The PDO Thread Lift is a treatment which lifts and tightens sagging skin tissue, using threads made of Polydioxanone (PDO). This thread such as silhouette soft is amongst the most popular today.
The threads introduce them into the deeper layers of the skin. Once introduced, the threads produce 3 effects in the skin:
The PDO thread lift is very versatile, allowing practically all areas of the face to be treated, including the:
About 6 months after the procedure, the PDO threads will disappear through simple hydrolysis (they are absorbable). The lifted facial contours will remain for about 3-6 months more, due to the cellular rejuvenation effects.
Depending on the areas treated, the procedure takes 15-30 minutes. There is some discomfort during the procedure, but because of the improved techniques, patients are experiencing less and less pain.
Depending on the types of threads used and areas treated, bruising may or may not occur. Expect some mild swelling and soreness for 3 to 5 days after the procedure, and a sensation of tightness (mild) of up to 2 weeks. Temporary mild dimpling of the skin can also occur – a resolves in a few days.
The rejuvenative effects kick in after 1-2 months – you will notice better skin texture, firmer and smoother skin. In about 9 months after the treatment, the threads would have dissolved, but the results will still continue for many more months and it will up to 2-3 years.