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Silhouette Soft®

Silhouette Soft®

What is Silhouette Soft® treatment?

Silhouette Soft® is the latest cosmetic inject technology to help with facial retightening and collagen regeneration. This treatment helps to create desired facial contour and lift through the action of re-absorbable sutures (re-absorbable sutures are medical thread commonly used to hold, mould and seal epidermis/ dermis skin tissue).

How does Silhouette Soft® Work?

Silhouette Soft® is made of a polylactic acid re-absorbable suture (thread), and moulded cones made of lactide/ glycolide.

The suture (thread) acts as scaffolding under the surface of the skin to lift sagging soft skin tissue. The cones hold the suture (thread) in place. The components of the suture (thread) and cones are totally re-absorbable and in time stimulate the body’s production of collagen to replace depleted facial volume, which diminishes with age.

What is the process?

The doctor specialised performing Silhouette Soft® applies a local anaesthetic to the face, once the area is sedated the doctor injects the Silhouette Soft® suture (thread) under the skin using a fine needle.

After inserting the suture (thread), the doctor applies slight pressure on the treated area to reshape the surface of the skin and achieve the immediate lift.

Silhouette Soft® can be carried out on a variety of areas of the face with long lasting results.

Which area can be treated?

Silhouette Soft® is a unique solution with long-lasting results that can be carried out on different areas:

  • Jaw line
  • Cheeks
  • Malar area
  • Eyebrows
  • Neck

Before & After Photo’s

The before and after photo’s below showcase how Silhouette Soft® significantly lifts and tightens the face.

Frequently asked questions:

What are the side effects?

You may experience minor side effects including:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Slight pulling or mild pucker of the skin where the thread is placed, this is normal and will subside within 2 weeks

What is the ideal age to get this treatment?

The ideal age bracket to get this treatment is 30 to 60 years old, without excessively loose skin or severe ptosis (sagging/dropping skin of the upper eyelid).

What happens to the suture (thread)?

Silhouette Soft® is a non-invasive treatment, once the suture (thread) is injected into the face the thread is broken down and absorbed into the skin, living behind a seamless tightened finish.

How long is the treatment?

The Silhouette Soft® procedure takes just 30 minutes under local aesthetic.

How long does Silhouette Soft® last?

The Silhouette Soft® treatment lasts up to 18 months.

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  • Pre Treatment
  • Post Treatment

We require you to come in for a comprehensive consultation with one of our registered doctors to discuss the Silhouette Soft® treatment. After deciding what you wish to achieve and considering your needs, your doctor will formulate a treatment plan.

The procedure is over in 30 minutes and you will be able to get back to your full social life with minimal recovery time. You may experience minor side effects including:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Redness

The reactions are mild to moderate and will usually disappear in no more than 2 to 3 days depending on the individual. Some people may be more sensitive than others, so the recovery is individual. It is best to treat the area with care and try not to do any activities that may impact the area causing aggravation.

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