Lipoedema Calves

Bulky calves with little muscle definition can make the lower legs look very stocky. Many women are self-conscious when wearing boots or high heels.

Clearing away some fatty tissue just above the ankle bones can give more definition and clearly separates the ankles form the calves.

What treatment can be used?

VASER or Mirco-lipo can be used to sculpt the lower leg and remove the “cankle” appearance.

What is the Procedure of the Treatment?

It is performed as a day case under local anaesthetic or twilight sedation. You will need to wear compression garment for 4-6 weeks. MLD is imperative to reduce the swelling.

Lipoedema Calves FAQ

  • Question: When can I go back to work?

    Answer: Generally after 2-3 days.

  • Question: Will my legs swell up?

    Answer: Yes they will, regular elevation is helpful.

  • Question: Will I need MLD?

    Answer: Yes we recommend MLD for every Lipoedema patient.