PDO Thread Lift – FCMC

PDO Thread Lift

PDO means polydioxanone thread lift is a process that uses a melted surgical seam to tighten and elevate your skin. It is a less meddlesome process than plastic surgery. Also, it is to be done within 45 minutes without wanting a bayonet.

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What makes PDO thread lift different from others?

There are mainly three types of sutures that are used in thread lift procedures. PDO is one of them. Polylactic acid(PLA) and polycaprolactone(PCA) are the other two sutures. PDO has been used in surgeries since the 1980s and is lengthy among the three sutures. Colorless polyester that breaks in your body after six months this what PDO is made.

The existence of these surgical seams is your skin activates cells in your body, which is known as fibroblasts, to build more collagen. Collagen is a protein that gives your skin its shape and flexibility. The aging of the leading skin reason is the loss of collagen.



Working of the PDO

Polydioxanone (PDO) threads are made of protein, and they are particular medical grade thread that is paper-thin like hair. PDO loosen the tendons and muscles, as stated in research. Although, a foreign body response improves the blood flow in the area where the creation of new collagen in the skin is there. Also, it restores collagen and hyaluronic acid substances, maintaining the hard and young-looking skin.

Various types of threads

Two types of threads are the latest than the PDO. These two threads will last for a long time in your body and be likely to restore more collagen production. For absorption, PLA thread takes around 12 months, and PCA takes about 12-15 months. Lines that are used for treatment is best for a particular function. For example, PDO threads are good at retorting and re-energizing the tissue. At the same time, PLA and PCA threads are good at raising the dangling part of your body.

PDO threads are of three types:-
1. The smooth surgical seam that helps in regenerating your skin by revitalizing collagen creation are known as PDO mono threads.
2. Threads that spike in them that hook into your skin like small fishhooks to help and raise a portion of your face is known as PDO cog threads.
3. The third thread, which is PDO screw threads, comprises one or two interwoven threads. These are used to reinstate capacity to lowered parts of your skin.

What happens at the time of treatment?

At the initial points or the entry points, Lidocaine injection is put in, which initiates the threads in the skin by fine needle into the skin, to muscles, or under the skin fat. This treatment will give instantaneous betterment in appearance. But the outcome will improve developing days and weeks as the PDO restores neocollagenesis by increasing the collagen in the skin. The look of the skin is enhanced in terms of texture, becoming broad, tighter, and complex as thin lines and wrinkles are lessened.

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Have questions about PDO Thread Lift? You can find the answers below for frequently asked questions.

For how much time does the thread last?

The long-lasting life of the thread depends upon various factors, including the thickness of the lines, its quality, and the rate of metabolism of your body. However, our numerous clients realize that the threads have broken down within six to nine months.

Which areas of the body PDO thread lift treats?

As PDO thread lift is adaptable, virtually it can serve the various area of the body. The sites are:-

  • Jawline
  • Neck
  • Naso jugal folds
  • Nasolabial folds
  • The area under the eye
  • Eyebrows
  • Cheeks
  • Crow’s feet
  • Marionette lines

The lower face portion of the neck portion and cheeks are mainly treated. In addition, cheeks and the lower face area are the regions that need to be treated as they are effective for collaborative skin lifting treatments like Ultherapy.

How is the treatment drawn?

A PDO thread lift is personalized to your particular skin type, skin texture, and attractive goals. It depends on the area you need to treat. You will get the three or four cautiously placed barbed threads. Various threads are used for different degrees of lift, skin tightening, and cellular regeneration.

What should you do after the treatment?

It would help if you took a lot of special care after the thread lift treatment. However, it would be best if you kept off any dental treatments for the starting two weeks after your PDO thread lift. Please do not open your mouth for an extended period as it will affect the treatment outcome.

In addition, you have to sleep on your back in the starting two weeks. It means that you do not have to put pressure on the sides of your face.

What to do before treatment?

As PDO thread lift is hidden, there is nothing much that you need to take care of before. However, there are some preventive measures that you can take to make sure that you will get the best results from your treatment. It would be best if you avoided these things given below two-three days before the treatment:-

  • Alcohol
  • Ginkgo
  • Omega fish oil capsules
  • Vitamin E
  • Too many workouts
  • Chinese medicines
  • Saunas and steam rooms

What kind of PDO is used matters?

It matters in the treatment which type of PDO thread is used during the PDO thread lift. Also, there is a definite difference in shape. PDO threads come in various lengths and thicknesses. Components are damaged by the type of thread used, which involves tensile strength, potency, quality, and price of treatment.

What kind of PDO threads are there?

Mainly there are two PDO threads. The first one is floating non-barbed lines, and the second is floating barbed threads. Sub-division of non-barbed threads includes braided threads and mono-filament threads. Sub categorizing of barbed threads are:-

  • Unilateral
  • Bilateral
  • Spiral
  • Uni-directional
  • Bi-directional
  • Z-type
  • Cutting barbs
  • Configuring barbs

You have heard PDO threads other names such as ‘heart barbs,’ ‘tornado,’ or ‘double screw.’

How soon will I see the final results?

After the treatment, some results like skin lifting and a little bit of curves effect are seen immediately after the treatment. But, instead, your skin will look more compact when you walk out of our office than it will a week later. It is a natural process of protein synthesis that will begin to show its result in about 10-14 days. And as the week passes, the result will improve continuously.

Its results will last upto six months to 2 years as your body builds collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. This surgical seam treatment is long-lasting. The thread is also environment-friendly and diffuses within 12 weeks. After 12 weeks, new collagens start forming around it. For the constant support outcomes, preserving a smooth and flexible texture of the skin.