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Everything You Need to Know about Thread Lifts!

Thread Lifts | Non Surgical Face LiftsOtherwise referred to as a “non-surgical facelift”, thread lifts are the latest offering in anti-ageing treatments available at Skin Medical. The procedure is minimally-invasive and is effective in the treatment of lifting sagging areas of the face, such as jowls, cheeks, and heavy brows. Thread Lifts can take as little as 30 minutes to complete under local anaesthetic, so there is no need for a hospital stay, or for full sedation. You can be back in the comfort of your own home the same day.

One of the effects of ageing, is the loss of collagen and elastin in the skin. This can lead to a loose skin, a lack of tone in the face, as well as an increase in deep wrinkles, creases and folds in the skin.

This, combined with a lack of volume in the cheeks, can lead to the face appearing hollow and weathered, making you look tired and worn. A Non-Surgical facelift strives to reverse these signs of ageing.

How does a thread lift work?

In the battle against ageing, the thread lift is an industry advanced treatment that expertly tackles some of the most obvious tell tale signs of ageing. The procedure usually takes in between 30 minutes to an hour, in which tiny anchoring sutures are inserted under the skin using a fine needle. This will lift the most problematic areas and reduce facial sagging.

The sutures used are called PolyDiOanone (PDO), which are dissolvable, therefore will not need to be removed. As the sutures break down underneath the skin, it encourages the production of collagen. This will also help to give you firmer, tighter skin that has noticeably more volume.

The treatment will of course give you a more youthful appearance. , when used in conjunction with Juvederm facial fillers, while drooping and sagginess around the face and neck can be reduced.

There are very little side effects that are associated with Thread Lifts, with virtually no downtime. The most common side effects, including tenderness in the areas treated, minor bruising and mild discomfort, however should only last for a few days. You may also find in the days following your procedure and some mild tension in the areas that have been lifted. You will leave our clinic with specialist advice from a qualified and experienced medical clinician on how to care for your skin following the procedure, ensuring that you have a speedy, yet safe recovery.

The procedure will be performed by one of our medical practitioners, so you can rest assured that you are being taken care of by someone with the most relevant and necessary experience. All aspects of the procedure, including your suitability, will be discussed in your initial consultation, where you can find out the full details of the procedure. For more information on PDO thread lifts in Manchester or Leeds, contact Skin Medical today.