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PDO Threads

Just One PDO Thread Lift Treatment Can Help!

Just one PDO Thread Lift Treatment can quickly and effectively contour the neck and jawline, erase wrinkles from the skin and so much more. The PDO Thread Lift is a treatment that lifts and tightens sagging skin tissue with threads made of the same material as a surgical suture. A PDO Thread Lift is a suture material that effectively gives a mechanical lift. This non-surgical alternative to going under the knife helps to subtly lift and redistribute volume for a more youthful, natural outcome.

Benefits Of PDO Threads:

  • Non-surgical face lift
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Brightened skin tone
  • Improvement in skin wrinkles, jowls and sagging skin
  • No surgery and minimal downtime
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Level Of PDO Thread Lift
Mono Threads$550 per area

Frequently Asked Questions

Firstly, the area is cleaned and then marked up for the intending thread placement. Local anaesthetic is then injected to create a block and local infiltration is also added to the area of entry. A fine needle will be used to pull the thread beneath your skin. The thread is then delivered to the desired area and engaged. Next, the skin is raised and adjusted to the position that is desired.

There should be no scarring left from this procedure, as only small openings are used and normally near the hairline. A thread lift procedure normally lasts around one to one and a half hours.

Unlike a surgical face lift, there is no need for a general anaesthetic. A local anaesthetic is used to make sure that patients do not experience any pain and are as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure. We do also offer the use of a penthrox pen if needed at an additional cost.

The side effects from PDO threads are minimal but there will be some light swelling, bruising and redness immediately following the procedure – all of which generally dissipate in the first few days and should not worry the patient.

Facial movement is somewhat limited for about two to three weeks, so refrain from over-stretching your mouth when you yawn. A soft diet is also recommended for the first two to three days post procedure.

The results of a Thread Lift are seen immediately, but generally improve over a three to six month period as collagen encapsulates and ‘bunches’ over the threads to further fill in the face. These results are classed as permanent, but the Thread Lift can be used again to address further ageing in the future.

Some downtime will be required for a Thread Lift but again, this will be significantly less than is required for a surgical face lift. Patients normally take one to two days off work for recovery and to allow any swelling or discolouration to fade. However, this is not always necessary. Thread Lift patients should avoid strenuous exercise or activity for approximately five days to aid in the recovery process.

The best candidates for a Thread Lift are those who are in good physical condition, aged between 35 and 65 and with moderate ‘sagging’ or skin laxity.

If you are experiencing drooping skin and wrinkles, as well as loss of volume on your face through the ageing process, this procedure may be the right one to allow for a more youthful appearance. If you have had a surgical facelift but  are experiencing sagging skin again, you may also be a good candidate for a Thread Lift.

Further Information 

This treatment is surprisingly safe. Compared to fillers, the side effects are much milder. Fillers can even cause skin death and blindness. Because PDO threads are inserted via needles (rather than surgery) and are absorbed in six to eight months, many of the side effects associated with older thread lifting procedures are minimised, such as infection and thread breakage.

Depending on the type of threads used and areas treated, bruising may or may not occur. Expect some mild swelling and soreness for three to five days after the procedure, and a sensation of tightness for up to two weeks. Temporary mild dimpling of the skin can also occur but resolves in a few days.

Some side effects are related to the technique of insertion, and the type of threads used. These include surface depressions, thread migration and even extrusion, facial asymmetry, prolonged pain, and prolonged dimpling. PDO threads are not created equal – and your practitioners training in the procedure is also extremely important in ensuring a good outcome with minimal side effects.

More serious side effects, though rare, can occur. These include infection, nerve damage, formation of nodules, and damage to the salivary ducts. The face has a very complex anatomical structure. Intimate anatomical knowledge is required to perform a PDO Thread Lift well and to avoid serious side effects.

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South Australia 5006

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South Australia 5061

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