PDO/PLLA Threads

 

What are threads?

PDO polydioxanone.:

                    Sutures are completely safe and are routinely used in surgery, even in cardiothoracic surgery (such as

                    open-heart surgery). It’s one of the safest materials that can be implanted in the body.

PLLA: Poly-L Lactic Acid:

                   “Selective Inflammatory Response” Skin is very good at repairing itself, and by inserting                                                       Threads, we created a self-healing response that’s supported by your own collagen!

 

What do they do?

Instant Lift

  • Provide instant lift to sagging skin without invasive surgery
  • Promote your body’s natural collagen and elastin production

Instant Erase

  • Reduce the appearance of aging by erasing fine lines and wrinkles
  • Erase Nasolabial folds and Marionette lines that become visible with aging.

Instant Contour

  • Eliminate a sagging or double chin caused by gravity associated with aging.

Where Can you use them?

  • Lift Brow
  • Lift Jowl
  • Smooth and Tighten Neck
  • Smooth and Tighten Midface
  • Build collagen to support the skin and adding a smoother appearance

Types of threads

  • Mesh uses smooth threads and serves as a tightening mesh to build collagen. Results appear naturally, without any drastic change!
  • Liftis utilized to produce a more dramatic and immediate result. The threads have  “cogs”, which provide a grip underneath the skin. This thread produces instant skin repositioning. Your skin will then build new collagen which secures the lift.

What are they not?

  • They are not a replacement for surgery
  • They are not to build underlying structure that has been loss due to the aging process

What’s the downtime?

  • Minimal visual downtime
  • May be sore for a few weeks
  • Depending on the area we treat there may be sleep positioning restrictions
  • Bruising
  • Decreased range of motion of area treated
  • No massage or procedures on the face for a few weeks
  • No strenuous workouts for at lease a week

How long do they last?

  • 8-9 months but collagen lasts for well over a year
  • The fine suture thread is absorbed and won’t leave you with any scar tissue.

 

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