Is Silhouette InstaLift FDA cleared?
The product earned FDA clearance in April 2015.
What are Silhouette InstaLift sutures and cones made of?
Both the sutures and bidirectional cones used in this procedure are made of poly (glycolide/L-lactide), a well-tolerated material that can be absorbed by the body and is commonly used in medical devices.
What is the cost of this treatment?
Procedure fees for Silhouette InstaLift can vary from patient to patient, depending on individual needs and aesthetic goals and the number of sutures required.
What areas can be treated with Silhouette InstaLift?
This procedure is designed to restore a more youthful look to the cheek and midface region. It temporary restores the sub-dermis layer of the cheeks to a more elevated position.
Does this procedure require general anesthesia or intravenous sedation?
No. The only anesthesia used with Silhouette InstaLift is local anesthetic injected to numb the area in which the threads will be inserted.
How is Silhouette InstaLift different than other thread lifts?
A Silhouette InstaLift is a new procedure and technology. Instead of simply repositioning the skin, this thread lift focuses on repositioning the underlying layers that cause sagging. The sutures used in this treatment will be reabsorbed by the body, triggering natural collagen renewal.
When will I see results after Silhouette InstaLift?
You will see the lifting effect immediately after treatment. Improvement in facial contours due to collagen generation will continue gradually over time.