What are PDO Threads? Polydioxanone (PDO) threads are the latest treatment option to the aesthetic world. They are used effectively for skin tightening, smoothing lines and lifting facial features. A simple procedure that can look as good as a facelift without the downtime or the cost! PDO is the material used in surgical stitches and has been around since the 1980’s. When inserted into the skin it stimulates collagen synthesis and acts like a “scaffold” for the skin. The threads are absorbed into the skin safely in 4-6 months. The exciting part of this treatments is they can continue to hold for another 15-24 months.
PDO threads can be used for smoothing forehead lines, eyebrows, crows feet, cheeks, nasolabial folds (smile lines), marionette lines, jowls, and chin. Other possible ways that PDO threads can be used are for face contouring wrinkle attenuation, skin rejuvenation, skin tightening, neck lift, muscle relaxation, and body contouring. Yes, body contouring!
The advantages to PDO threads are no incisions, a quick recovery time, provides semi-permanent effects, and quick improvement of facial wrinkles. In addition you can have other treatments, such as Neuromodulators and Fillers to enhance the effects.
If you are interested in hearing about this exciting treatment option contact us or schedule an appointment.