The support threads known with Silhouette Suture, are a modern product and arrived to contribute a lot in the arsenal of materials used in aesthetic medicine. They are made up of small cones that form a thread of a material called polylactic acid, fully absorbable by the body and this is one of its main advantages over other types of threads used in the past. It is indicated for the repositioning of the tissues of the face in a quick and minimally invasive manner, in addition to improving the quality of the skin in the regions where it is applied. It can be performed in the plastic surgeon's office with local anesthesia providing immediate and very natural results lasting approximately 18 months. - Common questions
What is Silhouette Suture thread?
The Silhouette Suture yarn is considered a technological innovation that aims to improve the facial contour, returning the deep tissues to the place of origin, treating wrinkles and improving the quality of the skin in the treated area as a consequence. It has the ability to provide a lift effect on the face with immediate and very natural result.
What are the main indications for using Silhouette Suture?
Silhouette suture threads are especially suitable for patients over 30 years of age, who show signs of aging but who still have no indication for plastic surgery on the face, or those patients who are afraid or cannot undergo a rhytidoplasty and has a desire to improve his appearance in a natural way.
What are the areas where the Silhouette yarn can be used?
The main regions are the cheeks and cheekbones (raising and giving a fuller appearance, returning the sign of youthfulness), the region of the jaw, enhancing the mandibular line and emphasizing and returning the beauty of the mandibular contour, and the eyebrows, which can be elevated in its caudal portion giving an air of sensuality and youth. They can also be used on the neck providing a smoother appearance of the neck skin.
Is the Silhouette thread suture safe?
The answer is yes! Silhouette yarns are made of a material known as polylactic acid (PLA) that has been used for many years in different pharmaceutical and medical applications with great safety. It is a natural component, biocompatible and fully absorbable by the body.
What precautions should I take after placing Silhouette wires?
The procedure is relatively simple and can be performed by a trained plastic surgeon or dermatologist in an outpatient setting under local anesthesia and takes approximately 45 minutes, depending on the size of the area to be treated. We recommend avoiding sun exposure in the first week after the procedure and only perform physical activities after 15 days. The result is immediate, but there may be edema in the first 3 days.