St Louis Ankle Liposuction: Getting Rid of the Thick Ankle

Calf and Ankle Liposuction

What causes fat ankles?

Fat in the ankles and calves are typically related to our genetic makeup.

How to get rid of Ankle Fat & Thick Ankles

No matter how hard we diet and exercise, fat in this area may be there to stay without the help liposuction. Calf liposuction is typically combined with thick ankle liposuction also to achieve the desired leg silhouette most people are looking for. Some women not so affectionately describe the combined shape of calf and thick ankle as “cankles” when referring to over ample ankles and calves.

Benefits of Calf Liposuction

  • Liposuction can help anyone with heavy ankles and calves achieve the ultimate sexy legs to feel confident wearing dresses, shorts or skirts.
  • Achieve a calf and ankle silhouette that is proportionate to the rest of your body.
  • Resume daily activity in as little as 48 hours.
  • In addition, some patients with a medical condition called lipedema will benefit medically from thick ankle and calf lipo. If you believe your heavy ankles and calves are the result of a medical condition, give us a call to discuss how this procedure may improve your health.


  • It is important to check for and treat any vein or lymphatic issues prior to calf and ankle liposuction. An evaluation with a Doppler venous ultrasound should be performed by a surgeon experienced with treating venous and lymphatic medical conditions to make sure all contributing factors to calf enlargement have been accounted for.
  • Get Better Results – with a surgeon experienced with liposuction and treating venous and lymphatic medical conditions. Get smooth looking calves that remain proportionate with the rest of the legs.
  • Cost-friendly transparent pricing– makes lipo accessible to everyone. Financing available through Care Credit.
  • Top Safety Ratings – check our status on safety. You’ll be impressed.
  • Minimally Invasive – this procedure is safe and virtually pain-free. We’re trained in keeping lipo simple.
  • Normal activities can be resumed after a few days, while strenuous activities such as jogging, running, lunges or weight lifting should be avoided for at least one month following surgery.

Need more information about calf liposuction? Contact Dr. Wright’s office today for your free consultation.