PDO Thread Lift | Toronto PDO Threads
This blog is designed to give you more insight the PDO Thread Lift Procedure performed in Toronto. We will review what is a PDO thread lift, why choose PDO thread lifts over facelifts, what to expect during a PDO thread lift, side effects and who is a good candidate.
1. What is a PDO Thread Lift?
PDO thread lift is a technique specifically designed to restore a youthful “V- shape” to your face, as as lift, tighten a sagging neck and jawline without having to get surgery or seek highly invasive measures. To learn more about the unique benefits of PDO threads schedule a consultation with us.
PDO threads, also known as polydioxanone threads, are absorbable, medical -grade sutures that are threaded through the skin to lift and reposition your facial contours while stimulating collagen to secure the lift in place. PDO threads are used in many medical clinics across the world. These sutures life sagging skin and stimulate collagen production. Collagen is essential for supporting skin and providing structure, but its presence declines in your skin naturally over time.
At Let Them Notice, our team in Toronto, performed PDO thread lifts. These threads are similar to the threads used during cardiovascular surgeries, and the body typically absorbs them within 12 months. PDO thread lifts can be used cosmetically to enhance the appearance of eyebrows, neck, jaw and nasolabial folds as examples. These threads can also be used in conjunction with other procedures and or products such as dermal fillers.
2. Why PDO Thread Lifts over Facelift?
Do you feel that your skin is not firm or supported as it once was? Do you feel like getting a procedure to help with sagging and laxity but surgery does not feel like the right choice for you? At one time, the only effective way to lift the sagging contours of the face was with a traditional facelift. While facelifts are still a highly effect method for facial rejuvenation there is now a highly effective, facelift option for men and women who are not ready for or are not interested in surgical facelift.
3. What to expect during the PDO Thread Lift Procedure?
PDO thread lift procedures are performed in outpatient clinics such as office settings. Each PDO threads are carefully placed into your skin to lift skin and enhance natural contours. By choosing PDO threads technique you can delay a surgical procedure and enjoy subdermal tissue enhancement.
There is no set downtime with this procedure, however you can expect some degree of redness, swelling or bruising during or post treatment. The procedure will take up to 1 hour to perform.
After a surgical facelift you can expect to be heavily bandaged for approximately one week. The bruising and swelling can last up to 2-3 weeks. Without complications you can expect to return to regular activities after 6 weeks.
After a PDO thread lift procedure you can expect some degree of bruising, tightness and swelling which should resolve after 2 days, can expect to return to regular activities after 1 day.
Results achieved from PDO thread lift will vary for each person and their individualized goals. More people experience initial results shortly after treatment, and results improve as your body produces new collagen. PDO thread lift procedure can last up to 12 months.
4. Who is a Good Candidate for PDO Thread Lift Procedure?
Candidates who are healthy with realistic goals and expectations may benefit from PDO thread lifts. PDO thread lift procedures may be an excellent alternative to surgical facelifts based on your goals and expectations. Clients range between the ages of 35 – 50 for this procedure with minimal to moderate sagging and laxity. The best way to determine if you are a good candidate is to book a consultation with one of our clinicians who can explore options and design a unique treatment plan for you.
Not sure where to go for your PDO thread lift procedure? In the United States we recommend visiting Dr. Gideon Kwok https://skinperfectmedical.com/
If you are interested in learning more about PDO facelift procedures as an alternative to a facelift contact us today and schedule a consultation with Let Them Notice. We look forward helping you look and feel your best!