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PDO Thread Lifting             

What is a PDO thread?

PDO Threads are a type of non-invasive and non-surgical cosmetic treatment that helps reverse the visible signs of aging on the face and neck. PDO stands for polydioxanone, which is a common chemical compound that has been used in surgical settings, specifically the suturing of incisions, for years.

Are there any risks to PDO threads?

Bacterial complications seem to be a typical complication following the procedure with PDO threads. PDO threads can be difficult to remove due their fragility. The possible need for surgical removal of the threads should be considered when selecting areas for application.

How long does PDO thread lift last?

The long-lasting benefit threads provide is why many patients prefer a thread lift over dermal filler. PDO threads address the whole face, provide more lift, tighten the skin and can last between 12 to 18 months. The next myth explains their expiration date a little more in-depth.

Who should not get a thread lift?

People more than 50 years old may have a higher risk of dimpling and infection , though anyone can experience these following a thread lift.

How many sessions of PDO threads do I need?

Patients typically need between one and four treatments for the best results, though the skin is visibly improved after the first treatment. Many patients chose to prolong the effects of PDO threading for several years with annual maintenance treatments.

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