Silhouette Instalift

Silhouette Instalift is an FDA-cleared technology that provides an immediate face lift effect as well as a regenerative effect for continued, natural results. The Instalift is a great option for patients who prefer to avoid or wait a considerable amount of time before they consider facelift surgery.

As we age, our facial skin can start to sag and wrinkles can develop. In the past, these issues could only be addressed with surgical procedures, such as a facelift. The Silhouette Instalift helps increase and restores volume to the mid-face and cheek area for a natural-looking more youthful appearance. Silhouette InstaLift is the ideal minimally-invasive solution for many men and women who are interested in refreshing their appearance without major surgery, injections or lasers.

How It Works

Dr. Ritacca will place a biodegradable thread and absorbable cones into the subcutaneous fat layer just beneath the skin where the lifting is desired. The layers of your face can be repositioned and elevated to reveal a less saggy jaw, cheek line and neck. Your body will naturally absorb the cones and stimulate new collagen growth to retain the youthful appearance for up to a year. Silhouette threads provide vast improvement made from Plyglycolide/L-lactide (PLGA), which is also used in Sculptra® collagen builder.

Treatment Details

Silhouette InstaLift is an in-office procedure. Dr. Ritacca will mark the areas to be treated and administer a local anesthetic in key areas. No incision is required, as the suture is inserted using a fine needle. The lifting effect is immediate and will continue to gradually and naturally restore facial volume. There is no downtime and results last up to 18 months. Generally you may drive yourself to the office and home.

Silhouette InstaLift Results

Individual results for this procedure may vary. However, most patients will experience an improvement to sagging skin and wrinkles in the mid and lower face regions. Results are immediate, and little downtime is required. This 45 minute comfortable procedure provides:

  • Instant results
  • Natural looking, long-lasting lift and contour
  • FDA approval
  • Minimal downtime
  • Comfortable with only local anesthesia

What’s the downtime of Silhouette Instalift?

The Silhouette InstaLift is minimally invasive so you will enjoy a quick recovery. Most patients may return to work and social activities the next day. Expect to be slightly swollen, red or bruised immediately following the procedure. Your only restrictions will be maintaining a light diet without aggressive chewing and no heavy gym work or lying on the face for 2 weeks. This allows the threads to anchor your results for a long lasting result.

Is Silhouette Instalift safe?

The sutures are FDA-approved and manufactured in the United States. Plyglycolide/L-lactide (PLGA), which is also used in Sculptra® absorb naturally in the body and has been used for many years.

What other treatments/procedures can Silhouette Instalift™ be combined with?

Silhouette Instalift™ can be combined with other lifting and tightening procedures such as Ultherapy or ThermiLift. It can also be combined with BOTOX® and injectable fillers for optimal correction of laxity, volume and lift.

Call the professionals at Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa today to schedule your no obligation, complimentary consultation to learn if you’re a Silhouette Instalift candidate today 847-367-8815.