Non-Surgical Facelift

What is the PDO Thread Lift?

Uses PDO threads to lift and contour the face.   PDO threads are the latest and revolutionary treatment for skin tightening and lifting as was as, V-shaping the face.  These threads are made of PDO (polydioxanone) material which is similar to the threads used in surgical stitches.  PDO has the advantage of continuously stimulating collagen synthesis under the skin.  When inserted under the skin it acts as a “scaffold” for the skin which helps to “hold” the skin against the effects of gravity.  The threads are absorbable and therefore will be reabsorbed in 4-6 months time leaving nothing behind but the skin structure created which continues to hold for another 15-24 months.  The PDO thread is FDA approved for any part of the body


What are the Benefits of this Procedure?

  • Safe
  • Office Procedure
  • No Special Preparation before Treatment
  • No Visible Cuts or Scars
  • Completely Absorbable
  • Repeatable as Needed
  • Threads are Not Visible or Felt
  • No Down time

Indications for Thread Lifting

  • Forehead lines
  • Flattened eyebrows
  • Cheeks
  • Nasolabial Folds (Smile Lines)
  • Corner Commissure (Marionette)
  • Neck and Cheek Wrinkles
  • Jowls, Double Chin
  • Cleavage

How is PDO Thread Lift Done?

A PDO Thread Lift is a minimally invasive procedure. After marking the areas that are in need of treatment a small amount of numbing medicine is placed in the area of entry.  The  PDO threads are inserted with a micro cannula into different layers of the skin. Once inserted, the threads anchor the skin and lift it upwards. The excess threads are then cut off.  The area does not generally bruise or appear affected in anyway.  The entire procedure is comfortable and generally takes less than 30 minutes.


Am I a Thread Lift Candidate?

The best Silhouette candidates are in good physical condition and have normal skin thickness. If you had a prior surgical facelift and are currently experiencing sagging skin, you may be an ideal candidate.
This procedure is also an excellent option for younger men and women who would like to delay the signs of aging or achieve subtle rejuvenation results in the brow, cheek, jowls, or neck.
In general, our Thread Lift patients have the following characteristics:

  • Sagging, old-looking skin around the face or jawline
  • Loss of volume or structure in the face
  • A desire to avoid invasive surgery, either due to medical reasons or personal preference
  • A desire to avoid general anesthesia
  • Realistic expectations about what this procedure can accomplish
  • Because Thread Lifting procedures can be used in various places on the body, each patient requires an individualized consultation with Dr. Spencer, during which we will discuss the best way to achieve your results.


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