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Thread Lifts

The TBC Silhouette Soft Lift

The TBC silhouette soft thread lift is a non-surgical approach to lifting the face. It is a relatively straightforward procedure performed under a local anaesthetic and can be a real alternative for those who do not wish to go down the surgical facelifting route.

Rebalancing Volume and softening lines

It is a technological innovation, offering a simple  solution, in suitable patients, to a subtle re-definition of facial contours, restoration of volume and reduction of wrinkles, all without the use of incisions or general anaesthetic. The discreet, 60-minute procedure means you can be in and out within a lunch hour, and able to go back to your daily activities within a few days. Silhouette Soft can be used as a stand-alone treatment but we prefer to use this technique in combination with High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound (HIFU), dermal fillers, muscle relaxing injections and Plasma Shower regimes.

The Silhouette Soft® Thread Lift suture is made of L-Polylactic Acid while the bidirectional cones are made of Lactide Glycolide ; these are totally biocompatible and biodegradable. Each suture is inserted into the subcutaneous tissue,  followed by elevation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues over the cones;  this allows compression and traction and creates an immediate lift and re-definition of the focus area.

Furthermore, the Polylactic Acid helps stimulate the fibroblasts and collagen production in the local subcutaneous tissues which leads to gradual collagen regeneration  and a delayed secondary lifting effect.

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£1200

Please contact Mr Banwell's office on 01342 330302 or email help@paulebanwell.com for further information.

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Thread Lifts
At a Glance

Approx 1 hour

PROCEDURE TIME

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Outpatient Local Anaesthetic

HOSPITAL STAY

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No

ANAESTHETIC ASSESSMENT

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None

PRE ADMISSION TESTS

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Sleeping on back recommended for a few days

SLEEPING POSITION

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Immediately

REASONABLY MOBILE

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Shower immediately

WASHING

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Immediate

DRIVING

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2 weeks

EXERCISE INCLUDING GYM

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Ok

SEXUAL ACTIVITY

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1 week

FULL RECOVERY

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Not required

TIME OFF WORK

Thread Lifts
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Not required

BRAS & GARMENTS

Patients may wish to consider High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound (HIFU), botox, fillers, Profhilo, Plasma shower or surgical facelift. Mr Banwell will discuss all potential options with you. Facial rejuvenation nowadays involves combination treatment and bespoke treatment plans.

Our trademark Banwell Clinic non-surgical facelift involves needleless biodynamic  facial with Profhilo followed by HIFU followed by Silhouette Soft threadlifts for patients in Sussex, Kent, Sureey and London. In addition, 3-D dermal fillers or fat injections can also be used to enhance the contour of both lips and other  areas of the face requiring volumisation or refined contouring. These procedures all have their own indications and risk profiles that you should speak with Mr Banwell about.

There are both general and specific risks to the treatment and Mr Banwell will talk to you in detail regarding these. General risks include bruising and swelling, bleeding, wound infection, abnormal scarring and keloid scarring. Specific risks include haematoma (collection of blood under the skin), excessive scar formation, wrinkling, dimpling, ruckling, palpability of cones, visibility of cones, asymmetry, numbness, loss of movement to the facial muscles of expression and disappointment with the extent of improvement in both the contour of the face and neck – often this is dependent upon the number of threads used.

Whilst threadlifts may contribute to you looking younger, your face will continue to age at a rate that it otherwise would have; further treatments on a regular basis are therefore required including th epossiblity of surgical intervention.

Clinic fees are usually charged according to how many threads are used although for pan facial threadlifting with Silhouette Soft special packages are available.

Mr Banwell provides an excellent service in pre-operation information, as well as total expertise and attention to detail in surgery. He was very informative and helpful after care.  I received excellent and sympathetic nursing care and anaesthetist. Mr Banwell has a very helpful practice manager and assistant.  My eyes have regained an ‘openness’ similar to my younger years. I no longer look tired.  I would highly recommend Mr Banwell to anyone considering cosmetic surgery.


Victoria B.

Mr Banwell exceeded all expectation as did his team. Excellent communication and explanation of all procedures. 100% punctual, 100% attentive. The operation was a stunning success and virtually invisible. The whole process of dealing with Paul and the team has been so simple and easy. Options and operational procedures were explained and executed superbly. A total professional and perfectionist who demonstrates great skill, care and knowledge. I would have no hesitation to recommend Paul Banwell. Quite simply, if you want the best, Paul is it!


Tim H.

Mr Banwell explained the details of my procedures in a professional and sensitive manner. He took the time to put me at ease and answer all my questions in a way that I could understand. Each step of my treatment from the initial consultation through to its conclusion was supported by professional who with their support enables me to have an extremely smooth journey through my procedures. For the first time in my adult life I am happy in my own skin. I would recommend Mr Banwell to anyone who has been thinking of cosmetic surgery in a heartbeat. Through his skill and understanding of the female body, he carries out his profession with the utmost care and consideration.


Susan G.

Dear Mr Banwell I am writing to thank you, Kim and the rest of the lovely staff at the McIndoe. I was very nervous when I first met you, about having surgery but realised that it was a necessary evil. I need not have been worried, as from our initial consultation to surgery to full recovery, you have all been amazing.  You have changed my life – for the first time ever I have had some photos taken of me and my children. I stand taller and feel so much happier with life. I have even started my own business. I never realised that it would have had such a profound effect – and it didn’t hurt!! Thank you again.  I wish you and your team lots of health, luck and happiness.


Pamela C.

Procedure was quick, pain fee and I was made to feel at ease. I would highly recommend Mr Banwell, he provided an honest opinion of the result and all the options. I barely have a scar to speak of! Great result.


Claire H.

You are the greatest Plastic Surgeon in UK today. Keep me informed. Your excision of my SCC was a masterpiece of Surgery.


Aubrey T.

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