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Procedure Time
30 – 60 minutes (estimated)
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Back to Work
5 – 7 days (estimated)
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Full recovery
2-3 weeks
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Male or female
Both
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Anaesthetic
Local
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Duration of Results
Up to 18 months*
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Risks & Complications
Bruising, swelling, puckering, dimpling, pain*

Dr Leah Totton has won prestigious international awards for her expertise in performing thread face lift and has to date performed more Silhouette Soft thread lift treatments than any other UK doctor. Dr Leah is the UK trainer for thread lift treatments - teaching other doctors how to safely perform this procedure throughout the world. Dr Leah sits on the medical advisory board for Silhouette Soft demonstrating her high level of expertise in the procedure.

The Silhouette Soft® thread facelift (also known as a one stitch facelift) uses bi-directional absorbable threads to lift your facial skin, lifting jowls, nasolabial folds, marionette lines and the eye area – with results lasting around 18 months. The thread lift London treatment with Silhouette Soft Threads is available at our Baker Street, London clinic.

SILHOUETTE SOFT® THREAD LIFT

Results

Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)
Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)
Before and immediately after silhouette soft thread lift

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Before and immediately after silhouette soft thread lift
Before and immediately after silhouette soft thread lift

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Before and immediately after silhouette soft thread lift
Before and after 6 silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after 6 silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)
Before and after 6 silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after 6 silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)
Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)
Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)

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Before and after silhouette soft thread lift (photos taken 2 weeks apart)


Silhouette Soft thread lift video



WHAT IS A SILHOUETTE SOFT® THREAD LIFT?

Silhouette Soft is a specific type of thread (dissolvable stitch). This product produces the best results for a thread face lift - effectively acting as a non-surgical face lift. Silhouette Soft is a very effective thread for lifting tissues but unlike other threads (PDO threads) it produces a different type of collagen so does not produce a large amount of volumisation or plumping. This means it gives a natural lifting result without making you look plumped or “too different”.

Each Silhouette Soft thread is a dissolvable stitch which contains tiny cones. These cones allow the thread to hook into the deep tissue of the face in order to lift it and they also produce collagen.

A Silhouette Soft Thread Lift works in two ways;

  • Firstly, by mechanically lifting the skin, which gives an immediate lifted appearance to the face – acting as a non-surgical facelift
  • Secondly, over the following months, the small cones on the threads (which are anchored deep in your skin) stimulate the body’s collagen production, creating a smooth, lifted appearance that’s completely natural.

The threads are made of PLA (polylactic acid) which is a dissolvable stitch (biodegrable polymer). PLA is the same material used for surgical stitches to close wounds. Over time the threads simply naturally dissolve in your skin, the same way that any dissolvable stitch would.

A thread face lift with Silhouette Soft be used in the following areas:

  • Thread lift eyes area/fox eye lift/ Thread brow lift
  • Lift cheeks and reduce sagging
  • Lift middle and lower face to reduce folds / pouches of sagging tissue beside mouth -
  • Jowls treatment – improving jawline definition acting as a lower non-surgical facelift
  • Neck lift/ Neck thread lift to improve a saggy neck area under chin and jaw

Why is Dr Leah Clinic the best Clinic for a thread lift?

  • Dr Leah Clinics specialise in this treatment and are a centre of excellence for Thread Lifts in the UK.
  • Dr Leah Clinics use the premium thread available on the market – Silhouette Soft threads
  • Dr Leah Totton, Medical Director, is known as the “best thread lift doctor” in the UK and has won awards for the procedure.
  • This treatment at Dr Leah Clinics is referred to as the ultimate thread lift in London and Essex with patients flying in from abroad to have the procedure.
  • Dr Leah Totton is the international trainer for Silhouette Soft thread lift and has personally performed more Silhouette Soft thread lift procedures than any other UK doctor.
  • Dr Leah sits on the medical advisory board for Silhouette Soft demonstrating her high level of expertise in performing the procedure.
  • Dr Leah has also personally trained our associate medical director, Dr Sheila, to the same standard in this procedure.


SILHOUETTE SOFT® THREAD LIFT Reviews

Here’s what our clients have to say…
Dr Leah is the thread lift queen and it is a title I can say she absolutely deserves. I did a lot of research on the best thread face lift before seeing Dr Leah and she was recommended by a beauty journalist who described Dr Leah as the Thread lift queen and I am delighted to say - she was right! My experience with Dr Leah was entirely different to my previous botched thread lift with another doctor, she was professional, and her confidence in the treatment put me at ease. The procedure was so smooth, it took her hardly any time at all and I did not feel a thing after my anaesthetic injection. I had a few days of swelling and some small dips on my cheek but within a few days I could actually see my face had lifted and my jaw was more defined – it is an excellent jowls treatment! The result is better than I even hoped for. I am glad I can write that I had a positive experience, I can say that a thread lift is a good treatment but only if done by the right doctor.

Jen, 53
I had face thread lift performed by Dr Leah, I travel from Bristol to see Dr Leah I trusted her to do my thread lift and I was not disappointed. Results are excellent and surpassed my expectations, my face is less saggy without looking too obvious, it is exactly what I needed, and I can recommend Dr Leah for Botox and for thread lift without hesitation. Worth the travel to see her

Susanne, 53
Highly recommend the silhouette thread lift for men by Dr Leah. Very happy with natural looking results.

Simon, 51
I highly recommend this clinic. Dr Leah was amazing - really down to earth and normal! She talked me through everything and didn’t make me feel pressured into having any treatment. She carried out a Silhouette Soft Lift and talked me through the process, answering any questions that I had. The procedure was fairly painless, and the results look amazing - it has taken years off me! The staff in the clinic were lovely too- really welcoming and made me feel at ease. Thank you

Steph, 42
Ok so I am 54 and have never had anything done to my face. I have wanted to but have never wanted to look "done"! However, after meeting the lovely Dr Leah, for my consultation I changed my mind. Why you might ask? Because I trusted her implicitly. She is very professional and wants you to look "naturally" good. I had silhouette soft (facial threading). Dr Leah totally puts you at ease, explaining everything in detail. I am over the moon with the results. I have my jaw line back! Everything about the clinic is professional. All the staff are very friendly, and no treatments are pushed on you at all. I totally and highly recommend!

Gina, 54
I cannot recommend this clinic highly enough. I have had two amazing thread lifts in the last three years which are the next best thing to a very subtle face lift. Last week I see Dr Sheila for a sprinkle of Botox - my biggest fear is having a frozen look, but Dr Sheila performs it where I am able to have some movement. Between the thread lift for middle and lower face and Botox for my upper face everything is subtly lifted, and I look fresh, but I have movement and look natural- everything I asked for but better.

Lyndsey, 49

Treatment Price

Thread Brow Lift (includes Botox)
£950
SENIOR COSMETIC DOCTOR PRICES
6 threads
£2,350
8 threads
£2,550
10 threads
£2,750
DR LEAH TOTTON
6 threads
£2,600
8 threads
£2,800
10 threads
£3,000
Consultation with Dr Leah (non-refundable)
£100
Consultation with Doctor (non-refundable)
£50


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SILHOUETTE SOFT® FAQS

What areas can be treated using thread lift?

A thread face lift with Silhouette Soft be used in the following areas:

• Thread lift eyes area/fox eye lift
• Eyebrow thread lift/Thread brow lift
• Lift cheeks and reduce sagging
• Lift middle and lower face to reduce folds / pouches of sagging tissue beside mouth
• An excellent jowls treatment – improving jawline definition acting as a lower non-surgical facelift
• An effective neck lift/ Neck thread lift to improve a saggy neck area under chin and jaw
• Dr Leah Clinics do not use Silhouette Soft Thread Lifts to lift the eyes

Ultherapy and Botox is recommended for brow lifts.

What age should I have a thread lift?

Suitable from aged 30 onwards where you have sagging on the face that you wish to improve. The average age of a client to have a thread lift at Dr Leah Clinics in 2020 was age 49.

Does a thread face lift hurt?

No – before the thread lift procedure begins, your Dr Leah clinician will inject a local anaesthetic to numb the treatment area and prevent pain.

What results can I expect from a Silhouette Soft Lift – thread face lift?

The lifting effect from the thread lift will be visible immediately. Additionally, the rejuvenating effect of your thread lift will gradually become visible over 3 months.

What is the difference between PDO and Silhouette Soft thread lift?

They are different treatments and they produce different results.
PDO threads tend to be easier to insert, cheaper in price and produce a different type of collagen to Silhouette Soft. They tend to give more plumping / rejuvenation than lift. Silhouette Soft threads produce less plumping than PDO threads but give a better lift.

Should I have PDO threads or Silhouette Soft thread lift?

If you require plumping / volumisation as well as a subtle lift, then PDO are the best option. If you do not require additional volume but require a reasonable lift, then Silhouette Soft is the best option. If you are unsure which type of thread lift is best, then your Dr Leah Clinics doctor will be able to advise which is best for you at your consultation.

What are the side effects of a thread lift?

Some patients notice some bruising and swelling immediately after their Silhouette Soft® procedure. Other common side effects visible for the first 5 days are puckering of the skin and dimples. We generally advise 5 days of work following a threadlift procedure.

What should I do after my thread lift treatment?

There are an extensive aftercare list which you will have to follow after your procedure, which includes avoiding exercise for 7-14 days and sleeping on your back for 5 nights. You are likely to have obvious marks on the face for 5 days after the treatment so we advise taking 5 days off work/ avoid social activities following this treatment.

How long will my thread lift results last?

Up to 18 months, at which point the treatment can be repeated.

Can I repeat my thread lift treatment?

Yes, there is no limit to how many times your face thread lift treatment can be repeated.

Can I combine thread lift with other treatments?

Yes, the majority of thread lift patients combine the treatment with other treatments such as Ultherapy to tighten the skin prior to lifting, or small amounts of dermal filler after thread lift to enhance the result. These treatments are offered at a discounted rate at your follow up appointment after threat lift treatment.

Which Dr Leah Clinics provide the treatment?

Dr Leah Baker Street clinic is where our thread lift treatments are performed, it has been specially equipped as a thread lift centre.

At Dr Leah Clinics, you’re in safe hands


Meet the Dr Leah Clinics Team



Dr Leah Totton
Medical Director
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Dr Sheila LI
Associate Medical
Director
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Dr Ana Barragan
Senior Cosmetic
Doctor
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Dr Manav BAWA
Senior Cosmetic
Doctor
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Dr Sidra Shakir
Senior Cosmetic
Doctor
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Jenna Bugeja
Lead Aesthetic Practitioner
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Rasa Cernova
Advanced Aesthetic Therapist
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Kim Vu
Advanced Aesthetic Therapist
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Katie Barrett
Advanced Aesthetic Therapist
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Ewa Skowron
Advanced Aesthetic Practitioner
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