ambulatoriale “Maurizio Bufalini,”FirenzeItalia

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