Threads

Dr. Day and her team are thrilled to offer a cutting edge, FDA-approved non-surgical face-lifting technology that uses polydiaxonone and polylactic acid absorbable threads to gracefully lift your upper, mid, and lower face. PDO and PLLA threads deliver long-lasting results without surgery, and this treatment complements other aesthetic treatments Dr. Day may recommend as part of your bespoke cosmetic regimen.
Areas Face Eyebrows Eyelids Cheeks Jawline Neck
Cost $1000
Duration 30-45 minutes
Frequency Annually
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Threads

What To Expect

How it works

Sagging facial skin is one of the major contributors to an aged and tired appearance. Dr. Day and her associates will use threads to enhance the contours of your face by repositioning the underlying layers of the skin with patented, bidirectional cones. As the absorbable sutures are absorbed by the body, they stimulate collagen renewal without generating scar tissue. Increased collagen production helps increase and restore volume for natural-looking and long-lasting results.

Each suture is composed of PDO or PLLA, both of which are colorless, crystalline, biodegradable polymers used to coat the suture. These are in the sugar family and break down to sugars. They are routinely used in dermatology and can lead to an instant, dramatic “V-shaped” lift.

How we do it

During the in-office procedure, Dr. Day will begin by marking the areas of the face. She will then gently inject a local anesthetic at the sites of entry and exit of the sutures before guiding the delivery needle through and under the skin to deliver the threads at each bi-directional exit point. The sutures have bidirectional absorbable cones that hold them in place. The treatment is well-tolerated by patients and typically takes about 45 minutes.

Side effects

Minor swelling, bruising, & pain around the injection site.

Time to full effect

Post treatment, patients note that their all-around skin texture is vastly improved. This is due to the effects of increased collagen and elastin production. Full results will be achieved after at least 2 weeks.

Don’t Just Imagine Results. See Them.

Questions? We’ve Got Answers.

How long do the results last?

Results can last for a year or longer.

Do the threads dissolve?

The threads naturally dissolve over time, usually over the course of a year.

Can I exercise after treatment?

We recommend waiting 5-7 days before vigorous exercise.

Can threads be used in conjunction with neuromodulators & fillers?

Yes, there are no contraindications that prevent the use of neuromodulators and fillers with thread treatments.
Pre-Care Instructions
Post-Care Instructions
Special Events
To ensure adequate recovery time, social events are not recommended within 0-14 days after treatment.
Dental Appointments
Avoid scheduling dental procedures 24 hours prior to treatment and 30 days after treatment.
Vaccinations
Patients are advised to avoid vaccinations 0-14 days prior to treatment.
Ask Your Provider
Please notify our office prior to treatment if you have an active cold sore. You may require prophylactic therapy.
Patient Safety
This treatment is not recommended for women who are pregnant or nursing.
Physical Activity
Avoid exercise 0-7 days after treatment.
Special Events
To ensure adequate recovery time, social events are not recommended within 0-14 days after treatment.
Dental Appointments
Avoid scheduling dental procedures 30 days after treatment.
Vaccinations
Patients are advised to avoid vaccinations 30 days after treatment.

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