PDO threads are very similar in material to stitches, they can be placed under the skin using a small entry point to create an immediate face lift, but, the brilliance of the treatment is what happens next. As our body works to naturally break down the threads, it lays strong pillars of collagen in its place. Therefore, over the next six to eight weeks the threads are gone, leaving behind your body’s own collagen precisely located to create an increasingly popular long lasting and natural lifting effect.
Our patients often tell us their friends and family have noticed that they “look brighter” or “well” but are not quite able to pin the reason as to why. From a Doctor’s point of view (and often the patient too) this is the perfect feedback! Thread face lifts are designed to be discrete, lifting sagging skin in the face, to create a natural, refreshed and rejuvenated look. Best of all, this is achieved without the need to add volume to the face.
It is important to remember that PDO Thread Lifts are a non-surgical option to having a face lift. If you wanted a more drastic result, a surgical face lift may be an option. However, undergoing surgical face lift is daunting. It is a costly procedure with many weeks of downtime and no guarantee that the end result will be satisfactory. Many of our patients consider thread face lift as the last resort prior to pursuing a surgical procedure and are often very pleased. Not to mention a post-procedure downtime kept at a minimum (approximately 1-2 days, maximum 5 days).
As with all medical procedures you must make sure you have had all your questions answered around complications and side effects prior to undergoing the procedure. At The Treatment Rooms London we make sure all our patients are clued up with their surgeon on the following points:
A face thread lift is one of the most popular treatments at The Treatment Rooms. It can be performed in 45-60 minutes. It is a simple, minimally invasive procedure and you can go back to work or your planned commitments the same day- hence why it is called the “lunchtime lift” or a “weekend lift”.
The patient in the picture above had 3 main areas treated.
As part of the ageing process our bone structure and fat pads dissolve away, resulting in loss of volume and sagging skin. In this case we used deep dermal fillers on the side of the face to recreate some of that lost bone and fat, pairing it beautifully with thread lifts to lift the skin and flatten deep wrinkles, leaving our patient looking and feeling more youthful and rejuvenated.