PDO thread lifting is an effective, minimally invasive way to lift and tighten sagging skin without the need for surgery or extended downtime. This treatment works by inserting threads made of polydioxanone (PDO) into the skin. These threads are then tightened and pulled it back, lifting the face and stimulating the creation of newer, younger looking skin tissue. Over a period of 2-6 months after treatment, the skin gradually becomes tighter, more toned, and more luminous. While a traditional facelift can provide similar results, the PDO thread lift is less expense and features a significantly shorter period of downtime. The results are long lasting, often persisting between 8 months and 2 years after treatment depending upon the extent of treatment and the patient’s metabolism. When you undergo a PDO thread lift, you can also take comfort in knowing that you’re undergoing a procedure that is extremely safe. This type of thread has over a decade long safety record in surgery and wound closure and triggers a minimal inflammatory reaction.
What are the Benefits of a PDO Thread Lift?
A PDO thread lift is one of the safest, most effective facial rejuvenation and tightening treatments available today. It lifts and tightens sagging skin, reduces facial roundness, and can be used to expertly sculpt a defined facial contour.
What is the Treatment Process Like?
Before the threads are inserted into your skin, a local anesthetic is used on the treatment area to make the procedure more comfortable and tolerable. Once the treatment area has been thoroughly numbed, the PDO thread is inserted into the skin using a small cannula. Typically, patients experience facial numbness for a few hours after treatment. While the downtime is only a few days, patients see their appearance improve over a 2-6 month period.
What are the possible side effects?
Complications are rare and are easily corrected should the minor ones occur. All of the following complications are treatable and may include inflammation, bruising, skin irregularities, puckering and infection. In some cases, patients may feel some tightness or pulling or may be able to feel the threads. These minor side-effects will resolve in time. Since this technique is entirely reversible, unwanted side effects are usually easily corrected under local anesthetic. You can always add additional threads if the desired results aren’t achieved, experienced professionals usually wait several weeks before performing touch up procedures.
Who is a good candidate for a MicroLift?
Ideally it is for men or women with light drooping of the facial and neck soft tissues. The dual effect of the lifting procedure combined with the stimulation of collagen production allows candidates to enjoy a refreshed, rested appearance. All potential candidates need to be assessed by a trained medical professional to ascertain the individual suitability. During the consultation the medical professional will take into consideration the thickness of your skin thick or thin-skinned or those patients who have too much skin laxity to achieve the best result.
Who is NOT a good candidate?
Patients with a very thin, fragile, slack or aged skin or a very thin face. All potential candidates need to be assessed by a trained medical professional to ascertain the individual suitability.
PDO Thread Lift Before and Afters:
Midface, Lowerface, and Neck Lift
Midface and Lowerface Lift
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