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You may consider a thread lift facial treatment if you want to rejuvenate your appearance without undergoing a full facelift. This minimally invasive procedure uses threads to lift and tighten sagging skin, resulting in a more youthful and refreshed appearance.

But who is a candidate for a thread lift, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of the thread lift procedure? Here's what you need to know about thread lift facial treatment.

What is Thread Lift Facial Treatment?

A thread lift facial treatment is a non-surgical procedure that uses fine, biodegradable threads to lift and tighten sagging skin on the face and neck. The threads are inserted under the skin through small incisions and then gently pulled to lift the skin into a more youthful position.

The threads also stimulate the production of collagen, which helps to further tighten and smooth the skin.

Who Can Have Thread Lift?

Thread lift facial treatment is generally suitable for people who are in good overall health but are experiencing mild to moderate sagging of the skin on the face and neck. It is not recommended for people with severe sagging or excess skin.

Before booking, discuss with a specialist, so you understand thread lift before and after results, and advise you on the suitable PDO thread lift treatment areas.

Thread Lift Treatment Duration

The duration of a thread face lift treatment will depend on the specific areas treated and the number of threads used. The procedure can take anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours to complete.

Thread Lift Side Effects

Like any procedure, thread lift facial treatment has the potential for side effects. Some common side effects may include:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Numbness
  • Minor pain or discomfort

These side effects are typically temporary and should resolve within a few days to a week.

PDO Thread Lift Treatment Recovery Time

Thread lift recovery time will vary depending on the specific areas treated and the number of threads used.

You may return to your normal activities within a few days, although it may take a week or more for any swelling or bruising to subside fully.

It's important to follow your surgeon's post-thread lift treatment instructions carefully to minimize the risk of complications and ensure the best possible results.

Thread Lift Procedure Success Rate

The success rate of a thread lift facial treatment will depend on many factors, including the specific technique used, the surgeon's skill, and the individual patient's characteristics.

In general, thread lift facial treatment has a high success rate with a 34% chance of complications happening, with many patients experiencing a significant improvement in the appearance of their skin. Before booking for the procedure, you may want to read the thread lift treatment reviews to see what past patients say about the procedure.

Facial Thread Lift Alternative Treatments

If you're not a candidate for a thread lift facial treatment or looking for alternative options, many other treatments may be suitable. These may include non-surgical treatments like injectable fillers or lasers or invasive procedures like a traditional facelift. Your surgeon can advise you on the best action based on your specific needs and goals.

How Is Thread Facial Lift Performed?

Here is a step-by-step guide to the thread facial lift procedure:

Step1. Consultation

The first step in the thread lift process is to meet with a qualified plastic surgeon to discuss your goals and concerns. During the consultation, the surgeon will assess your overall health and skin condition to determine if a thread lift is right for you and provide a thread lift treatment cost guide.

Step2. Pre-operative evaluation

Before the procedure, you will undergo a pre-operative evaluation to ensure that you are healthy enough for surgery. This may include a physical examination, laboratory tests, and other diagnostic tests.

Step3. Anesthesia

On the day of the procedure, you will be given either local anesthesia or intravenous sedation to numb the area and minimize discomfort.

Step4. Incision

The surgeon will make small incisions in the treated area and insert the threads under the skin.

Step5. Lifting

The threads are then gently pulled to lift and tighten the skin into a more youthful position.

Step6. Collagen stimulation

The threads also stimulate the production of collagen, which helps to further tighten and smooth the skin.

Step7. Closing the incisions

Once the procedure is completed, the incisions will be closed and bandaged. Most patients can return home the same day as their treatment, although some may need to stay overnight in the hospital for observation. You will likely need to wear a compression garment for a few weeks to help with swelling and support the treated area as it heals.

What Is The Difference Between Facelift Vs. Thread Lift?

Facelifts and thread lifts are options for addressing sagging skin and wrinkles on the face. A facelift is a surgical procedure involving removing excess skin and tightening underlying muscles in the face and neck. It requires a general anesthetic and takes several hours to complete, with a recovery period of several weeks.

A thread lift is a non-surgical procedure involving special threads to lift and tighten the skin. It can be performed under local anesthetic and takes only a few hours to complete, with a recovery period of just a few days.

Both facelift and thread lift can be effective treatments, but they differ in invasiveness, recovery time, and the results they can achieve.

A facelift is a complete procedure that can achieve dramatic results, but it is more expensive and requires a more extended recovery period. A thread lift is less invasive and has a shorter recovery time, but it may provide less lifting and tightening than a facelift.

A thread lift is a non-surgical procedure that uses threads to lift and tighten sagging skin on the face and neck. It is suitable for people with mild to moderate sagging skin and has a quick recovery time. It can provide significant improvement in the appearance of the skin, but it is essential to discuss your goals and concerns with a qualified plastic surgeon before proceeding.

Quick Facts 

Procedure

 Thread Lift Facial 

Duration

 1 - 2 hours 

Stay

 4 - 6 nights 

Cost in Turkey

 €750 - €1500

Anesthesia

 Local anesthesia 

Recovery

 2 weeks 

Final Results

 3 weeks 

Side Effects

 Swelling, bruising, numbness 

Risks 

 Pain 

Exercise

 After 2 weeks (light activity)

Back To Work

 After 1-week

Scars

 No

Pain

 No

Related Procedures

 Facelift 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does thread lift last? 

The duration of a thread lift can vary, but it generally provides results that last several months to a few years. The longevity of a thread lift will depend on the individual's specific situation and the factors contributing to the aging process.

Is a thread lift worth it?

A thread lift is a non-surgical procedure that can lift and tighten sagging skin on the face and neck. It is not a replacement for a surgical facelift and may not provide the same level of lifting and tightening. It is essential to discuss your goals and concerns with a qualified plastic surgeon to determine if a thread lift is a suitable option for you.

What is the downside of a thread lift?

A thread lift has potential downsides, such as limited results, risk of complications, pain and discomfort, cost, and limited treatment options. It is unsuitable for everyone and may not be effective for people with severe sagging, loose skin, or deep wrinkles and lines. It is essential to carefully consider the potential downsides and discuss them with a qualified plastic surgeon before deciding to undergo the procedure.

How long does it take to recover from thread lifts?

The recovery time after a thread lift can vary depending on the individual's specific situation and the technique used during the procedure. Most people can generally return to their normal activities within a few days of a thread lift. However, following the post-procedure instructions provided by your plastic surgeon to ensure a smooth recovery is essential.

What are the benefits of thread lifting?

A thread lift is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure that uses threads to lift and tighten the skin. It has a quick recovery time and can provide natural-looking results that improve skin texture. It is generally less expensive than a surgical facelift and can be customized to address specific areas of the face and neck.

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