PDO Thread Lifting
What is PDO thread lifting?
A great and effective cosmetic technique to lift and tighten sagging skin. The threads are made of a material called Polydioxanone (PDO). PDO has over a decade long safety record in surgery. PDO gained FDA approval in 2004. The PDO threads can very effectively strengthen the contour of the face, reduce roundness, lift sagging skin in the cheeks, jowels, and neck.
How does the treatment work?
The PDO Thread Lift works be redefining facial contours and inducing collagen production. It creates a lifting effect which lasts up to 2-3 years. The threads will form a support structure for the tissue of the face due to collagen synthesis. The lifting is at its peak 6 months later when collagen has formed around the threads.
What happens during treatment?
Local anesthetic is injected in the treatment area. The PDO thread will be introduced using a cannula in the required area. Your face may feel numb for a few hours where the anesthetic was given. You will be able to resume your everyday routine and social commitments within 24 hours. PDO therapy is a tailor made treatment, according to your specific desires. When you combine PDO therapy with Fillers and Botox great results can be achieved.
When will I start seeing results?
There is an immediate improvement after the treatment is done. This will improve over a period of 2 to 6 months as new collagen grows between the threads and gives further lift and tightening to your skin. The PDO threads gradually dissolve over 6 to 12 months, but the lift remains.