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What Is A PDO Thread Lift? Understanding Your Non-Surgical Facelift Options

If you are looking for a minimally invasive way to improve your appearance and take years off your face but don’t want to go “under the knife” for something more invasive like a full face lift, you might want to consider a PDO thread lift.

What is a PDO Thread Lift?

A PDO thread lift is a non-surgical facelift where facial skin is lifted and tightened using Polydioxanone (PDO) threads. These threads are anchored and inserted into different layers of the skin using needles, instantly lifting and tightening sagging skin. Anywhere from 1-15 threads may be used per section.

There are three main types of PDO threads: mono, cog, and screw threads. Each type is designed for a slightly different treatment and use. For most patients looking for tightening and skin rejuvenation, the mono texture will suffice. Prior to treatment, the skin is anesthetized for minimal discomfort.

Benefits Of A PDO Thread Lift

A PDO thread lift provides instant skin lifting and stimulates collagen production and cellular renewal, improving your skin’s texture for lasting results. For patients who do not want to undergo major surgery, a PDO thread lift can minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, especially over time, with the additional collagen.

How Long Does a PDO Thread Lift Last?

The threads typically dissolve within six months. However, due to the increase in collagen production, the positive effects of a PDO thread lift last between 12-24 months for most patients! You can have additional treatments to extend the results even further.

What About Recovery Time?

A PDO thread lift is minimally invasive, and therefore recovery time is short. Typically, patients resume regular activity within one week following the procedure.

Where Can I Get a PDO Thread Lift in Tampa?

At Academic Alliance in Dermatology we’re proud to have providers who specialize in this revolutionary skin treatment with safe, natural-looking results. We perform PDO thread lift treatment at our Tampa office on Kennedy Blvd. Request your appointment today!

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