About Non-Surgical Silhouette Thread Lift
The Silhouette thread lift offers patients an option for restoring lower facial tone, with a technique that is less invasive than a facelift, but more powerful than topical treatments. The silhouette thread lift delivers natural results, with minimal downtime. It has two main effects- an instant lifting action, and a collagen stimulating action. The procedure creates a youthful profile, defining and lifting the facial structure of the lower face and leaving the patient feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
Patients who are seeking for facelift results, but are not ready to undergo a surgery, are excellent candidates for the non-surgical Silhouette thread lift procedure. This procedure focuses on specific trouble spots, such as…
- Sagging eyebrows
- Asymmetric brows
- Sagging cheeks and jowls
- Drooping skin on the mid and lower face
- Wrinkles due to premature skin ageing
- Early jowls and mid-face drooping
One of the first areas of noticeable aging unfortunately occurs on the face. The muscles and skin of the cheeks, neck and jawline can lose elasticity, firmness and tone. This can lead to sagging and drooping of the lower face, making individuals appear tired or unhappy. A Silhouette thread lift is intended to combat the early signs of aging of the lower face. It is meant to lift the skin and deep tissue in order to create a rejuvenated and refreshed appearance.
The Silhouette thread Lift Procedure
The relatively quick procedure is performed in only one hour. The surgeon first inserts the threads through a micro-incision point along the cheek or chin region. The surgeon inserts the needle the pulls the absorbable threads into position. The subtle tension, and adjustment of the skin over the thread cones lifts and defines the lower cheeks and jowls.
The absorbable sutures have hand-tied knots and cones, which serve as anchors for which newly formed collagen can grow. They have small cones which anchor into deep tissues, creating an appropriate tension to lift sagging tissue. The sutures are made of poly -L-lactic acid, which is a biocompatible material used in cardiovascular and eye surgeries for many years. This innovative material has been shown to deliver consistent results with minimal allergic reaction.
When the surgeon pulls the threads, he is able to create a naturally elevated and smoother facial anatomy. Additionally, the sutures are placed in a manner that leaves the patient with virtually no visible scarring.
What to Expect
All surgical procedures begin with your consultation, in which the patient can discuss his or her desired outcomes and current concerns. For many individuals, dissatisfaction with facial changes related to aging leads to an immediate desire for a facelift surgery. Many of these patients are pleased to learn of a less invasive approach in the form of the Silhouette lift. Dr Young will thoroughly analyze the facial structure of each patient and determine which cosmetic intervention is best suited to address the patient’s needs and achieve the desired results. Dr Young will strives to develop a treatment approach in which the patient feels comfortable and confident.
The Silhouette thread lift is performed with local anesthesia to ensure patient comfort. Because the procedure is performed with local anesthesia, instead of general anesthesia, the patient has a quicker and smoother recovery. The procedure takes only approximately one hour to complete and does not require an overnight stay. Some patients may experience minor pain, swelling and bruising to the surgical sites. This can be controlled with pain medication and rest.
The Silhouette thread lift allows for a quick recovery, as patients are able to return to their normal activities within two days of the procedure. Additionally, after two weeks, the face will return to a softened and natural appearance. The only difference is that the softened and natural appearance has better facial contours, better tone and a more youthful profile. The results of the Silhouette thread lift last from up to 18months to two years. So, it is a great option for those with early aging signs but are not ready for a traditional facelift surgery.
For some individuals, the Silhouette thread lift is sufficient in restoring the youthful vitality of the face. However, other individuals may choose to enhance their results by undergoing additional minimally invasive procedures. This procedure can be combined with fillers or injectables for an overall facial rejuvenation, and a longer lasting result.
We are here to answer all your questions and address your concerns. Whether you want a few answers before a consultation or want to know if you’re a candidate for this procedure, please don’t hesitate to call us on 1300 46 37 37.
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