Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is Silhouette InstaLift®?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® is a 45-minute dual-action cosmetic rejuvenation device that restores your younger appearance by:
- Immediately lifting sagging, aging skin in the mid-face area
- Gradually restoring volume and repositioning skin by stimulating new collagen production
Q. What are the results of Silhouette InstaLift®?
A. Changes in the shape and appearance of the face happen gradually over time. These changes occur as skin strength and elasticity decrease with age as well as gradual loss of fat, bone, and cartilage. Silhouette InstaLift® is a minimally invasive cosmetic rejuvenation device that provides an instant lift to aging skin in the mid-face area. It restores lost facial volume by stimulating collagen production for a more youthful appearance that continues to improve over time for up to 2 years.
Q. How does Silhouette InstaLift® work?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® uses the latest micro-suspension technology (MST) to lift the mid-face area while simultaneously activating the creation of natural collagen to boost volume.
Q. What are Silhouette InstaLift® sutures made of?
A. Sutures are made from a well-known polymer that is frequently used in medical devices and is well tolerated by the body.
Q. Who might be interested in Silhouette InstaLift®?
A. Those looking for a quick, minimally invasive option to restore the youthful lift of the mid-face without fillers may be interested in Silhouette InstaLift®.
Q. How is the Silhouette InstaLift® procedure performed?
A. Before the treatment begins, your physician explains where the micro-suspension technology (MST) will be placed and temporarily marks your face with a pen. Then a local anesthetic is provided.
Q. How long does the procedure take?
A. The entire procedure takes only 45 minutes.
Q. Is the procedure painful?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® is a quick, minimally invasive way to restore your youthful appearance with minimal discomfort. A local anesthetic is provided
Q. How much downtime is needed following the procedure?
A. Following treatment, patients may experience minor pain, swelling, and bruising. Recovery time is minimal, with most patients returning to normal activities within 2-4 days.
Q. Is general anesthesia required?
A. No. A local anesthetic is all that is required.
Q. What results can I expect with Silhouette InstaLift®?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® delivers an immediate lift and gradually restores lost facial volume in the mid-face area by triggering your own natural collagen production for a more youthful appearance that continues to improve over time.
Q. How long do the results last?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® instantly lifts aging skin and improves facial volume for a youthful appearance in the mid-face area that continues to improve over time and lasts up to 2 years.
Q. Is the procedure safe?
A. Silhouette InstaLift® is the only FDA-cleared dual-action device for cosmetic rejuvenation. It is made from well-known polymer that is frequently used in medical devices and is well tolerated by the body.
Q. What are the side effects associated with Silhouette InstaLift®?
A. After the procedure there may be some minor pain, swelling, and bruising. Silhouette InstaLift® is technique-sensitive, so you should speak with your doctor to see if you are the type of person best suited to receive the treatment based on skin type, age, facial structure and medical history.