Wanna Be Taller Team is mainly consist of people who underwent limb lengthening surgery themselves. Our team includes surgeons who successfully perform limb lengthening in Turkey and prioritize helping individuals in living a full, healthy life free of anxieties. Online consultation is held to interact well with patients and provide sophisticated information requested by them. Wanna Be Taller team ensures offering the highest quality in terms of medical health care. We follow up limb lengthening patients and provide services depending on their demands and complaints. We know about the problems caused by low self-esteem due to short stature, and how meaningful one’s life becomes when these problems are solved.Contact Us
We provide free personalized online consultation for all our patients. Please get in contact with our patient consultation expert and schedule an available date for yourself.
Online consolidation with any doctor of your choice is held via Zoom in consideration of a fee, which is 80 Euros/€. Please get in contact with the patient consultation expert to schedule an available date for you.
We schedule the surgery and arrange hospital procedures after you decide on the leg lengthening method and date.
We provide physiotherapy and postoperative follow-up for our limb lengthening patients throughout the process at the Hampton by Hilton Hotel which is one of our facilities.
We provide accommodation, post-operative care, and physiotherapy services at Hampton by Hilton Hotel in Istanbul. In addition to these, VIP transportation is our free standard service throughout your entire journey. Please visit Accommodation services page for more detail.
Turkish food has a taste that appeals to the palate of almost every person. During your stay at the hotel, you will have your buffet style breakfast as well as having the other meals to your delight. When it comes to medication, obtaining any medication you require while living in Turkey is not that difficult. Since we do not want our patients to deal with it, we take care of providing any medications that you are prescribed by the doctor.
We work with JCI certified hospitals at the highest international standards for you.
Joint Commission International (JCI): It is the unit of the non-profit Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), which is focused on improving the quality and safety of health services, for international accreditation services.
We believe most of our patients come to Istanbul for the first time. Thus, we present a complimentary Istanbul tour to all our patients before the surgery.
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For cosmetic reasons, it is preferable not to lengthen over 6-8 cm per segment. We believe that safety and health of our patients need to come first. It is extremely dangerous and risky to attempt lengthening femurs more than 8 cm and tibia more than 7 cm. If a patient desires to gain, for example, something between 10-15 cm, it is more reasonable to get 5-8 cm on femur, then later 5-7 cm on tibia, rather than attempting to lengthen 10 cm on one bone section. The flexibility of your legs is also important. The more flexible your legs are, the more relaxed you will be during the lengthening.
Limb lengthening procedure and the following recovery process may take some time, but eventually you can get back your pre-surgery health and do sports that you want. For many types of sports, you may have to wait up to 1-1.5 years after your surgery. The main thing to do is to be patient, stick to the instructions of your LL doctor, take physiotherapy sessions and care about your overall health.
You can walk at home or get out to walk with devices on your legs. It is advisable to walk as long as it is not too extreme. At the same time, you can also do your works that you do not need much to stand up.
Of course, we do. Patients are highly advised to spend their lengthening period in Turkey until they feel like to walk unaided. We offer monthly accommodation packages and post-up care along with physiotherapy sessions.
No, you will not. We will provide you a caretaker who can speak in your mother tongue during your hospitalization. After that, we can continue providing this service as long as you want.
The top private hospitals in Istanbul have partnered with some of the most renowned international healthcare organizations including Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards. Medical Park has its own wide reputation throughout Turkey, and patients will be hospitilized in this hospital which has proven itself with advanced technological facilities, hygienic surgical environments, and advanced health service delivery.
There are Ilizarov, Holyfix, LON, Precice methods which are used in limb lengthening surgery. LON is currently the most preferred method by our patients due to its short recovery period and relatively low price. Precice is much safer, more comfortable and less risky method although it can be pricy for some patients. For detailed information, please visit Limb Lengthening Surgery Methods.
You will be in bed the first day for sure. Next day, you can use a walker and do your needs with the help of your caretaker. Roughly, you will spend 4-5 days at the hospital. You have to be patient for the first two months after the operation, because every day you will be 1 mm longer. There may be tension and stiffness on your legs due to the stretching. But, this is temporary. After the lengthening is over, the pain is reduced and the tension ends.
Contrary to popular belief, limb lengthening surgery has less percentages of risk compared to many surgical procedures. One of the least possible risks are non-union, slow union of bones, and fast bone union, which may be a reason for another operation or getting treatment to fix this. Moreover, one of the most common complications can be infection, and it mostly is seen on the surface or around the pin sites ( LON Method). Yet, it is quite treatable without causing serious problems. We must note that internal methods such as Precice 2 or Stryde have lower infection risks compared to the other methods. Please visit our blog and read more about complications & risks;
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