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How Thread Lifts Can Banish Sagging Skin

Are you tired of sagging skin that makes you look older than you feel? Say goodbye to frustration and hello to a rejuvenated appearance with a polydioxanone (PDO) thread lift

And the best part? It’s available here at South Shore Vein and Aesthetic Medicine in Rockville Centre, New York. 

Unlike traditional facelifts, which require extensive surgery and downtime, a PDO thread lift offers a minimally invasive alternative that delivers impressive results without surgery.

Read on as dual-board certified David T. Jacobs, MD, DABR, DABVLM, explains how thread lifts can banish sagging skin.

What are thread lifts?

Thread lifts strategically place dissolvable threads beneath your skin to lift and tighten targeted areas. 

There are three main types of threads, but PDO threads have been used the longest. In fact, they’ve been used since the 1980s. PDO threads come in three varieties, and each has a specific purpose:

Regardless of the type of PDO thread used, each thread is carefully inserted using thin needles, which allows Dr. Jacobs to position each thread precisely with minimal discomfort. 

Once in place, the threads immediately support sagging skin and create a more lifted and youthful appearance.

Five reasons to consider a PDO thread lift 

Smoother skin, reduced wrinkles, and increased collagen? Yes, please! Here are five more reasons to consider a PDO thread lift.

PDO thread lifts:

Are 100% non-surgical 

Unlike surgical facelifts, thread lifts require no incisions or general anesthesia. This reduces recovery time and eliminates common surgical risks such as infection and bleeding. 

You also won’t have to deal with the after-effects of general anesthesia or weeks of missed work while you recover.

Deliver natural-looking results

Worried about looking “too done up”? Thread lifts produce subtle yet noticeable improvements that enhance your natural features without appearing overdone.

Are quick 

Thread lifts can typically be completed in under an hour. 

You may have slight bruising and swelling for about 24-48 hours after your treatment, but it is temporary. For about five days before your thread lift procedure, you can reduce your risk of bruising by avoiding green tea, fish oil, and other blood-thinning supplements. Dr. Jacobs reviews your preparation steps during your consultation.

Deliver long-lasting results

While your PDO threads start to dissolve about six months post-procedure, you continue to bask in your new look. While results may vary, you can expect to reap the benefits of your PDO thread lift for 2-3 years before considering touch-up treatments.

Boost your self-esteem

A PDO thread lift can restore a more youthful appearance, boosting confidence and self-esteem and making you feel more comfortable in your own skin.

Who should consider thread lifts?

A PDO thread lift is suitable for mild to moderate sagging on the face. Ideal candidates are generally in good overall health and have realistic expectations about the procedure's outcome. During a consultation, Dr. Jacobs reviews your aesthetic goals and health history and creates a plan that’s right for you.

To get started with your consultation, call our office at 516-865-1234  or simply click here to get started.

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