1) What is Silhouette Soft® Lift?
Silhouette Soft® sutures are natural, biocompatible, absorbable threads that have been used to create a non-surgical face lift. The threads are designed with cones and can be inserted under local anesthesia below the skin to give the skin a lift. It is a clinic procedure that takes around 1 hour. There is no need of general anesthesia and the procedure produces minimal to no pain.
2) What are the benefits of Silhouette Soft® Lift?
Areas that can be treated include lifting of mid face and eyebrow; lifting of cheeks fat pad; lifting of lower cheeks (jawlines) for better definition of face; lifting of mouth corners and neck. It is a minimal invasive procedure performed with local anesthesia and has low downtime. Since absorbable sutures are used, there will not be any foreign body in the skin after 8-10 months. At the same time, the sutures also stimulate collagen formation, and therefore you will not be worry that after the sutures are absorbed, the effects disappear immediately.
3) Who is the ideal candidate for Silhouette Soft® Lift?
This procedure is ideal for women and men with mild to moderate signs of aging and wish to slow down the effects of gravitational aging; for those who do not want invasive surgical procedure and long recovery time. More importantly, it is designed for people who prefer reputable biodegradable materials.
4) How long do the results last?
The suture will remain lifted for about 8 -10 months and at the same time, they stimulate collagen production, therefore, even after the sutures are being absorbed, the lifting effect will still last for another year, giving a total effect of approximately 2 years.
5) Are there any side effects?
This is a very safe clinic procedure with no serious side effects other than some bruises and minimal bleeding over the thread insertion sites. For more information, please kindly consult our doctors.