Non-Surgical Facelift

Lift, Volume & Facial Anatomy

Facelift-like rejuvenation without the downtime of surgery.

Non-Surgical Facelift

Lift, Volume & Facial Anatomy

Treatment packages are customised to your specific aesthetic desires & skin concerns without the high cost and downtime associated with traditional facelift surgery. *

The Liquid Facelift has been an evolving treatment protocol for several years.


The traditional non-surgical facelift up to now has consisted of various injection techniques, including fillers to mimic facelift results.

Patients seeking traditional facelift surgery, despite the fantastic advantages, are becoming fewer & farther between due to the high cost, pain and bruising, recover time and often the permanency of surgical intervention once they have further aged.

Times have changed and Dr Clark is focusing on new enhanced treatments:


The key areas of Lift, Volume & Facial anatomy can now be addressed using minimally invasive & sometimes non-invasive combination treatments.

In addition to Liquid techniques, Dr Clark is offering stand-alone treatments applied to the skin to ensure that your features & facial symmetry are matched by a glowing complexion with ultimate skin hydration.

Thread lifts


Thread lifts are minimally invasive treatments that help anchor facial anatomy.

The process involves inserting and tightening a barbed thread into the sagging areas of the face and tightening them upwards to achieve facial lift.*

Most commonly used in the cheek to reposition fat pads & sagging facial tendons – thread lifts are also now being utilised in the jaw & jowl area to contour the jawline.

Non Surgical Facelifts Sndton

PRP Facial Rejuvenation


Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrate of platelet-rich plasma protein derived from your own blood, which is centrifuged to remove red blood cells.

By using your body’s own platelet rich plasma to rejuvenate your skin has the potential to not only improve your skin & reduce visible wrinkles but also stimulate collagen & elastin production.**

The procedure has the potential to create a supple & plump skin.*

VelaShape III Skin Tightening


VelaShape III brings skin lifting and skin tightening to the non-surgical facelift table.

An often-overlooked part of the ageing makeover, the neck is an integral part of reducing the tell-tale signs of your visible age. Previously the neck area was troublesome to treat using non-surgical techniques.

VelaShape III combines suction, massage & a blend of infrared light with radio frequency to lift & tighten the skin in the neck area.*

F.A.Q

What is Silhouette Soft Thread Lifts?

Simply put a Silhouette Soft Lift is a minimally invasive procedure to lift and tighten sagging skin in the mid and lower face. The process involves inserting and tightening a barbed thread into the sagging areas of the face and tightening them upwards. This essentially mimics facelift results but without the cost or downtime, although only temporarily.*


Dr Alastair Clark, Silhouette Soft Key Opinion Leader

Dr Clark is a Silhouette Soft Thread Lift trainer and Key Opinion Leader for South Africa.

This means he is at the forefront of global technique advancement. In the past Thread Lifts have created lift using anchor points in the skin and uni-directional pull to create lift in the cheek, neck or jawline to mimic surgical facelift results.

New techniques now show that multiple threads used at multiple angles will not only provide more accurate and patient specific lift but also allow a more subtle and individualized thread lift treatment.*


Thread Lift procedure duration

Depending on the number of Threads required for your treatment, the procedure time could vary from anything between 30-60 minutes. The entire procedure is performed under local anaesthetic and after a brief recovery you can go home, on the same day.*


BEFORE & AFTER

Before & After photos does not guarantee specific results and the results can vary from person to person.

Silhouette Soft Threads Lifts



RECOMMENDED HOMECARE PRODUCTS

Specific results of our products can vary from person to person.

Please use our Skin Assessment Tool and we will assist you to select the right products for your skin.


A World of Combination Treatments

Skin Brightening & Pigmentation treatments are recommended along with your non-surgical facelift.

Fractional Non-ablative Laser Treatments in Sandton

IPL & Laser

Sun Spots & Deep Pigmentation.

Skin Brightening in Sandton

Skin Brightening

Targeted Skin Resurfacing.

Mesotherapy Treatments in Sandton

MesowGlo Facial

Deep Skin Hydration.

Results of our treatments are specific and do vary from person to person.

Dr Clark will discuss your expectations during your consultation and work out a customised treatment plan tailored for you needs and budget.

Silhouette Soft® Thread Lifts

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