PDO Thread Lift

Minimally invasive alternative to a traditional facelift.

What is a PDO Thread Lift?

Thread lifts are a minimally invasive alternative to the facelift for patients who are not ready to undergo more aggressive treatment options. Although the effects from a thread lift will be temporary and not as dramatic as a facelift, improvement in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles can be seen gradually as the procedure stimulates natural collagen production.

Features

  • minimally Invasive
  • Quick Treatments
  • Less Downtime
    Recovery time after a PDO Thread treatment is usually less than a week as opposed to a 2-4 week recovery time for a traditional facelift.

FAQs

Am I a good candidate for this treatment?

For the right candidate, the Thread Lift can provide a pleasing, natural rejuvenation of the face with the benefit of no general anesthesia, rapid recovery and very minimal cost compared to a facelift or a necklift. Thread Lift may be combined with other, more minor surgical procedures, such as Botox, Injectable Fillers, microneedling, or skin resurfacing lasers.

Ideal candidates for thread lifts include:

  • People with minimal signs of aging who need just a small lift. Good candidates are those patients who are starting to see some droopiness of the brow, cheeks, jowls and/or neck and would like to see a lift effect, but do not want the risk, scars, or recovery of a real browlift, facelift, or necklift operation.
  • People who have had some relapse from a previous plastic surgery procedure such as a facelift or neck lift.
  • People who do not wish to undergo a surgical facelift or necklift for various reasons such as not wanting a prolonged recovery of a stand facelift or do not wish to spend money on an expensive facelift.

Which areas can be treated with PDO Threads?

Most popular treatment areas are the brows, cheeks (midface), jowls, and the upper neck. However, Thread Lift can be performed virtually anywhere on the body, such as to lift loose skin on the upper arms, stomach, thighs and around the knees.

How long does each treatment take?

Treatment times with PDO threads are quick! Typically the procedure lasts less than 10 minutes.

How many sessions will I need to see results?

1-3 treatments are typically needed to see results.

How often/far apart should the sessions be?

Treatments are done about 4-6 weeks apart.

How will I feel after my treatment?

Any pain you feel after the procedure can be usually managed with acetaminophen (Tylenol) and/or ibuprofen (Advil). You may have mild swelling and bruising for few days. Icing the treated area as well as arnica is recommended for the first few days. We recommend avoiding strenuous activity for few days.

How long will the results last and are they permanent?

Results from a PDO thread lift typically last between 12-24 months.

Is there any downtime required?

Recovery is minimal after a PDO thread lift procedure. Most patients are able to resume normal activity within 1 week after treatment.

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