Q1. Is Limb Lengthening possible on everyone?
Yes, the limb lengthening is possible on everyone till the age of 45 years.
Q2. Is the surgery safe?
Yes, the surgery is very safe.
Q4. What is the maximum optimum height one can increase?
The maximum height can be 7 to 10 cm.
Q5. What is total duration of the procedure & recovery period?
For 7.5 cm it takes approx. 6 to 7 months for recovery, varying according to patient’s own capability.
Q6. What is the cost of the procedure?
The total cost of procedure for 7.5 cm is 15,000 USD.
Q7. What is the mode of payment?
Payment can be made via bank wire transfer, credit/debit card.
Q8. Is it inclusive of accommodation?
Yes, accommodation is included along with breakfast. All other charges shall be borne by the patient separately.
Q9. Things you will need to carry?
All personal belongings should be carried along with you, other necessary equipment’s like crutches, wheel chair, etc. post the surgery will be provided with no additional cost.
Q10. When do you get to walk?
You can walk with assistance on the 5th day post the surgery. Till the lengthening period you will be provided with walker and after the removal of externals rest is required for 2 months with limited walking.
Q11. Are there any complications to this surgery?
There can be few complications in rare cases, however most complications can be easily rectified. Please remember that the limb lengthening surgery is a highly complex cosmetic surgery
Q12. Is it an external or internal process?
The internal procedure is called LON and the external procedure is HLN.
Q13. Will physiotherapy be provided?
Physiotherapy will be provided.
Q14. Will my phone work in India?
Free Wi-fi will be available. For all calls, local charges shall be applicable and SIM cards are easily available in India.
Q15. Booking or Scheduling Process?
An advance of 2000USD is required for booking your surgery for the LON procedure. For the HLN procedure, an advance amount of 50% is payable so that the implant can be ordered.
Q16. Mobility during process?
You are allowed to stand and go up to the bathroom during the lengthening process.
Q17. Pain treatment Strategy?
Pain is managed with mild to moderate analgesics and muscle relaxants, if required. In case severe pain it is addressed with Fentanyl patches or Injectable Narcotic analgesics.
Q18. Ability to return to 100% full use (sports, etc.)?
Sports are allowed after 2 years of treatment. Normal physical exercises can be performed.