Before Surgery: Patient concerned about saggy cheeks and the onset of Jowling. In a relatively young patient, with only mild... degree of sag, a full facelift is considered too early and too invasive. The patient opted for a silhouette lift which is relatively non invasive Surgery: Under local anesthetic, 4 Silhouette sutures where used to lift each cheek and jowl. Counting both sides of the face, a total of 8 silhouette sutures were used by to accomplish the patient's goal: About Silhouette Face Lift: It is a 45-60 minutes procedure, done completely under anesthesia and requiring no hospitalization From the age of 40, the face and cheeks start to sag and we feel the passage of time. Now, the revolutionary new Silhouette Lift gives you the opportunity to get back that face, that smile, that freshness that you like so much, without a general anesthetic, without hospitalization and without a long recovery time. Silhouette Lift is a new face-lift technique that is performed with local anesthetic in less than 45 minutes and without any hospitalization. The immediate recovery enables the patient to go back to normal activities within 2 days and after 2 weeks the face has recovered its soft and natural aspect, any sign of the procedure has disappeared. *The procedure takes place in 4 stages : Insertion – Deployment – Anchoring – Suspension - Fixation *The threads are inserted on the bias through a micro-incision in the temporal region. These sutures are made from polypropylene, a biocompatible material with the human body which has been used for many years in cardiovascular and ophthalmic surgery.