Silhouette Thread Lift is a minimally invasive alternative to cosmetic surgery.
It uses biodegradable sutures to lift and reposition sagging tissue which will improve the facial aspect and reverse the signs of ageing.
The sutures are inserted to a depth of 5mm below the skin,using a fine needle, and they will naturally dissolve in time .
Threads will stimulate your own natural production of collagen fibres and the effect of lifting and tightening will last even after the threads were dissolved.
Thread lifting is a treatment designed for lifting and repositioning of sagging skin especially used for jaw lines, cheeks and neck definition.
Threads can be used to obtain a brow lifting as well as other areas which present sagging tissues.
The treatment will reshape the face and neck, restore volume and lift the tissue in a very minimally invasive way.
Yes – a full evaluation of your expectation will be done, a full medical history will be taken, risks and possible complications discussed, full assessment taken, after care and post treatment recommendation will be given.
Cost depends on number of threads used and number of areas treated – it starts from £550
The threads will dissolve naturally in 6-8 months but the collagen fibres which will form around the threads will continue to sustain the tissues up to 14-16 months.
Low level of discomfort – topical and local anaesthetic will be injected in the area of treatment .
The number of sutures depends on the skin laxity and the complexity of the treatment needed.
Like all procedures of this type there is a possibility of side effects which include infection, inflammatory tissue reaction, pain, swelling and oedema, brusing may also occur. Sometimes, a slight depression or skin irregularity may appear at the entry points. These inconveniences should disappear after a couple of days after treatment.
It is recommended to have this procedure during weekend so you will be able to give a couple of days for all these symptoms to subside .
The complete recovery time might be up to 2-3 weeks.
Disclaimer: Individual results may vary