Thread lift treatment involves surgery; it may cause some undesirable side effects. These side effects can be infections and thread breakage. However, as technology evolve this procedure has radically changed.
Many thread lifts in Islamabad are non-invasive. However, the most popular types of thread lifts are silhouette soft and PDO thread lift.
What is the PDO Thread Lift?
The PDO thread lift tightens and lifts your sagging skin tissue. It uses threads that are made of Polydioxanone (PDO). Moreover, in this process threads goes deep into the layer of the skin. Once they reach deep enough, they introduce the effects on the skin. Some of them are the following:
- Instant Skin Liftingthrough mechanical effects
- Cellular Renewal, throughCollagen stimulation, and neovascularization to improve skin texture, fine lines, and elasticity
- Skin Tightening, by contracting fat tissue
After a period of 6 months, the PDO threads disappear by hydrolysis. The thread lifts on facial last for about 3-6 months or maybe more. This lasting is due to the cellular rejuvenation effects. However, your cells are made to produce new collagen and new blood. As a result, your skin microcirculation improves.
on the other hand, the PDO threads cause fat tissue to produce a skin tightening and facial slimming effect.
How is PDO Thread Lift Done?
Typically, a PDO thread lift in Islamabad is an invasive procedure. So, numbing and anesthesia are required after the treatment. The PDO threads are inserted by using blunt tip needles or cannulas into a different layer of the skin. After that, the threads dig into the skin and lift it upwards.
Usually, it takes 15 to 30 minutes. This time may increase depending on the treated areas. Some patients may experience some discomfort during the procedure. However, there are some advanced techniques in which patients experience less pain with no discomfort.
Different Types of PDO Threads?
Generally, the PDO threads are divided into Floating, non-barbed threads, and barbed threads.
Some of you may be heard of names like “tornado”, “heart barbs” or “double screw”. These all names refer to threads. Additionally, the PDO threads come in different thicknesses and lengths. However, these factors affect the quality, tensile strength, effectiveness, and price of the PDO threads.
Your doctor or dermatologist may use different threads for you. However, this depends on your skin lifting and rejuvenation needs. In this case, you may need to consult with your doctor about the most comfortable PDO threads.
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Is PDO Thread Lift Safe? What are the Possible Side Effects?
PDO thread lift treatment is safe compared to any other filler technique. Also, it has mild side effects. It is because PDO threads insert needles that are absorbed in 6 to 8 months. While many of the side effects are related to older thread lifting. Moreover, this infection and thread breakage can be minimized.
Depending on the types of thread that are used, bruising may or may not occur. Many clinics offer high-definition K-lift, this has no minimal bruising. Moreover, some mild swelling and soreness remain for 3 to 5 days after the treatment. While mild dimpling of the skin may resolve in a few days.
There are some side effects that are related to the technique of insertion. This depends on thread uses. However, these include surface depression, thread migration, facial asymmetry prolonged pain. The PDO thread is not equal, So, your doctor must be very careful to ensure a good outcome.
In last, serious side effects may occur. Damage, formation of nodules, and damage to the ducts are the names of some infections. It is because a human face has a complex anatomical structure. Additionally, anatomical knowledge is necessary to perform PDO thread lift. This helps to prevent any serious side effects.
How is the Treatment Designed?
The PDO thread lift is a type of thread lift that is designed according to what we required and which area we want to concentrate on. For instance, for lifting some doctor uses barbed threads of different thickness and lengths. These barbed threads are inserted from 3 to 4 entry points.
Additionally, this treatment can be designed according to your needs. in case, you have more swelling, more threads are inserted in order to treat those swelling.
PDO threads are famous for lifting, rejuvenation, and even reducing fat. For each purpose different types of threads are used.
What Areas Can Be Treated with PDO Thread Lift?
The PDO thread lift is very flexible. Hence, it allows all areas of the face to the treated. Following are some examples:
- Undereye area
- Crow’s feet (wrinkles around eyes)
- Nasolabial folds
- Naso-jugal folds
- Wrinkles around the mouth