Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Silhouette Soft - Lift thread, absorbable
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • Silhouette Soft - Lift thread, absorbable
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 221747
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


Austramedex (Vic) Pty Ltd - Silhouette Soft - Lift thread, absorbable

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III


Austramedex (Vic) Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 183,HALLAM, VIC, 3803


ARTG Start Date


Product category

Medical Device Class III



Approval area

Medical Devices


- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.




Silhouette Lift Inc

1 Technology Drive

Irvine, CA, 92618

United States Of America


1. Silhouette Soft - Lift thread, absorbable

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



46859 Lift thread, absorbable

Functional description

Silhouette Soft Suture is a clear resorbable (polylactic acid) material and resorbable cones (lactide

glycolide 82-18). Each suture has two series of cones. Each series has the same number of cones

oriented in opposite (bidirectional) direction towards each extremity of the suture. Cones are separated by

tied knots placed at 0.5 or 0.8cm from each other and free knots floating between the knots. Each suture

has 2 needles attached.

Intended purpose

Silhouette Soft is indicated for use in plastic and reconstructive surgery in aesthetic plastic and surgical

procedures for approximation of subcutaneous tissue to elevate and reposition sagging skin to restore or

enhance a patients facial appearance.

Variant information

Length (cm) 26.8 ± 30 suture length

Shape cones 8-16

Model number (see guidance docs) Model number:

SM22, SM23, SM25

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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