What are the components of Silhouette Soft®?
Silhouette Soft® components are natural and fully absorbable. Polylactic acid, or PLA, has been used for many years in various pharmaceutical and medical applications, such as suture thread, orthopedic pins, screws and nails for bone fractures, etc. It is also used in new biodegradable stent trials.
Silhouette Soft Threads (non-surgical thread facelift)
The development of Silhouette Soft® is based on six years of experience in suture suspension with cones used in reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery in the United States (Silhouette Lift®). Silhouette Soft® is made in Michigan in the USA and is subject to numerous sanitary controls. Silhouette Soft® received CE 0499 approval and the ISO 13485 standards are in accordance with European Directive 93/42.
How long do the results last?
The visible benefits of Silhouette Soft® treatment can last up to 18 months.
Which areas can be treated?
Silhouette Soft® can be used to treat various parts of the face:
•Cheeks and cheekbones
What must be done before Silhouette Soft® treatment?
No special preparation is required prior to Silhouette Soft® treatment.
However, we recommend that you discuss your expectations and ask your doctor any questions you have before starting treatment. Inform the doctor of any treatment you have already received and of any medicines you are currently taking.
Who can provide Silhouette Soft® treatment?
Only doctors thoroughly trained in Silhouette Soft® sutures are authorized to implement the treatment.
What happens immediately after Silhouette Soft® treatment?
After Silhouette Soft® treatment, as with any cosmetic treatment, some slight swelling, redness or bruising may sometimes be observed, but these disappear within days.
There is sometimes a slight wrinkling of the skin (required for optimization of the treatment) which disappears very quickly. If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor.