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Thread Lift
Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the Thread Lift components?

The main Thread Lift component is polylactic acid, or PLA, that has been used for many years in various pharmaceutical and medical applications, such as suture thread, orthopaedic pins, screws and nails for bone fractures, etc.

It is also used in new biodegradable stent trials.

Is Thread Lift safe?

The development of Thread Lift is based on six years of experience in suture suspension with cones used in reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery in the United States (Silhouette Lift®).

Thread Lift-Silhouette Soft is made in Michigan, USA, and is subject to rigorous sanitary controls. Thread Lift received CE 0499 approval and the ISO 13485 standards are in accordance with European Directive 93/42.

How long will the result of Thread Lift treatment last?

The visible benefits of Thread Lift treatment can last up to 18 months.

Silhouette_sutureWhich areas can be treated with Thread Lift?

Thread Lift can be used to treat various parts of the face:

  • Contour
  • Lower jaw
  • Cheeks and cheekbones

Are there any Thread Lift pre-treatment precautions?

No special preparation is required prior to Thread Lift treatment.

However, we recommend that you discuss your expectations and ask your doctor any questions you have before starting treatment. You should inform the doctor of any treatment you have already received and of any medicines you are currently taking.

Who can provide Thread Lift treatment ?

Only doctors thoroughly trained in Thread Lift sutures are authorized to implement the treatment.

What happens immediately after Thread Lift treatment?

After Thread Lift treatment, as with any cosmetic treatment, some slight swelling, redness or bruising may sometimes be observed, but these disappear within days.

There is sometimes a slight wrinkling of the skin (required for optimisation of the treatment) which disappears very quickly.

If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor.

Are there any contraindications to Thread Lift treatment?

You must not use Thread Lift if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Is Thread Lift treatment painful?

No, the treatment is performed under local anaesthetic of certain points of the area to be treated, thus avoiding pain during insertion of the suture.

Are there any Thread Lift post-treatment recommendations?

  • During the week following treatment, do not undergo any dental surgery, and avoid facial massages or any beauty treatment.
  • For the first few weeks, avoid any contact sport.
  • Preferably sleep on your back.
  • In the event of pain, take a pain reliever according to your doctor’s prescription.

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