Limb Lengthening Surgery Services

Wannabetaller team is dedicated to working tirelessly in order to provide you with the best assistance, facilities and care possible, throughout your limb lengthening experience. We always try to create a comfortable environment for you, so that you have a beautiful experience from the moment you arrive in Istanbul till the time you achieve your goal height. From greeting and welcoming you, on your arrival, at the airport, and the journey to your hotel and hospital, we are always attentive to your needs. Our goal is to help you feel at home with us in Istanbul.

Financial arrangements

Making an important decision such as limb lengthening surgery requires careful planning, especially of your time and budget required for the surgery itself and the post-surgery process. In order to avoid unpleasant surprises, we always provide our patients with a detailed breakdown of costs and provided services.

Here is the list of the limb lengthening surgery methods performed by our surgeons, and their prices:

  1. HOLYFIX method – 16,000 14,500 euro
  2. LON method – 19,000 17,678 euro
  3. PRECICE 2.2 method – 38,000 36,263 euro
  4. PRECICE STRYDE method – 58,000 49,950 euro
  5. Limb Discrepancy – 8,500 €
  6. Limb Correction Surgery (Bow Legs) – 7,500 €
  7. Limb Shortening Surgery – 12,000 €
  8. Arm Lengthening Surgery (HolyFix) – 9,000 €
  9. Foot, toe, finger, hand and other extremity deformities – Contact our Expert consultants for Pricing
  10. Spinal deformities – Contact our Expert consultants for Pricing


Please note that the listed discounted prices are valid till the end of the global COVID-19 pandemic unless otherwise mentioned.


Included Services

For a healthy and smooth limb lengthening experience, we provide the following facilities are included in the Limb Lengthening Surgery and Services packages we offer our patients; these are inclusive in the total price of the surgical package:

  • Meeting our patients at the airport
  • Transportation from airport to hotel & hospital and back when leaving
  • Accommodation in a 5-star hotel (1 day)
  • An English-speaking caretaker who will assist our patients during hospital stay
  • A Complimentary Istanbul tour, including historical and touristic visits, boat tour and meals in famous restaurants
  • Medical examinations before the surgical operation
  • 5 days of staying in the hospital
  • Physiotherapist’s assistance and related medications during the patient’s hospitalization
  • Walker, crutches & wheelchair
  • Transportation to the airport upon departure
  • FREE consultation with doctors and consultants, whenever the patient needs, even after lengthening process has been completed.
  • Device removal surgery cost is 750 eur and is NOT included in total cost.


It is important to notify our patients that this stated price also includes the following costs, in addition, to the surgery itself:


  • All hospital charges relating to the operating room and recovery room.
  • Surgeon fees.
  • Anesthesiologist fees.
  • Surgery assistant fees.
  • Hospital fees (Internal medicine doctors will be available during the entire hospitalization period).


View our short video to have an idea about the way we work, and how we do all the arrangements for our patients:

After the surgery

Generally, after the operation and on the 5th day of hospitalization, if patients feel good enough, they may return home. Most people feel more comfortable in their home environment, surrounded by family, relatives, or friends. In this scenario,  they can easily continue the lengthening procedure at their own pace; while being in constant communication with their doctors, either through WhatsApp, Email, Skype or other communication methods. We are always here to help you with all your concerned questions and queries.

However, for your comfort and peace of mind, we have facilities, which can enable you to stay close to your doctors in Istanbul as well. For such a service, we provide two different packages:

Standard package:

  • Accommodation at a 3-star hotel including 3 meals per day: 1250 euro
  • Physiotherapy (1 session per week): 120 euro
  • X-rays: 150 euro
  • Medications: 80 euro

Total: 1,600 euro per month

Premium package:

  • Accommodation at a 4 to 5-star hotel including 3 meals per day: 1950 euro
  • Physiotherapy (1 session every two days): 450 euro
  • X-rays: 150 euro
  • Medications: 80 euro

Total: 2,750 euro per month

Visa Assistance Services

WannaBeTaller always strives to provide its patients with a smooth and stress-free surgical journey with us, and that is why we are more than happy to help our patients with their Visa requirements to come to Turkey for their surgeries with us.

Short Term Patients – Those patients who would just like to stay a few weeks after the surgery, in Turkey can do so with a Visitors/Touristic Visa; which depending on the patient’s passport, can range from 30 to 90 Days for a valid stay in Turkey.

Long Term Patients – Those patients who would like to complete their whole or part recovery process in Turkey, may opt-in obtaining a medical residence permit, before the expiration of their Visa in Turkey. The Residence permit will allow them to legally reside in Turkey of the duration of their post-surgery recovery in Turkey.

For more information regarding visa assistance services, please email us or contact our expert patient’s consultants, at any time.


A gift from us: Free Istanbul Tour

Knowing that most of our patients are in Turkey for the first time, we want you to remember this experience forever. A guided tour of the most beautiful sights of Istanbul with your own personal translator. We hope that this city tour will help you relax and charge you with positive energy before you proceed to the surgery that will transform you.

Transportation and Accommodation

When you decide to visit our hospital and come to Istanbul, we will be waiting for you at the airport to welcome and greet you. You will then be acquainted with the hospital staff and the doctors and will get detailed information about your surgery, post-surgery period. We are a dedicated team, who understands who takes care of each and every aspect of our patient’s Limb Lengthening journey. Plus our friendly staff makes sure that you will fall in love with our medical teams, caring doctors, and friendly staff.

Individual patient counseling

You will always be able to get in touch with your patient counselor in your mother tongue in order to solve problems with follow-up of procedures, appointments or any other problems. We will do our best to make you as one of us and not get any feeling of being a foreigner in our country.


We will accompany you in your (and your companion or family members) hospitalization procedures and pre-operative examinations in order to make you feel psychologically comfortable. The average length of a hospital stay for limb lengthening surgery is 5 days. In order if you demand to stay more, you can stay in our hospital for 2 more days. We are happy to serve you in whatever that you may require, so that you achieve your targets comfortably.


Housekeeping staff will come to your room each day to clean. If you are asleep or the timing is inappropriate they will come back later or the next day.

Private and Comfortable Patient Rooms

Our patient rooms are well equipped to ensure your hospital stay is as comfortable as possible. Each room is equipped with a television. You can have a good time with your companion (if you have) in a private room, you will be able to freely use our multimedia services (TV, Internet).

Calling Your Nurse

A button to call your nurse is located at your bedside. When the button is activated the nursing station is alerted that you need assistance. A staff member will respond to your signal as soon as possible. Also, each bathroom has an emergency nurse call button.

Bed and Bed Rails

For your convenience, beds can be adjusted electronically. Control panels are located at your bedside. Your nurse will explain how the controls work. For your protection and safety, there may be times when the side rails on your bed will be raised. If the rails are up on your bed, please press the nurse call button for help before trying to get out of the bed.

Patient Meal Service

Your diet is an important part of your recovery. Our goal is to provide you with an enjoyable dining experience while at the facility. Our menus offer wholesome, nourishing, and well-balanced meals. If you are on a special diet prescribed by your physician, you will receive meals tailored to those specific needs. Your meal may be delayed if you are scheduled for a special test or treatment. Whenever possible, your meal will be served soon after your test or examination is complete. If not, please inform a member of your care team. We hope you will enjoy our high-quality food service.

Accommodation After Discharging

If you want to be close to the doctor and feel more comfortable after the limb lengthening surgery, we will perform the necessary placement procedures for you to have a healthy lengthening process in 4 or 5 star hotels depending on your preference. We will provide you with information about how long you need to stay at hotel before you travel. We offer 2 packages that include: stay at hotel (depending on your preference), meal – 3 times in a day, wound dressing, physiotherapy and regular check-ups.



For detailed information about our Limb Lengthening Surgery and Services and assistance packages, plus financial arrangements you can contact us on WhatsApp or by using Contact Form.

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  • I’m 5″ 5′. I Wanna add 10 cm more in my height. That’s why I’m considering 2 surgery, i prefer Lon method. Do you it is safe for 2 surgery?
    And i Wanna stay there in Turkey during lengthing period, can you guys arrange normal accommodation near hospital and how much it would cost??

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      Now, Now, with a single limb lengthening surgery, you can gain up to 3 inches or be exact:
      1. Femurs (Thighs) : 6 – 8 cms OR
      2. Tibias (Calfs) : 5 – 7 cms

      However, you may even opt to have two limb-lengthening surgeries, with a gap of 6 months between the two surgeries and gain up to 6 inches or 12 – 15 cms. Hence, after you have your first LON surgery on either your femurs or tibias; after you get the LON fixators removed around a 4-5th month; you can opt to have the second surgery.

      Furthermore, we do offer standard residence package for our patients, which includes the following:

      Standard package:
      · Accommodation at a 3-star hotel including 3 meals per day: 1250 euro
      · Physiotherapy (1 session per week): 120 euro
      · X-rays: 150 euro
      · Medications: 80 euro
      Total monthly costs: 1600 euro/month

      WannaBeTaller Team

  • I have a 25-years old son who hasrelatively log torso. He is considering taking arm lengthening to make a normal balance (his wingspan is 175cm while his height is 180cm).
    I know lengthening humerus is reasonable procedure to take, but he is more concerned about his forearms shortening.
    Is there any way that he can receive forearm lengthening. It will be really helpful to find out if he has a solution as it has become a very serious problem to him. It has become suicidal and he is really on the edge. Please help us.

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      Now, we also replied to your concern via email. It must be remembered that forearms lengthening is rather difficult then humerus; however, Dr. Ozgur is of the view that it is possible with external fixators device. Secondly, the patient can gain up to 3-4 cms on his forearms; with a total recovery time of 6 to 8 months. The surgical cost for bilateral (Both) forearms lengthening will be 9,000 Euros.

      WannaBeTaller Team

  • dear wanabetaler … i wanna know if its possible to have both tibia and femur surgery at the same time

    • Dear Perry James,

      First of all, we would like to thank you for your kind comment and interest in limb lengthening and correctional surgery. Now, it must be stated that it is highly NOT recommended pursuing simultaneous limb lengthening for both the tibia and femurs at the same time.

      There are several reasons for this, primarily, the human body can so much trauma and with both limbs simultaneously surgical broken; the risk of fat embolisms and non-unification increases. Due to these concerns, the doctors recommend at least 5 to 6 months wait period between the surgeries, so that once there is significant bone consolidation on the first pair of bone, then the second pair could be safely operated on.

      Thank you for contacting us; for more information and questions contact us directly at [email protected] or through Phone or Whatsapp: +90 531 988 30 90

      Wannabetaller Team

    • Hallo there!
      I want to ask you couple of questions.
      Are you removing the nail after full bone recovery,and is there aditional payment for this surgery?
      Is the choice of a bone important if you want to add like 6sm….is it gonna be aestetical,or its better to make a surgery on bouth bones for 3sm?
      After the full bone recovery the patient can go back to training?

      • Dear Stilian,

        Now, I will answer your questions one by one:

        1. Yes, the doctors do perform nail removal surgery and the cost of the surgery is 750 Euros

        2. Usually, patients prefer to lengthen the femurs, as they are naturally longer and can gain up to 6 cms; but those who choose to lengthen both usually do 6 cms on the femurs and 5 cms on the tibias, for a more natural aesthetic.

        3. Yes, Once the bones heal completely, the patients can return to all sports and gym exercises, as they sued to before the surgery.

        WannaBeTaller Team

        WannaBeTaller Team

  • Do you provide a 24/7 caretaker who lives with the patient during the recovery phase in turkey … i want to come alone to have the surgery?

    • Dear Rahul,

      First of all, we would like to thank you for your kind comment and interest in limb lengthening surgery. Now, the packages that we provide already includes a caretaker for your comfort during your daytime activities after the surgery. However, if you’re looking for a 24/7 caretaker to be with you after the surgery, you can write to us and we can arrange, accordingly, but at an added cost.

      Thank you for contacting us; for more information and questions contact us directly at [email protected]

      Wannabetaller Team

  • Hello. I’m thinking of having limb lengthening surgery next year. I’d prefer to do it with LON method. But before doing the surgery I wanna ask you some questions. How soon can I walk normally without any restrictions? E.g. how long will it take me to be able to use public transports? Do you provide patients with a caretaker or should I take my family member or friend with me?

    • Hello,

      Firstly I would like to thank you for your comment. Now to answer your first question, with the LON method the recovery times can be between 3 to 5 months. And, usually, a patient can start to walk during the distraction phase, after the initial surgical recovery; as the Internal embedded nail can support the weight of the patient. However, little by little as your distraction phase is finishing, you can start to walk more and more. Once the devices are removed after 4 to 5 months you can return to your normal life and use public transportation again. And to answer your second question, it is always recommended to have a family member or friend as support; however, we can also provide you with an English speaking caretaker for you as well.

      For a more detailed and personalized consultation, please contact us via Phone or WhatsApp: +90 531 982 82 99 or email: [email protected]

      Abdul from Wannabetaller Team