New Review Highlights Best Candidates for Absorbable Suture Suspension
A consensus review on Silhouette InstaLift , a minimally invasive procedure to lift the midface, published in the June 2018 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology , offers guidance on best practices for achieving optimal patient outcomes with absorbable suture suspension.
The two-year review paper, led by plastic surgeons Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, and Mark Nestor, MD, PhD, builds upon a 2017 consensus paper on the safety and efficacy of absorbable suspension sutures while providing updated guidance to help practitioners obtain high clinician and patient satisfaction.
The update explores emerging developments in absorbable suture suspension for best outcomes including, qualities of the ideal candidate, advice for pre-treatment planning, suture placement, and postprocedure care to maximize patient satisfaction and results.
“Candidates for absorbable suspension sutures often desire repositioning of facial tissue beyond what fillers can provide but may not be a candidate for a surgical...
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