PDO thread lift is an innovative nonsurgical technique to lift and tighten skin using internal sutures. At Coastal Dermatology & Medspa in Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, experienced board-certified dermatologist Sanjiva Goyal, MD, offers PDO thread lifts that he tailors to your skin problems and personal treatment goals. Call the nearest office now or click the online scheduling feature to learn more about this nonsurgical face-lift alternative.
A polydioxanone (PDO) thread lift is a nonsurgical procedure to lift and tighten your skin. PDO threads are made of a material very similar to surgical sutures. When injected into areas where you have skin sagging or volume loss, the PDO threads lightly lift the skin.
PDO threads stimulate collagen production, increasing skin volume in specific areas or over a larger area (depending on the type of PDO threads selected).
A PDO thread lift provides an immediate lifting effect. You then make new collagen over the next three to six months. At that point, the PDO threads have dissolved, leaving new collagen in their place.
A PDO thread lift can be an alternative to a surgical face-lift. Some of the many specific problems it treats are:
PDO threads also lift other parts of your body, like drooping buttocks and loose skin around the elbows and knees.
A PDO thread lift’s results last up to 18 months. You can prolong and improve your thread lift’s longevity by having a touch-up treatment 12 months after your original procedure.
A PDO thread lift can be an alternative to a surgical face-lift, but it does have some limitations. It’s ideal for patients with mild-to-moderate sagging, volume loss, and skin texture concerns.
Overall, PDO thread lifts offer a significant appearance change with no incisions, no general anesthesia, and a fast recovery. With all those advantages, many patients feel that PDO thread lifts are the best way to achieve their goals without the drawbacks of surgery.
Most patients only need one night away from their regular activities after a PDO thread lift, so they can return to work the following day. It’s rare, but some patients experience more pronounced swelling and bruising. However, this doesn’t prevent you from returning to your regular routine almost immediately.
Call Coastal Dermatology & Medspa now or click online booking to learn more about PDO thread lifts.