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Non surgical thread face lift

PDO (Polydioxanone) threads or meso-threads offer the latest technology for soft, natural-looking thread lifting. The procedure is non-invasive and is designed for effective facial rejuvenation without surgery. In other words, it means less downtime and less complications. Unlike PLA threads, which use cones and ratchets to hook to the tissue, PDO is far less invasive and works by creating new collagen in a targeted area. PDO threads have no cones, thus no unwanted distortion to the tissue. It has an excellent safety record as it is the same material used in cardiac and surgical sutures.

PDO thread is ultra-fine and it is broken down naturally within the body. It is invisible within the skin and the result is therefore natural. The PDO Threadlift involves creating a mesh of PDO threads throughout the area to be treated in order to form a network of supporting fibres and new collagen. It mechanically induces skin tension into the deep layers of the subcutaneous tissue and therefore enables a tightening and lifting effect. A PDO threadlift increases metabolism and stimulates blood flow to the treated area, it triggers fibroblasts to produce more collagen, therefore restoring volume and improving the skin elasticity and texture. If the thread is inserted into the fatty tissue, natural lipoysis is stimulated and consequently the number of fat cells and their volume decreases.

Main Indications for Face

  • Forehead, Glabellar Lines, Eyebrows, Temple
  • Crow’s Feet, Tear Trough, Cheek
  • Nasolabial Lines, Smoking Lines, Lip Border
  • Marionette Lines, Jawline
  • Chin, Neck
  • Double Chin

Main Indications for Body

  • Neck
  • Bingo-wings
  • Abdominal Sagging Skin
  • Knees

A treatment takes between 45 and 60 minutes, with results expected to be seen in 3 weeks time, and around three months for the full effect to appear due to the time it takes to for natural collagen stimulation to occur. The PDO sutures are slowly resorbed over time with complete absorption after 200 days. The benefits of a PDO thread treatment is typically expected to last up to 2 years, depending on the individual.

About Your Treatment

Your treatment

  • PROCEDURE TIME 45-60 minutes

  • BACK TO WORK Next day


  • FULL RECOVERY 2-3 days

  • DURATION OF RESULT 1-2 years

  • RESULTS 3-4 weeks

Treatment price

PDO Threadlift

More information

Avoid Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) medicine for 2 days (e.g. ibuprofen, diclofenac)
Avoid vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba for 2 days
Avoid alcoholic beverages for 1 day
Avoid aspirin for 7 days (if you take aspirin for medical reason, please consult your doctor)
Topical numbing cream will be used to ensure comfort, it takes about 10-15 minutes to work
Your skin will be cleansed and disinfected thoroughly
Procedure takes around 30 minutes on average
Treatment can be coupled with mesotherapy, dermal filler injections at the same time for maximum effect
Not applicable: during pregnancy or breast feeding
In the presence of infection or severe inflammation at the injection sites
Concurrent treatment such as laser skin resurfacing, microdermabrasion or chemical peels

Side effects are rare, mild bruising might occur, but this usually fades quickly (you can minimise bruising by avoiding medication aforementioned before the procedure)
Mild swelling and redness are expected and will subside within 2-5 days
You can carry on with your day pretty much as usual immediately after leaving the clinic
Please avoid putting on anything on your face for at least 4 hours after treatment
Please avoid putting skincare with peeling chemicals for 2 days (e.g. glycolic acid)
Please avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days
Please avoid alcohol for 2 days
Please avoid sun tanning/ sauna/ extreme heat for 2 weeks
Results will be visible in 3-4 weeks
Treatment can be repeated
Benefit may last around 1-2 years
Annual treatment is recommended for maintenance
Book a complementary check up in 4 weeks time to review your progress, you can discuss other treatments that can complement the new you

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