In these operations, it is not necessary to remove any bone tissue from a different part of the body. If the targeted lengthening amount is up to eight centimeters, the operation can only be performed on the thigh or shinbone. However, if a height increase is aimed above this, both bones should be treated. Limb lengthening surgery in Turkey very popular.
Lengthening is performed very slowly to avoid damage to muscle, nerves, connective tissues and blood vessels, and the bone gap is expanded by about 1 mm each day. Physical therapy can also be used in order to adapt the bones to elongation. In patients who want to have this operation, which is mostly done for therapeutic purposes, for aesthetic reasons, psychiatric evaluation is first applied, and the operation is planned for suitable patients.