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Silhouette Brow InstaLift™ in Santa Barbara – Thread Lift

As people age, it is normal for the skin to sag that leads to fine lines and wrinkles. And one of the areas that are affected by age the most is the forehead. The good news is that there’s a way to rejuvenate the forehead through a minimally invasive procedure known as Silhouette Brow Lift. It is an outpatient procedure that is performed under local anesthetic. And the best thing about the procedure is that you don’t need to stay in a hospital, and the recovery time is just five to seven days.

Discover your youthful look.  Silhouette thread lift can help reduce the fine lines and wrinkles of the face and forehead area caused by the aging process resulting in a more youthful appearance.  If you want a minimally invasive approach to a brow lift which can help rejuvenate your skin and help it look vibrant and beautiful, contact Dr. Sheffield at SB Aesthetics to discuss a treatment plan to determine if you are a candidate for silhouette brow lift.

Call (805) 318-3280 to schedule your consultation or submit an inquiry with our online contact form today!

What is a Brow Thread Lift?

The Silhouette Lift is a relatively new technique that utilizes Silhouette Sutures, which is a form of suspension threads. It is a minimally invasive technique used to lift sagging forehead of the patient, as well the neck and midface tissue. The procedure provides better lift because of the use of absorbable cones that offers more traction when lifting the soft tissue underneath the skin’s surface. The sutures are placed at the temporal fascia through a puncture that’s made right above the hairline. This will be where the sutures will be anchored.

What are the Benefits of a Silhouette Lift?

There are several benefits of the thread lift procedure. The first one is that there’s little downtime. When compared to traditional open surgical or endoscopic brow lift that requires a downtime of a maximum of two-three weeks. This procedure will only require a downtime of two to four days. In five to seven days, you have already fully recovered from the procedure. This is because it requires only puncture sites rather than incisions to be made.

The results of the procedure are also natural looking. Although absorbable suspension threads are a relatively new technique the early results are encouraging based on the experience of use in the facial region to elevate the jowl and improve the cheek folds. These studies have shown the sutures and absorbable cones stimulate collagen formation in the process. Facial expressions will still be visible after the procedure is done.

Another benefit of a silhouette lift is that it takes less than an hour to do. It is an effective and fast procedure under local anesthesia. If in the future the skin sags, then a retightening procedure can be done.

Who Needs a Silhouette Lift?

Any patient who is experiencing the sagging of the upper facial area, as well as the drooping of the eyebrows, may be a candidate. Often times there is asymmetry of the brows to consider as well. Consider consulting with Dr. Sheffield to find out if you are an ideal candidate for the procedure.

What are the Risks of a Thread Lift?

With thousands of procedures done all over the globe, it is safe to say that the Silhouette Lift is a safe procedure. The side effects and risks involved with the procedure are rare and mild. time. Placing the sutures in the subcutaneous plane can avoid injury to the nerves of the forehead region. Plastic surgeons can now offer the procedure over the traditional brow lift because of its reliability and effectiveness in lifting sagging foreheads and hopefully minimize the recovery.

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Interested to know about your Instalift options?  Whether you are thinking about having cosmetic surgery, a non-surgical procedure or have had prior surgery and are seeking additional touch-ups, it is critical to work with a skilled plastic surgeon that specializes in facial procedures. Dr. Robert Sheffield is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon at SB Aesthetics offering services to those in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Oxnard and Ventura, CA, and the surrounding communities.  Dr. Sheffield offers patients a customized treatment plan and is available to answer your questions. To schedule a consultation, call 805.318.3280 today.


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