Are you starting to notice the early signs of aging, like sagging skin and facial creases? Traditionally, a facelift was the only option for a dramatic lift, but surgery is not suitable for everyone. Dr. Leonard Miller now offers a non-surgical alternative: Silhouette InstaLift.

What is Silhouette Instalift?

Silhouette InstaLift is a cutting-edge procedure that lifts and smooths facial tissues without surgery. Using dissolvable sutures, Dr. Miller places bi-directional cones under the skin to contour the tissue and stimulate collagen production. The results are natural-looking and immediate, lasting for years.

Benefits of Silhouette InstaLift

  • Noninvasive facial rejuvenation
  • Faster recovery compared to traditional facelift
  • Lifts sagging skin and tightens loose areas
  • Adds volume to sunken cheeks
  • Improves mid-face tissue
  • Possible neck rejuvenation
  • Low risk of complications
  • Fully resorbable sutures

During a consultation, Dr. Miller may suggest additional treatments like Botox or dermal fillers for optimal results.

Ideal candidates for InstaLift

The best candidates are typically in their 40s to 60s, in good overall health, and have mild to moderate sagging skin or facial folds. They should also have good skin quality and realistic expectations. However, InstaLift may not be suitable for those with thin skin, little underlying fat, or poor facial volume.

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The InstaLift procedure

Dr. Miller performs the InstaLift procedure in his Brookline office. It typically lasts less than an hour. As the procedure is minimally invasive, only a local anesthetic is required. The experience is often likened to that of a dermal filler injection, marked by a faint pinch and tug sensation.

Dr. Miller begins by meticulously identifying the treatment area by taking precise measurements of the patient's facial structure. He then administers a local anesthetic at the needle insertion points. Following this, he deftly employs the slender Silhouette InstaLift needle, with attached biodegradable sutures, to insert several fine threads and cones beneath the skin. Once the cones are optimally positioned, and the desired aesthetic outcome is attained, the sutures are neatly trimmed. Post-procedure, most patients are immediately able to resume their routine activities.

What is the recovery for Silhouette InstaLift?

Silhouette InstaLift is an excellent choice for those seeking a fast, effective, non-surgical procedure. Its minimal to non-existent downtime allows you to resume work the same afternoon. However, due to initial mild redness and swelling, some patients may opt to return to work the next day.

For the first week post-procedure, patients are advised to avoid rigorous face washing or rubbing. Makeup can be applied safely the day after. Side effects from the InstaLift technique are typically minor and manageable. A cold compress can help alleviate any swelling. For the initial two to three nights, patients are recommended to sleep with their heads elevated on pillows. 

What do I take for discomfort?

While the procedure isn't typically painful, over-the-counter pain medications can be used if any discomfort persists. Patients should avoid contact sports and high-energy activities for the first week following the InstaLift procedure. Dr. Miller will guide you through recovery, providing comprehensive instructions and scheduling follow-up appointments to ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

What is the cost of a Silhouette InstaLift?

The cost varies based on individual needs. You can schedule a confidential consultation with Dr. Miller to discuss pricing. While InstaLift isn't covered by insurance, we accept various payment methods, including cash, major credit cards, and CareCredit financing.

If you're considering Silhouette InstaLift, don't hesitate to contact the Boston Center for Plastic Surgery for a consultation.

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Why choose us for your Silhouette InstaLift?

Choose Boston Center for Plastic Surgery, the region's largest aesthetic center, for your cosmetic needs. Our specialized team of board-certified surgeons, dermatologists, and aestheticians offers a comprehensive range of surgical and non-surgical procedures. We provide an exclusive concierge experience in our well-equipped facility, ensuring treatments yield natural-looking results.

With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Miller, a pioneer of aesthetic medicine, leads our team, offering world-class expertise and innovative techniques. We are committed to patient satisfaction, offering honest advice, and ensuring comfortable and revitalizing procedures. With our cutting-edge treatments, you can enjoy the convenience of having all aesthetic services under one roof. 

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Silhouette Instalift FAQ

What is Silhouette InstaLift?

Which areas of the face can benefit from InstaLift?

Am I a suitable candidate for Silhouette InstaLift?

Where does Dr. Miller perform the procedure?

When can I return to work after the procedure?

When will I see the results of a Silhouette InstaLift?

What is Silhouette InstaLift?

Silhouette InstaLift is an FDA-approved, noninvasive treatment that lifts the underlying layers of facial skin using unique sutures and cones made from polylactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA). This results in long-lasting facial rejuvenation.

Which areas of the face can benefit from InstaLift?

InstaLift targets sagging skin and volume loss in the mid and lower-face region, including the cheeks, jawline, and upper neck.

Am I a suitable candidate for Silhouette InstaLift?

Most patients with good skin quality and facial volume experiencing issues like nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and midface sagging can benefit from InstaLift.

Where does Dr. Miller perform the procedure?

Dr. Miller performs Silhouette InstaLift in a private treatment room or his personal operating suite, using only a local anesthetic.

When can I return to work after the procedure?

There's little to no downtime, and you can often return to work the same day. Mild redness and swelling may occur but are usually short-lived.

When will I see the results of a Silhouette InstaLift?

You'll see immediate results, and over time, the natural collagen production will enhance the rejuvenating effects, making them last for years.

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