WHAT IS A THREADLIFT?
A thread lift is a non-surgical, minimally invasive facelift and/or body contouring procedure that uses special suture threads to “lift up” sagging skin on the neck and face, buttocks, arms and other areas. The procedure is less time-consuming than a traditional facelift or butt-lift, and there is virtually little recovery or downtime. The end result is a more refreshed, relaxed, natural and youthful appearance.
Dr. Berger offers a few types of Thread Lift options for both face and buttocks: those using our Silhouette Thread in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and those using NovaThreads. Each technique and product offers unique advantages, so the best way to determine if which of these great procedures is right for you is to speak with Dr. Andre Berger in person. Please call today to schedule a consultation at our LA office.
The Silhouette Instalift
The Silhouette InstaLift is used to lift underlying tissue. Where procedures such as dermal filler injections or laser rejuvenation are used primarily to treat shallow signs of aging, Silhouette InstaLift is used to create lift at deeper levels.
Sometimes known by the name Silhouette Lift or Soft, Silhouette InstaLift is typically used around the cheeks and jawline in order to provide structure and youthful orientation to the face. As we age, the skin in the cheeks tends to droop, wrinkle, and sag. Silhouette InstaLift is designed to mitigate many of those signs of aging.
In Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, the Silhouette InstaLift procedure is performed under local anesthesia. The InstaLift sutures are inserted into the skin (the target depth is roughly 5mm). Once those sutures are in place, Dr. Berger can compress and “lift” the skin thanks to the bi-directional cones located along the suture.
Silhouette InstaLift threads encourage the body’s production of collagen, giving patients a one-two punch of rejuvenation: the mechanical “lift” from the suture, and the restorative powers of collagen.
The Threadlift Procedure
In general, our thread lift procedures are in-office procedures taking about 60 – 90 minutes. The patient will be given a local anesthetic and will likely not feel any discomfort or pain. Patient comfort is a paramount concern for us, so we do everything possible to ensure that patients are well taken care of.
Dr. Berger will then determine the best sites to insert the “thread” in order to achieve the desired final result. Next, Dr. Berger will begin the process of inserting the threads. The specifics of this will depend on the desired final result and the Thread Lift product employed (such as NovaThreads or Silhouette InstaLift).
This process is repeated several times in the targeted area, in order to create the desired shape and lift, again varying due to the Thread Lift product employed. In general, the entire process takes less than 30 minutes, allowing patients to resume their normal activities in short order.
A PIONEER IN THREAD LIFT PROCEDURES
Dr. Andre Berger is a pioneer in the field of Thread Lifts. He was among the first to adopt the thread lift in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and in California.
Due to this, he has a well-earned reputation as an innovator and educator to his fellow cosmetic surgeons. Because Dr. Berger always strives for the absolute best for his patients, he offers the new Novathread Lift and the Silhouette InstaLift because they offer a great new way to achieve dramatic (but natural-looking) results.
When focusing on the latest techniques and technologies, Dr. Berger is able to bring over 13 years of Thread Lift experience to help patients get the best results possible. Because of that recognized experience and expertise, Dr. Berger is a physician trainer in many Thread Lift techniques and products.
Despite the fact that they are minimally invasive, Thread Lift procedures can be quite delicate. That’s why you want to make sure to a steady, experienced, and expert cosmetic surgeon such as Dr. Berger during your procedure.
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