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Silhouette Lift Reviews

Silhouette Lift Reviews

Our doctor in the clinic has done a review of the comparison of various threads used for face lift procedures. There are so many types of thread used for facelift and body lift. What are the differences or similarity of the threads or their:

  • Material used
  • Number of filament
  • If whether absorbable
  • mechanism of action,
  • property etc.

can best be summarized in a table as below.

 

 

 

Silhouette Soft Thread for Face & Body Lift

Silhouette Soft Thread for Face & Body Lift

 

 

Material used Number of filaments

(type of thread)

Absorbable (duration, months)
Aptos thread Polypropylene Mono, bidirectional No
Contour thread Polypropylene Mono, uni-directional No
Happy Lift thread Polycaprolactone (PCL) Mono, uni-directional Yes, 12 -18
Serdev thread Polycaproamide Mono, suspension, skeletal fixation Yes
PDO thread Polydioxanone Poly, bio-stimulation Yes, 9-12
Gold thread 99.99% pure gold Mono, inert, no barb No
Silhouette Soft thread, knotted, conned Polylactic acid, PLA Poly, bio-stimulation Yes, 18
Collagen thread, no barb collagen Poly, bio-stimulation Yes, 3-4
V Facelift thread, no barb PDO Poly, bio-stimulation Yes, 9-12
Vampire lift uses no thread Filler & PRP only Bio-stimulation Yes, couple of years