What is the down time for a thread lift?

The procedure is done in a surgical center or hospital, and you can go home the same day. Recovery time is generally 2-4 weeks long.

When can I wash my face after thread lift?

It is recommended to avoid touching, wetting and washing your face for a minimum of 12 hours after the treatment. Even after that, it is best not to scrub or massage the treated area for around three weeks post-treatment.

What is a thread lift and how long does it last?

Thread lifts – a minimally invasive alternative to a surgical facelift – improves the shape of your face, create volume, and improves fine lines. Results typically last between nine months and a year depending on the area treated.

How long do PDO threads really last?

PDO, or polydioxanone threads, dissolve after only six to nine months. Contrastingly, PLLA, or Poly L. Lactic Acid threads, dissolve after 12 to 18 months.

Do PDO threads look better with time?

Many people want to look younger, but they don’t want to look like they got any outside help to do so. That’s the benefit of this treatment: you will look younger but won’t look like you had work done. Your results will appear over time as the threads perform their lifting and collagen-stimulating work.

How do you sleep after a thread lift?

Sleep on your side Sleeping on your side, or even on your stomach, results in pressure on your face. You need to avoid this for about a week after your thread lift procedure. Try to sleep on your back with your head propped up on a pillow to minimize swelling after a thread lift.

What does a thread lift feel like?

After the procedure, at the termination of anesthesia, patients may experience some pain that is normal. It is also possible the manifestation of the following reactions: small edema, bruising, asymmetry, unevenness, skin tightening – which, as a rule, take place within two weeks.