Silhouette InstaLift is a minimally-invasive, resorbable suspension suture with bi-directional cones. The sutures lift and reposition subdermal tissue while the bi-directional cones hold the suture
and facial skin in an elevated position. The absorbable suture and cone material are glycolide / L-lactide (PLGA). Over time, they stimulate fibroblasts for gradual collagen maturation and are designed to reposition volume in the mid-face with a goal of a natural-looking result.
Non-Surgical, Immediate, And Lasting Lift
Silhouette InstaLift is the only non-surgical rejuvenating procedure that uses advanced Micro-Suspension Technology™ to offer immediate and lasting results.
Minimal Downtime, Long Lasting Results
The procedure only takes under an hour and is done right in your doctor’s office. InstaLift also has minimal downtime, with most signs of treatment (ex: bruising, swelling, and tenderness at the treatment site) dissipating within 24–48 hours. Patients can return to activities and enjoy an instant lift in the cheeks while adding volume over time for long-lasting results.
Silhouette InstaLift is a treatment unlike any other. Our Micro-Suspension Technology is comprised of micro cones that are placed in the deepest layer of mid-facial skin. It delivers an immediate lift and gradually restores lost facial volume of the mid-face by activating your natural collagen production for a more youthful appearance that continues
to improve over time. The sutures and cones are made from poly lactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA), a well-known biomedical copolymer biocompatible and biodegradable.
Silhouette InstaLift, Before And After
Is Silhouette InstaLift FDA Cleared?
The product earned FDA clearance in April 2015.
Who Is a Good Candidate To Have a Silhouette InstaLift Procedure?
Silhouette InstaLift is the ideal minimally-invasive solution for many men and women interested in refreshing their appearance without major surgery, injections, or lasers. It offers a new and unique technology to lift sagging facial skin. Suitable candidates have good skin quality, with moderate sagging of the skin in the mid-face. The skin should not be too thick/heavy, or too thin.
What Are Silhouette InstaLift Sutures Made Of?
Silhouette InstaLift sutures are made from glycolide / L-lactide (PLGA), a polymer that is frequently used in medical devices and is well tolerated by the body. The fully resorbable sutures have bi-directional cones; the sutures lift and add volume, while the bi-directional cones hold the suture and cheek sub-dermis in an elevated position.
What Can Silhouette InstaLift Do To Improve My Appearance?
Sagging facial skin is one of the significant contributors to an aged and tired appearance. Silhouette InstaLift is a minimally-invasive procedure that redefines the contours of your mid-face by lifting the deeper layers of your skin for a more youthful look.
What Areas Of The Face Does Silhouette InstaLift Treat?
A Silhouette InstaLift improves skin laxity, fine lines, wrinkles, and nasolabial folds. The procedure lifts and restores contours to the mid-face and cheek area.
How Is The Silhouette InstaLift Procedure Performed?
During the in-office procedure, a specially-trained physician will begin by marking the areas of desired lift on the patient. He/she will gently insert a needle to a depth of 5mm, guide it through the mid-face’s subcutaneous tissue, and extract it at each bi-directional exit point. The sutures have bi-directional absorbable cones that hold them in place. The treatment is generally well tolerated by patients and takes approximately 45 minutes.
Is General Anesthesia Required?
No. Your physician will only use a local anesthetic to numb the area before inserting the sutures.
How Is Silhouette InstaLift Different From Thread Lifts?
Silhouette InstaLift Procedure is an entirely new technology and procedure. Rather than just repositioning the skin, Silhouette InstaLift now focuses on the skin’s underlying layers because that causes sagging. Another significant advance is that the sutures are not permanent; they are absorbed by the body over time. As they are absorbed, they stimulate collagen production, which helps achieve a younger, natural look.
How Much Does Silhouette InstaLift Cost?
The procedure fee varies according to each patient’s needs and the number of sutures required.
Where Can I Have Silhouette InstaLift Performed?
Silhouette InstaLift is only performed by qualified physicians who have undergone special, comprehensive training and are familiar with the techniques required.
Who Is a Non-Ideal Patient?
The Silhouette InstaLift device should not be used in patients with any known allergy or foreign body sensitivities to plastic biomaterial or in situations where internal fixation is contraindicated (e.g., infection). The device should also not be used in patients appearing to have very thin soft tissue of the face in which the implant may be palpable or in patients with excessive heavy skin.
What Are The Side Effects That Might Happen With This Procedure?
After placement, patients may experience a minimal acute inflammatory tissue reaction. Symptoms may include minor pain, swelling and bruising. Material sensitivity / allergic reactions should be reported to Suneva Medical, Inc. Implantation of foreign materials in tissue can result in histological reactions. Other potential side effects include sensory nerve injury, asymmetry, or banding.
Your Silhouette InstaLift Consultation At PCH MedSpa
If you’re looking for the best outcomes from your Silhouette InstaLift, only hire a qualified and experienced injector.
Dr. K will meet with you to verify that you are a candidate for treatment or suggest another alternative.
To learn more about our skin treatments and face contouring, such as Silhouette InstaLift, and PDO Thread Lift, or to book an appointment, contact our office at (949) 242-9166.