Silhouette Instalift Threads for a Non-Surgical Facelift

In the ever-evolving world of aesthetic medicine, non-surgical facelifts have become increasingly popular, offering a less invasive alternative to traditional surgical procedures. Among the various methods available, Silhouette Instalift threads have emerged as a superior option, particularly when compared to PDO threads. But what makes Silhouette Instalift threads stand out? The secret lies in their bidirectional cone technology and unique composition of PLLA (poly-L-lactic acid) and PLGA (Poly-Glycolic Acid). 

How Are Instalift Threads Different from PDO Threads

Silhouette Instalift threads are an advanced approach to lifting and revitalizing sagging facial tissues. Unlike PDO (Polydioxanone) threads, which rely on barbs or cogs for lifting, Instalift threads utilize bi-directional cones, offering a superior grip on the tissue. This innovative cone technology ensures a secure and natural lift, providing clients with a rejuvenated appearance.

The unique design of Instalift threads involves bi-directional cones strategically positioned to optimize lifting efficacy. These cones work in tandem, with the bottom set facing one direction and the top set the opposite. Acting as an anchoring device, the top set enables the bottom cones to effectively lift and sustain sagging tissues, delivering remarkable results.

Silhouette Instalift threads are highly effective for:

  • Lifting Sagging Skin and Jowls: The bi-directional cones provide a robust anchoring mechanism that lifts and tightens sagging skin, especially around the jawline and cheeks.
  • Adding Volume to the Mid-Face: By repositioning the facial tissues and stimulating collagen production, Instalift threads add volume and contour to the mid-face, creating a youthful and rejuvenated appearance.
  • Brightening the Eye: As the threads lift and reposition the midface tissues, they indirectly provide a subtle yet noticeable lift to the under-eye area. This added support helps to reduce under-eye hollows and puffiness, resulting in a brighter and more refreshed eye appearance.

Ensuring You’re a Good Candidate for Instalift Threads

Before undergoing the Instalift procedure, a thorough consultation with a qualified practitioner is essential. This consultation ensures that you are a good candidate for the treatment. Dr. Nathaniel Brigham, MD, an expert in this field, will assess your facial anatomy and skin condition to develop a customized treatment plan.

What Does an Instalift Thread Treatment Look Like

The Procedure:

  1. Marking Lifting Vectors: Dr. Brigham will carefully mark the lifting vectors on your face to guide the thread insertion. Typically, 6-8 threads are used to achieve optimal results.
  2. Sterile Setup: A sterile environment is maintained throughout the procedure to prevent any risk of infection.
  3. Lidocaine Injections: To ensure comfort, lidocaine injections are administered to numb the treatment areas.
  4. Insertion and Setting: The procedure involves inserting and setting the lower half of the threads first, followed by the insertion and setting of the upper anchoring threads. This method maximizes the lifting effect, ensuring a balanced and symmetrical result.

Do Instalift Threads Hurt

Regarding pain management, patients typically tolerate the procedure well. Discomfort is minimized through a combination of 1,000 mg of Tylenol taken 45 minutes before the appointment and lidocaine injections, ensuring your comfort throughout. Many individuals describe the sensation as a gentle gathering of skin layers rather than outright pain. However, some may experience slight tenderness during the setting portion of the procedure.

It’s natural to feel a bit nervous before any cosmetic procedure. If you are feeling unsettled about the procedure, Dr. Brigham can prescribe medication to help you relax. However, you’ll need to arrange for a ride home, as this medication can impair your ability to drive.

Our Thread Takeaway

Silhouette Instalift threads offer a superior solution for those seeking a non-surgical facelift. Their bidirectional cone technology and unique PLLA and PLGA composition stimulate collagen production and provide immediate lifting and long-term rejuvenation. See our Before and After Threads pictures here.

With the expert guidance of professionals like Dr. Brigham, you can achieve a more youthful and refreshed appearance with minimal discomfort and downtime. If you’re considering a facelift but want to avoid surgery, Silhouette Instalift threads might be the perfect option for you.



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