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Counteract Facial
Sagging Without Surgery

A PDO thread lift is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that counteracts the effects of skin aging and sagging without surgery. PDO, or polydioxanone, threads are inserted into the skin to lift and tighten loose or sagging tissue. These threads are absorbable, promoting collagen production for longer-lasting results. PDO thread lifts are commonly used to enhance the contours of the face, neck, and other areas, providing a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance with minimal side effects and downtime.

PDO Thread Lift Treats:

  • Facial wrinkles and fine lines
  • Sagging jowls and neck
  • Marionette lines
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Brow sagging
  • Loose skin on the cheeks
  • Jawline definition issues

How PDO Thread Lift Works

A PDO thread lift involves inserting polydioxanone (PDO) threads beneath the skin’s surface to lift facial tissues. The PDO threads may have barbs that grip facial tissues, making your skin look tighter.

These threads are biocompatible and gradually dissolve over time. When inserted, they create a scaffolding effect, stimulating the body’s natural collagen production. Over time, even as the threads dissolve, the newly formed collagen continues to tighten and lift the skin.

Benefits of PDO Thread Lift:

  • Non-surgical and minimally invasive
  • Immediate lifting effect
  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Improves skin texture and elasticity
  • Natural-looking results
  • Minimal downtime
  • Versatile, can be used on various facial areas
  • Long-lasting rejuvenation
  • Low risk of complications compared to surgery

PDO Thread Lift FAQs

What areas of the body can be treated with PDO thread lifts?

PDO thread lifts are commonly used to rejuvenate various facial areas, including the brows, cheeks, jowls, neck, and jawline. Additionally, PDO threads can be used on other body parts like the arms, abdomen, and thighs to improve skin laxity.

Is a PDO thread lift painful?

Discomfort during a PDO thread lift is generally minimal. Local anesthesia is applied to numb the treatment area, reducing pain or discomfort. Some patients may experience mild swelling, bruising, or tenderness after the procedure, but these subside within a few days.

How long do the results of a PDO thread lift last?

The immediate lifting effect of a PDO thread lift is noticeable right after the procedure. As the threads dissolve over several months, they stimulate collagen production, leading to longer-lasting results. The duration of results can vary from person to person, but generally, they can last from 12 to 24 months or even longer with proper skincare.

What is the recovery time for a PDO thread lift?

Recovery time is minimal for most patients. Some swelling, bruising, and minor discomfort may occur, but it typically resolves within a week. Patients can usually return to regular activities within a day or two after the procedure, with minimal downtime.

Who is an ideal candidate for a PDO thread lift?

PDO thread lifts are suitable for individuals with mild to moderate skin sagging and who want to improve facial contours without surgery. Ideal candidates should be in good overall health, have realistic expectations, and consult with our qualified providers to determine if the procedure is right for them.

Can PDO thread lifts be combined with other cosmetic treatments?

Yes, PDO thread lifts can be combined with other treatments like dermal fillers, Botox, or laser therapy to enhance overall results. Combining procedures can address multiple concerns and provide a more comprehensive rejuvenation.

How long does a PDO thread lift procedure take?

The duration of a PDO thread lift can vary depending on the treatment area and the number of threads used. On average, a session may take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules.

Are there any specific post-procedure care instructions to follow?

Yes, after a PDO thread lift, patients are advised to avoid strenuous activities for a few days and sleep with their head elevated to reduce swelling. It’s essential to avoid excessive facial movements, refrain from rubbing or massaging the treated area, and follow any specific instructions provided by the practitioner for optimal healing and results.

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