What Is Facial Thread Lift?

Thread lift is one of the most common cosmetic anti-aging procedures with minimally invasive technique. It is also one of the alternative methods people can get aside from facelift surgery but also one of the methods to keep the results after facelift surgery. This procedure tightens your skin by pulling your skin using a medical grade thread material after inserting it to your face. This procedure is noticeable right from the beginning as it lifts the skin up with the thread that eventually dissolves.Thread lift procedure has been around since the 90’s but its popularity is increasing because of the advancement of the thread material itself.

Thread Lift Procedure

The basic technique of thread lift procedure is the same but it might be slightly different depends on the area where you get it.

1. Most of the time you will get sedative anesthesia or sleep anesthesia before the doctor starts the procedure.

2. The threads will be inserted using a thin needle and cannula to underneath your skin.

3. After the threads are inserted, the doctor will pull the thread to the direction of the back of your head to tighten your skin.

4. Procedure is completed and you are ready to be discharged on the same day. 

Who’s The Best Candidate for Thread Lift?

The best candidate for thread lift is for those who are in their 30~50s. The best candidate for this procedure would be someone who wants an immediate V line and someone who suffers from saggy skin. Immediate lift is also good for someone who wants to get rid of wrinkles.

Targeted Areas For Thread Lift

Thread lift is usually done to remove the sagging at the lower face area. Those areas are

  • Jawline
  • Nasolabial Fold
  • Cheeks
  • Jowls

Are There Any Risks or Side Effects?

Thread lift is relatively low-risk and has a very minimal recovery time. This procedure is done quickly and you can leave the clinic right away. However, there are side effects and a risk of complications. You may experience bruising where the thread was inserted, swelling, bleeding or slight pain where the thread was inserted.

Final thought

This procedure is for those who already have a sagged skin that wants immediate result. It doesn’t last life time and it typically lasts about 2-3 years. For more information, please feel free to contact us. We can guide you the areas where you may need thread lifting as well as providing you with realistic results. You can ask for a before and after pictures of other patients who have visited the clinic so you can get a glimpse of what to expect. You may need to inform us any allergies or medications you are taking currently as well for the best results.

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