What is Thread lift and how does it work?
Thread lifts gradually stimulate collagen production to restore facial volume and smooth out deep lines and wrinkles. Usually made with resorbable polylactic acid sutures, which dissolve to help stimulate your skin’s own collagen production.
Will there be any complication?
Thread lifts are low risk. Common side effects of redness, bruising, and swelling do occur. In rare cases, the thread can dislodge when a patient sneeze or cough. In such cases your doctor will be able to address the with complications.
How is the procedure done?
Thread lift procedure
- Topical anaesthetic will be applied to your skin.
- A thin needle or cannula will be used to insert the threads underneath your skin.
- You may feel some mild discomfort or tightening under your skin.
- Finally the needles are being taken out, the procedure will be completed
How long is the procedure, and how long does the effect last?
It is a fast simple procedure that can be performed in around 45 minutes.
Effects typically last from 1 to 3 years. The threads used in the procedure will be absorbed naturally by the body.
Is it painful?, are there any downtime or activities to avoid after Thread lift?
You may feel some mild discomfort or tightening under your skin. Typical anaesthetic are applied to your skin to reduce the discomfort.
After the thread lift, you can resume your daily routine. Do not rub your face and avoid sleeping on your side in the initial weeks following the procedure.
Recommended frequency of use?
Typically when the effect wears off in 1 to 3 years.
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