Silhouette InstaLift

Before & After Photo Gallery of Silhouette InstaLift
Before & After Photo Gallery of Silhouette InstaLift


SILHOUETTE INSTALIFT™ –  The New Scarless Facelift Alternative: also known as the “no scalpel facelift”.

The Newest Minimally-Invasive Procedure to Lift Sagging Facial Skin  


We are excited to announce the Silhouette InstaLift™ – the latest facial rejuvenation procedure for those wishing to erase years off their appearance and do not wish to undergo invasive surgery.

Kim tells us why she decided to have the Silhouette Instalift:

Loose, sagging skin which has lost underlying volume and elasticity (firmness) is one of the major contributors to an aged and tired appearance. Silhouette InstaLift is a minimally invasive in-office procedure which  re-contours your face by lifting the deeper layers of your skin, creating a more youthful appearance.


Please describe the preprocedure consultation:

Dr.Burke uses preprocedure realtime multidimensional digital imaging to aid in formulation of a treatment plan unique to you and your goals.  You will be able to preview possible results on yourself before undergoing this procedure.

Please describe the actual procedure:

During a short in-office procedure,  proprietary Silhouette Instalift sutures are inserted beneath the skin to lift the deeper layers of the skin in your forehead, mid-face cheek, and neck areas. The treatment  requires only local anesthesia, and typically takes 30-45 minutes. We also offer conscious sedation as an additional option.


Can you help with anxiety during the procedure? I am very nervous.

For those who may be apprehensive or wish to undergo additional procedures at the same office session, monitored conscious sedation is available.

When will I see results?

Results are immediate (and improve over time as your own collagen is formed and the material is resorbed).

Please tell about recovery from the procedure.

Recovery is minimal.  Initially there is a varying amount of swelling, and sometimes bruising.  Although there is no reason one couldn’t return to reasonable activity right away, it is better to some time off work (depending on the type of work that you do).  Swimming and heavy exercising should be avoided for 2 weeks.  Also, it is better to avoid opening your mouth to maximum (as in biting into an apple).  There are no food restrictions, but you shouldn’t open your mouth widely for 2 weeks.

Do you have patient examples?

This is a patient who presented for treatment of midface skin droop and lack of cheek contour.

She presented for treatment of midfacial skin droop with deep nasolabial folds, lack of cheek contour, and increasing prominence of acne scars from skin loosening and sagging.  She did not want surgical incisions and wished to resume her normal activities as soon as possible.  Here are the pretreatment photos:

These 2 photos show the markings on the right side prior to the procedure and the simulation of the degree of tissue tightening.




The photos below are the before/immediately after the procedure.




This is the 3 dimensional video showing the before/before-after-and the after 

This is her interview 3 weeks after the procedure.

Valerie just had the procedure done 3 weeks ago and tells of her experience in this video:

Deborah just had an Instalift

Here are her Immediate Results:

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Here are her results at 6 months:

The unique Silhouette InstaLift sutures are naturally absorbed by your body over several months.  The sutures stimulate the production of collagen naturally as they are absorbed, aiding healthy skin renewal for natural-looking, long lasting results.

anchor cone

This is a magnified photo of the suture and an anchoring cone which allows Dr.Burke to tighten the skin and holds the skin in its new position.