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Thread-Lift with PDO Threads

Cosmetic thread lifts are a revolutionary new treatment in the world of aesthetics. Yet, Polydioxanone (PDO) threads themselves have been used safely for decades in various medical procedures including suturing incisions. Once the PDO threads are inserted in the treatment area, the presence of the threads triggers cells called fibroblasts to produce more collagen. Thread-lift treatment results are immediate and will continue to improve over time.


A process of natural protein synthesis typically after about 10-14 days. The thread itself is completely biodegradable and dissolves within 12 weeks. The long-term results will peak at around 6 months and can potentially last for up to 2 years as your own body continues to produce collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. This is a very versatile treatment which can be used in any part of the face, neck, and other areas of the body.

What to expect:

  • It may take 2 weeks or longer for the treatment effect to be noticeable.
  • Bruising and swelling and sometimes redness is normal and expected. Bruising can be treated with both oral Arnica and topical arnica.
  • Puckering, asymmetry, and irregularity of the tissues is common and will resolve.
  • Discomfort at the insertion site(s) is normal. Ice the area but avoid analgesics such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin, and naproxen sodium for 48 to 72 hours.

What you need to do:

  • If you see any irregularity or puckering of the skin of the treated areas, you may gently massage those areas by applying a small amount of moisturizer and massaging in circular motions. You may repeat this 3 to 5 times a day.
  • If any of the threads are exposed or start to extrude, you can either snip the thread flush to your skin or gently pull on the thread to try to remove it completely.  The thread can be easily replaced at your follow up visit.
  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours unless you are told otherwise by your clinician
Randi talks about her PDO thread treatment.

Thread-Lift Pricing:

  • Hair Growth: $$$
  • Forehead Wrinkles: $$$
  • Frown Line: $$
  • Eyebrow lifting: $$$$$
  • Crow’s Feet: $$$
  • Tear Trough: $$$
  • Nasolabial line: $$$$$
  • Cheek Wrinkles: $$$
  • Mandibular Edge Redefining: $$$$
  • J lift: $$$$$
  • Bucal Line: $$$
  • Earlobe Lines: $$$
  • Bunny Nasal lines: $$$
  • Lip Flip: $
  • Smoker’s line: $$$$
  • Lip Sculpture: $$$
  • Happy Lips: $$$$$
  • Marionette line: $$$
  • Chin: $$$
  • Neck fine Line: $$$$$
  • Platysma Band: $$$$$
  • Décolleté Wrinkles: $$$$$
  • Loose Underarm Lift: $$$$$
  • Breast Skin Firming: $$$$$
  • Hand Revitalization: $$$$$
  • Stretch Mark Prevention: $$$$
  • Labia Sculpture: $$$$
  • Buttock Skin Firming: $$$$$
  • Inner Thigh Sculpture: $$$$$
  • Knee Wrinkles: $$$$$
  • Foot Rejuvenation: $$$$$
  • Nose Rejuvenation: $$$