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How Can I Lift My Sagging Jowls?

Are you looking for a non-surgical way to smooth your facial wrinkles especially jowls and drooping cheeks? You’re not alone. Technological advances have made it unnecessary to go under the knife for many patients seeking the results of a facelift without the cutting, pain, risks, and recovery time. Many patients come to New York Skin & Vein Center for a less invasive option that can be completed in less than 60-minutes.

What Is Silhouette InstaLift?

The Silhouette InstaLift relies on the use of sutures which lift the face. The threads used in this procedure are absorbable sutures with tiny cones made of the same material. These sutures lift and hold the deeper layers of the skin, redraping and redefining your face for a younger-looking appearance.

The material for the sutures and cones are made of a biodegradable substance which is absorbed by the skin while the tissue heals around them. As the body absorbs the sutures, they stimulate collagen and volume to smooth wrinkles too.

How Does the Silhouette InstaLift Work?

The procedure starts with assessing and measuring your face. A local anesthetic is injected into the points on the cheek where the suture will be threaded under the skin. Dr. Dohner inserts a needle with a suture attached and guides it through the facial tissue. The sutures, interspersed with tiny “cones” adept at grabbing a tissue, gather the skin, essentially, lifting and redraping it to contour the mid-face.

How Long Does the Procedure Take to Perform?

Depending on how many threads are needed during your treatment, it can take anywhere from 30-60 minutes, including prep time.

Consultations Available Now

The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with one of our highly trained providers at New York Skin & Vein Center located in Oneonta, NY, serving the surrounding New York City areas with additional offices in Norwich, Binghamton, and Hamilton.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will reach out to you promptly to schedule your appointment. Your journey to a healthier, happier you can start today.

Is Silhouette InstaLift Treatment Painful?

At New York Skin & Vein Center we use a local anesthetic to numb the area before inserting the sutures, so you won’t feel a thing during your session.

Are You A Good Candidate?

The InstaLift is for women and men seeking to refresh their appearance and obtain a more youthful look without surgery. The best candidates have moderate sagging of the skin in the mid-face.

When Can You See Results & How Long They Will Last?

A large part of why patients are drawn to Silhouette InstaLift is that you see results immediately. The outcome gets better over time as the sutures dissolve and trigger the body’s natural collagen production. For a minimally invasive, virtually pain-free procedure, patients can enjoy the impact of their InstaLift for up to two years.

At New York Skin & Vein Center we’ll discuss your expectations, answer your questions, and tailor your treatment to meet your goals. Dr. Dohner will discuss the details of the procedure and let you know if you’re a good candidate during your consultation.

Testimonials

*Individual Results May Vary

Dr. Dohner and his team strive to provide the best experience for everyone who chooses their practice for their aesthetic and vein needs. Read why our patients love their results & experience with Dr. Dohner and his team of expert providers at New York Skin & Vein Center in New York.
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Take the Next Step

To schedule your in-person InstaLift consultation, call New York Skin & Vein Centers at (607) 286-0672 or simply fill out the form on this page. We look forward to working with you!

*Individual Results May Vary

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