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Who is suitable for Silhouette Soft®?

The patient selection should be very careful as not all patients can be suitable for a Silhouette Soft® treatment. The following pictures will help you evaluating a good from a bad indication.

Patient Selection: Ideal Patient

The Silhouette Soft® patient must have a good skin quality; not too thin neither too thick.

The ideal indications are mid face, jaw line, brow and neck moderate sagging or visible marionette lines and nasolabial folds.

Patient Selection: Non Ideal Patient

The patients presented in this slide are not suitable for a Silhouette Soft® treatment.

Top left: Excessive skin in the mandibular region associated with thick skin
Top right: Excessive skin due to advanced ageing and thin skin
Bottom left: Moderate excessive skin in the mandibular region but with hypertrophic type ageing
Bottom right: Excessively thin skin in a face that is lacking fat tissue

Contraindications

Silhouette Soft devices should not be used in case of:

  • Patient with foreign body sensitivity or known or suspected allergies to implant or instrument materials in particular plastic/biomaterial
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • Patients with active sepsis or infection
  • Patients with limited ability or un-willingness to follow post treatment recommendations
  • Patients under 18
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