The “no blade facelift” is a non-surgical procedure that lifts and tightens the skin of the face. PDO COG threads are commonly used to re-define facial contours and tighten the skin. This procedure can be performed on its own or in combination with other treatments, and there are no known interactions between hyaluronic acid filler and polydioxanone (PDO) threads.
How long does a COG thread lift last?
PDO COG threads are utilized to stimulate collagen production and redefine facial contours, resulting in both immediate and long-lasting effects. The treatment is most effective after 3-6 months, with results continuing to improve for up to 2-3 years.
How much do COG threads cost?
A thread lift is a more cost-effective alternative to a traditional surgical facelift, with prices around £1500. However, medical insurance does not typically cover the cost of this non-surgical procedure.
How many times can you have a thread lift?
After the face starts to return to its original position, individuals may opt to have an additional thread lift. The frequency of repeat thread lifts varies on a case-by-case basis, with some people undergoing the procedure again after 1-2 years to uphold the results.
Can a thread lift be done on the neck?
Revised: A thread neck lift can be done independently or combined with a face thread lift to aid in contouring the neck and improving the definition of the jawline.
What should you not do after a thread lift?
After receiving a PDO thread lift, it is recommended that the entry points be left untouched for 24 hours until they close. Additionally, individuals should avoid wearing makeup, drinking alcohol, and receiving facials or facial massages for the first 24 hours following the procedure.
How many threads are used in a thread lift?
Revised: The COG PDO thread lift is tailored to match individual skin texture, skin type and aesthetic preferences. Typically, three threads are used on each side of the face, and two threads on each side of the neck. The specific threads used for skin tightening, rejuvenation, and degree of lift vary based on the desired results.
Do celebrities get thread lifts?
Revised: Although COG thread lifts have been available for a number of years, they have achieved heightened popularity recently, purportedly among some well-known celebrities such as Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Emily Ratajkowski.
Can thread lifts go wrong?
Revised: When performed by trained professionals, thread lifts are minimally invasive and present low risk. Complications such as scarring, severe bruising, and bleeding are highly unlikely. However, rare potential complications may include irritation, infection, and the sutures becoming visible beneath the skin. Visit our clinic in London or Contact us