‘Calf Contouring’ is a 90-minute procedure aimed at beefing up the lower legs. Existing fat from the buttock is removed and surgically placed back inside the patient’s calf muscles, or silicone is implanted to raise and extenuate. The entire procedure costs approximately AU$14,000 and is, apparently, growing rapidly in popularity. Even more so than other ‘male’ cosmetic surgery including buttock augmentation.
Dr. Gary Ross spoke to BBC’s newsbeat.
“We’re seeing a least 2-3 people a week looking for a change in this lower part of the body. Five years ago it was uncommon to have people come in for these treatments, maybe even less than 1 a month.”
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