Thread lifting is performed by injection of specialized cosmetic threads under the skin, and refers to a non-surgical rejuvenation techniques. Face-lifting by method of cosmetic threads is advisable only in cases, where the usual cosmetic procedures for correction of age-related changes do not give proper results.
This method is suitable for those patients who do not risk undergoing plastic surgery, and such correction methods as bio-revitalization, mesotherapy, laser pilling are already not justified.
There are several types of thread lifting, which are effective for different age groups –
Caprolon fibers, which are the best material suitable for patients in age group under 40. Hypoallergic threads resolve within 5-6 months after administration and, thanks to the connection tissues provide the lifting effect for 2 years.
Polypropylene thread, which is an even more durable material, supporting loose skin, is designed for patients in the age group from 40 to 50. The effect lasts up to 5 years.
For patients older than 50 years it is recommended to use plastic facelift, as it is more efficient and brings long-term results.
Intervention is not traumatic. Imperceptible cuts or punctures are made on the skin, through which the threads are entered.
A single procedure usually requires 4 threads, which are fixed in the temporal area and pull the skin infraorbital, chin and the nasolabial area, holding it. Within a short time after the procedure it’s getting covered by the tissues, thus preserving the effect of the procedure for a long term.
The rehabilitation period takes two to three weeks. And result of the procedure will be noticeable after the final disappearance of adverse reactions – after about 30 days.
After the procedure any effect on the face of the patient is prohibited – expression of emotions, heat effects of any kind (sauna, solarium, etc.), as well as any cosmetic procedures.
As a result of treatment, the skin becomes younger and visually trim, fade bags and extra folds disappear, the dermis is stretched to the areas of the threads attachment, and, what’s most important – the aging process slows down.
Thread lifting is contraindicated for patients with allergies, infections, inflammation, blood diseases and cancer tumors, and, of course, – to the pregnant and lactating women.
In the event of any complications the patient should immediately contact your consulting physician
The following companies are considered as leading among the manufacturers of threads: Aptos, Princess Lift and Silhouette.