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PDO threads

What are PDO threads?

PDO threads are surgical suture material that have been used for cardiac and pediatric surgery for more than 35 years.

Threads can provide a viable alternative to those individuals who would like improvement without use of dermal fillers.

Threads require no incisions and are safe and effective. Only local anesthesia is needed. There is minimal, to no, edema, typically no bruising, and no scarring. Thread offer a quick recovery time and can be done in the office setting during without requiring time off.  

What is a PDO thread lift?

The PDO thread lift is a treatment which lifts and tightens sagging skin tissue, using threads made of Polydioxanone (PDO).
Once introduced, the threads produce 4 effects in the skin:

  • Skin lifting through mechanical effects,

  • Cellular renewal, through Collagen stimulation,

  • Neovascularisation to improve skin texture, fine lines and elasticity 

  • Skin tightening, by contracting fat tissue

Why the choose PDO threads?

With so many facial rejuvenation methods, why look for a better way?

After the age of 30 people lose volume in the cheeks due to the loss of fatty tissue, collagen, and muscle.


During aging, the effects of gravity become noticeable on the faces, especially as the facial support structure weakens and facial fat is lost. The eyebrows, areas around the eyes, the cheeks, the jowls and the neck are the areas that are commonly affected, resulting in a longer, more square-shaped, older-appearing face.

Once inserted PDO threads slowly dissolve over a 6-8 month period of time.  Where PDO threads differ from other interventions is that when they dissolve they leave behind collagen, giving lasting results. 

PDO threads
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