In this special interview with Dr. Donghoon Lee of the Donghoon Advanced Lengthening Reconstruction Institute in South Korea, we discuss several of the burning questions prospective patients have when considering cosmetic limb lengthening to get taller.
With having done over 1000 lengthening procedures and training under the legendary limb lengthening great, Dr. Paley, Dr. Lee is already paving a legacy of his own with a 0% major complication rate as he is quickly becoming a superstar in the field of limb lengthening and deformity correction.
His perspectives on safety-first are the reason patients from around the world choose him so they can turn their "Dreams into Reality."
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3. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdonghoonlee/
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The Donghoon Advanced Lengthening Reconstruction Institute is a state-of-the-art facility that has an excellent Medical team and Physical Therapy team to ensure the best quality care for all of Dr. Lee's patients. If you wish to see a particular topic, see the timestamps below...
1:45 – Dr. Lee’s passion for Limb Lengthening & Deformity Reconstruction
4:00 – Recommended safe length in order to regain pre-surgery function
6:00 – Proportions - lengthening one segment (femurs or tibiae) vs. both
7:50 – Timeframe between first & second LL surgery for maximum length
9:45 – Cosmetic arm lengthening for ideal proportions
10:50 – Lengthening devices offered for Femurs (Precice/Stryde) & Tibiae (Precice, LON, LATN)
13:10 – Pros & Cons of each lengthening device for simultaneous deformity correction and lengthening
16:20 – Patient Pain management: short-term during lengthening and long-term down the line
18:50 – Lengthening for older patients especially if they have arthritis in hip or knee joints
20:45 – Patients he doesn’t recommend limb lengthening surgery for
22:40 – His 0% major complication rate and advice on selecting an EXPERIENCED surgeon!
27:15 – Dr. Lee’s Frustration! - Treating complications from other surgeons lengthening clinics
29:15 – Indications future limb lengthening patients should be aware of after the procedure
31:05 – Dr. Lee uses BMAC to assist with healing in tibial lengthening
32:05 – His thoughts on HGH on bone healing after surgery
33:30 – Mentally preparing a patient for limb lengthening surgery & patients backing out last minute
35:30 – Athletic recovery post LL surgery on function and what a prospective patient should expect
38:10 – DALRI recommendations for International patients
39:15 – Best way to reach out and contact Dr. Lee for consultation
39:37 – Final words of advice to interested patients considering the limb lengthening surgery
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