Leg Shaping

Legs are the third most visible part of a female body, following the face and hands.

On the other hand, the legs make up half of the body silhouette. Thus, they are of major importance in overall body aesthetics. Elegant leg contours significantly improve the whole body image.

Legs are detailed and complicated anatomic structures. Generally long, slim legs with proper curves are accepted to be beautiful. In an ideal leg, the buttock and thigh should be sharply distinguished, there shouldn’t be excess fat in outer and inner thighs, the medial knees should be flat and straight, and the lower leg curve should nicely end up with a slim ankle.

This architecture is sometimes deformed as a result of gaining weight, aging or sometimes genetic background. For a deformed leg, the general approach is “to remove the excess fat from over-prominent areas, and to fill up the deficient areas”. The excess fat is removed with liposuction or laser liposuction, and the deficient areas are filled with fat grafts or silicone implants.

As the needs of each patient are different from each other, it’s difficult to give general treatment rules and periods. Simply the patients can return to work within 3 to 7 days, but the final outcome needs at least 6 months to appear.



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Reviews of the past patients who had been operated already


“I am very happy with my result and I will highly recommend him.”

Treatment Received:
Plastic Surgeon Consultation

Five star

Reviewed 10 May 2016
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“I have always had insecurities regarding my body as I had a very boyish body. I was very straight with no curves. My friend got her body done by Dr Mertin in Istanbul and when I saw her body I knew it was time to do something about my own. I contacted dr Mertin and him and his team were very helpful and consulted me regarding the procedure I want which was a Bbl.

Dr Mertin was very professional and he explained everything in details before the surgery. He understood exactly what I wanted my body to look like. I suffer from sickle cell so he made sure he explained to me what he can and cannot do due to my sickness which was very professional as it was not about the money but he cared about my well being. The aftercare was fantastic he made sure he checked up on me everyday I was in the hospital and after I left the hospital. All the staff was supper friendly. Even when I got back to London they still checked up on me to see how I was doing. I am very happy with my result and I will highly recommend him.

My experience at the clinic was very pleasant. All the staff was super friendly and they really cared for me and made me feel at home. My room was really nice and it didn’t have that horrible hospital stay which was really good.”

Dr. Metin Kerem Plastic Surgery Center
A hi-tech boutique of plastic surgery, in a central and prestigious location in Istanbul.

European Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Metin Kerem is in charge of all invasive-and non invasive procedures himself, on a patient-oriented basis. All minimal invasive procedures are undertaken in the clinic, while invasive surgical procedures are done in a fully equipped hospital, specially designed for plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Metin Kerem welcomes patients from all over the world, for an exciting touch to face and body aesthetics.