PDO Mono Thread Lifting

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An introduction to PDO Mono Threads

PDO Mono Threads are the latest TGA approved aesthetic treatment to take Australia by storm. Mono Threads have a long history of success use worldwide. PDO Mono Threads are a non surgical alternative for skin lifting and tightening.

PDO Mono Threads or short threads are designed to perform a revitalization skin treatment, the treatment is beneficial for skin tightening, skin thickening and to improve skin texture thus reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Once inserted into the skin, PDO mono threads activate collagen synthesis to gradually tighten and rejuvenate the skin. This provides the skin with a tighter feel and appearance and more of a youthful look. Typically, around 10-30 PDO mono threads are used to treat an area. Mono threads are used on the face and body.

Results from a PDO Mono Thread treatment are most noticeable after 8-12 weeks and last up to 2 years. PDO Mono Threads are a made from a dissolving suture material which is reabsorbed into the body after 6-8 months.

Mono threads can only be inserted by properly trained doctors or nurses.

PDO Mono threads can be combined with PDO lifting threads to produce a non surgical facelift.

Facial areas for treatment with PDO Mono Threads

- Under eye skin sagging, wrinkles & eye bags
- Wrinkles around lips
- Alternative to lip filler
- Smoothing lines a& wrinkles
- Brow Lift
- Face Lift
- Facial volume replacement

Alternative for those not wanting dermal filler

- Jowls
- Naso labial Folds
- Neck Lift/Rejuvenation
- Skin tightening
- Forehead lifting

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Body areas for treatment with PDO Mono Threads ​

- Décolletage
- Tuck shop arms/upper arm firming
- Knee skin tightening/rejuvenation
- Inner thigh firming
- Cellulite improvement
- Hand rejuvenation/skin firming
- Elbow skin rejuvenation
- Stomach skin firming/tightening
- Buttock firming

Frequently Asked Questions

Collagen creation from the PDO Mono Threads takes between 8 and 12 weeks to occur.

Generally the results will last for up to 2 years after treatment, this is very depend on the healing and ageing processes of the individual.

PDO Mono Threads are metabolised 6 – 8 month after the procedure. If you were to biopsy the dermis at this point you would find new Type 3 Collagen mesh in the treated area.

PDO Mono Threads lifting is a very safe procedure and complications are extremely rare. Minor complication may include temporary redness, swelling and bruising. Patients may feel slight tightness or a pulling sensation following the treatment, but this subsides relatively quickly.

A very small amount of Local anaesthetic is injected into the skin or a numbing cream is applied to the treatment area for 20 mins to decrease treatment discomfort. The area is then cleanse with surgical grade skin disinfectant. Multiple fine needles containing fine threads similar to a hair shaft are inserted into the skin. The fine needles are then removed leaving the fine thread underneath the skin.

Whole process can take anywhere between 15 to 30 minutes depending on the number of threads required for the procedure.

Apart from the initial sting of the small local anaesthetic injection procedure the whole treatment area is numb so this treatment is essentially painless.

Cost of Treatment will vary, facial thread lift procedure is very dependant on each individual patient, the number of areas to be treated and the number of threads required.

Treatments starting at $550 – $2500

  • Please do not apply oil-based moisturiser or makeup for the next 24 hours. After that, apply your makeup gently for five days.
  • When applying makeup, do not use brushes / sponges for two days due to cleanliness of the brush / sponge.
  • Avoid facial contact with animals or their coats for one week to ensure cleanliness.
  • Ice may be applied to soothe area of treatment.
  • Bruising is to be expected, but can be variable from minimal to severe. Hirudoid or Arnica Cream can be used to assist in resolution.
  • Please sleep on your back and elevate your head for the first three nights.
  • Please do not have any facials or face massages for three weeks.
  • There may be mild tenderness in the treated area for approximately one week.
  • If you experience a ‘ping’ sensation where the threads have been placed, massage for 2–3 seconds.
  • Avoid strenuous contact sports for three weeks.
  • Avoid exaggerated facial movements like chewing, talking or yawning for three weeks. You may move your face in a normal fashion.
  • No dental surgery for four weeks.
  • Avoid saunas or heat treatments for three weeks.
  • Do not have heat treatments (RF / Laser) in the area of the threads for three months.
  • In the very rare instance that you experience any thread extrusion after your treatment, simply pull the thread out and disregard.

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To receive a free private consultation, simply fill out the online enquiry form. Let us know what procedure(s) you are considering and we will get back to you with a time and day to suit.

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