PDO Threads in Springfield, MO

What Is A PDO Thread Lift?

PDO thread lifting is a nonsurgical treatment designed to fight signs of aging by lifting and firming loose facial skin. Ideal for wrinkles, crepey skin, sagging jowls, and nasolabial folds, thread lifting involves inserting very thin threads of polydioxanone (PDO) under the skin where they act like sutures to tighten up loose skin. As the threads dissolve, they stimulate collagen production for long-term skin rejuvenation. Sometimes referred to as a "lunchtime lift," a PDO thread lift at Aesthetic Med Studio typically takes only 30 – 45 minutes and can produce results similar to traditional plastic surgery. Book an appointment at our practice in Springfield, MO to find out whether a thread lift could be a good nonsurgical treatment for your aesthetic goals.

How Does A PDO Thread Lift Work?

During your consultation, we'll discuss what you can expect with your treatment, including how many threads will be placed and where. We usually recommend starting with a minimum of four threads, but your treatment will be unique to you. Normally, a topical anesthetic agent is employed to desensitize the procedure locations and enable you to stay at ease. Your provider will put the threads into designated areas of your face through a fine needle. The sutures will be carefully stretched to produce an elevated appearance and a natural-appearing result. No incisions or cuts are used with this treatment so you'll be able to leave immediately after your treatment. You can expect redness or light swelling for up to 15 minutes after your appointment and bruising that may last as long as a week. We recommend holding off from exercise for at least a few hours and keeping the treatment area clean as you recover.

Depending on your goals, we can also pair PDO thread lifting with other cosmetic services, such as wrinkle relaxer or dermal filler injections.

What Are the Benefits of A PDO Thread Lift?

You don't have to undergo plastic surgery to enjoy firmer, healthier skin. The benefits of PDO thread lifts at our Springfield, MO practice include:

  • Outcomes that are longer-lasting than alternative nonsurgical anti-aging solutions
  • Collagen generation that gives glowing results for years to come
  • Enhanced confidence from your new youthful look
  • Procedure is minimally invasive yet still effective

Everyone at Aesthetic Med Studio is so kind & knowledgeable. They listen to your questions & let you know exactly what to expect. Karlene did my PDO threads (5 Stars there!) and Erina did my INTRAcel RF treatments which have given the intended results of reduced pores, skin tightening, and just overall skin improvement. Very impressed!!

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How much do PDO threads cost?

The actual cost of a thread lifting procedure may fluctuate according to how many threads are needed, which will be determined according to your concerns and aims. Bear in mind that PDO thread lifting is significantly lower in cost compared to surgery, so it may work well as a facelift alternative. Our providers at Aesthetic Med Studio will discuss pricing information when you come for your consultation.

How long will my PDO thread lifting results last?

This will depend on the starting condition of your complexion. Usually, the results of a thread lift may be visible for at least a year and a half or more. Following this, you might wish to get a follow-up procedure so you can maintain a refreshed look. It's possible to further extend your improvements by keeping up a healthy lifestyle that involves a balanced eating plan, consistent activity, minimal time in the sun, and a home-based skin care routine.

Is a PDO thread lift painful?

No, many individuals will not experience discomfort during thread lifting. Before starting, a topical cream is often used to numb the targeted region so you'll stay relaxed during the entire treatment. A number of individuals might experience mild soreness or swelling following the appointment, although this typically goes away after a week or so.

Schedule Your Nonsurgical Lift

PDO thread lifts can offer a minimally invasive alternative to treat aging skin in a way that looks natural but noticeable. If you're frustrated with slight to moderate skin laxity, crepey skin, or simply want a rejuvenated appearance, get in touch with Aesthetic Med Studio in Springfield, MO to schedule a consultation and explore thread lifts or other nonsurgical facial treatments with our team.

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