These threads remain embedded in the skin causing micro-injuries
that stimulate collagen growth and tissue contraction. In a matter
of 6-8 months, the threads are absorbed into the body leaving new
threads of your body’s collagen in their place. In short, it
stimulates production of new collagen protein which results in
increased elasticity and firmness of the skin.
A PDO thread lift is the latest viable alternative to the costly
and invasive option of a facelift. In a PDO thread lift, very fine, absorbable surgical suture threads are implanted into the subcutaneous layer of the skin to provide an
intentional grid for targeted collagen production.
PDO therapy is an affective cosmetic technique that lifts and tighten sagging
skin tissues by including collagen production. It involves the
implantation of fine, absorable polydioxanone threads( similar to
those used in medical suturing) into the subcutaneous layer of the
skin using small needles. These threads remain implanted in the
skin causin micro-injuries that stimulate collagen synthesis and
tissue contraction. After six month, the threads will be absorbed
into the body leaving new collagen in their place.
The threads are inserted into the deep layers of the skin and can
provide these benefits:
- Lifting of skin and fatty tissue – this is achieved with the physical and mechanical effects of the
- Collagen stimulation and cellular renewal – the introduction of the threads and the PDO put the body into
repair mode, sending collagen building agents to the area. This
helps improve skin texture, repair elasticity and reduce fine lines
- Skin Tightening – loose or sagging skin is visibly tightened by contracting fat
tissue with the threads
A thread lift is an amazing alternative for those who do not want
to go under the knife for a full facelift or who want a more
affordable option. This non invasive facelift technique uses unique
threads made of clear polydioxanone. The threads are carefully
inserted through small strategic incisions using a large blunt
tipped needle (cannula). PDO Threads have small barbs on the end
that grab and pull at the skin underneath the surface to lift and
There are many different types of PDO Threads and depending on the area, they can be inserted in different
patterns or techniques. One type of thread can be put into the skin
to create a mesh-like pattern that looks like a grid. After time,
the skin will build new collagen around this pattern producing more
volume and support in the treatment area. Alternatively, threads
with small barbs can be inserted individually in strategic areas
and used to grip and tighten the skin as needed.
DO THE THREADS STAY IN MY BODY?
Yes!The PDO threads are absorbable and after around 9-12 months
they disappear. They`re surgical sutures that are made of a
synthetic and absorbable polydioxanone, or PDO. They`re the same
kind of sutures that are used in cardiothoracic (heart) surgeries.
The benefits typically last for an additional 3 to 6 months. The
new blood vessels and collagen produced remain.
HOW IS PDO THREAD LIFT DONE?
This non-surgical facelift treatment is minimally invasive. After a
thorough consultation, our expert injectors will numb the treatment
area. PDO threads are then inserted with cannulas into strategic
layers of the skin. After the threads are inserted, they are gently
pulled to anchor the skin and lift it upwards.