PDO Thread-lift the revolutionary 'lunch-time' facelift
 All Natural Non-Surgical Face & Neck Lift

Fountain of Youth - co-owner Lynn Worthington is a selected few in the United States teaching Thread-lifting. 

 

 

 

Our team does amazing services with Thread Lifting. Our most popular is a neck lift, but imagine your entire face lifted without going under the knife? Do you know that Thread-lifting can be done on breasts, stomach, and knees?  

No longer are the celebrities' secrets a secret. In East Tennessee, you can receive the same outstanding advanced aesthetics services as you would in Beverly Hills, California. You don't have to be a star to look like one. And if it's subtle changing your closest friends won't even notice, then a thread-lift is for you!

Collagen helps support "growth factors" that dramatically influence our skin condition. In addition to being used for wound healing, collagen helps to keep our skin firm, voluminous and supple. As we get older, our bodies gradually produce less and less collagen, which leads to an 80% reduction in skin thickness by about age 70. This loss of volume and strength is a significant factor in creating excess skin and wrinkles. As the skin grows weaker, it can no longer support the tissues beneath it adequately, meaning that gravity pulls it downwards and stretches it. Infusing the skin of the face with fresh collagen when the signs of skin laxity are still mild can help reduce looseness (by thickening and hydrating the skin) and prevent it from getting worse (by strengthening the skin).

 

In other words, this process provides ongoing and progressive rejuvenation for the facial tissues. Patients with a thread lift for stimulating collagen will notice a gradual improvement in their skin tone and firmness. While their threads are in place, this will constantly activate the body's healing response because it will want to "heal" the sutured areas and expel the sutures. The body is biologically programmed to react when it senses any foreign object present within the dermis. Fortunately, because the threads placed under the skin during a thread lift are so small, the patient will not feel this happening. Most people cannot handle their sutures once the skin has healed around them.

Recently the only way to address problems caused by facial skin laxities—such as jowls and drooping cheeks—was facelift surgery. After all, while skin resurfacing treatments can help restore some degree of firmness, only a scalpel can genuinely remove it once loose skin is present. However, while the approach of relying on injectable compounds and skin resurfacing until facelift surgery becomes necessary works for many patients, not everyone is willing or able to have surgery. If you're in this group, you'll be happy to know that a new type of procedure has been developed to fill in the gap between noninvasive facial rejuvenation and facelift surgery:  The "thread lift."

What is a thread lift?

A thread lift is a procedure wherein temporary sutures are used to produce a subtle but visible "lift" in the skin. Instead of removing the patient's loose facial skin surgically, the cosmetic surgeon suspends it by stitching up portions of it. This has the effect of pulling the skin back slightly and lifting and tightening the face. In addition to being ideal for lifting the skin, threads combat aging in another way: by provoking the body's "healing response" and causing the body to direct large surges of collagen to treated areas. This is important because of collagen's vital role in the aging process.

Recovery from a thread lift, on the other hand, is comparatively easy. Thread lifts can be performed under local rather than general anesthesia, meaning that thread lift patients can drive themselves home and look after themselves immediately after having their procedure. While some patients will experience a little bit of soreness, redness, and swelling after having a thread lift and therefore wish to take the rest of the day off, most can return to work immediately. Potent pain medication is seldom needed after having a thread lift, making it easier for patients to return to their routine. Therefore, this procedure is ideal for people who have children at home or busy, demanding careers.

 

 

 

 

While thread lift recovery is not particularly intensive, patients will still have to take minor precautions while healing. It's essential to make sure that you don't rub your face vigorously while cleansing it or applying moisturizer for at least a week after placing threads. It would be best if you also tried to prop your head up slightly so that you don't roll over directly onto your face while sleeping.

Thread lifts are low risk, thanks to how noninvasive they are. There is virtually no risk of scarring, severe bruising, bleeding, or other complications after having a thread lift. Patients may experience irritation, infection, or their sutures becoming visible under their skin in rare cases. However, if this occurs, the sutures can be removed, and the patient's face will return to its initial state.

 

Finally, thread lifts are much easier to perform than facelift surgery, and they are much more affordable. Patients need to maintain realistic expectations for this procedure, which is advantageous through thread lifts. While thread lifts certainly produce visible changes, they will generally only raise the face by a few millimeters; as such, they create a more subtle and natural-looking result than facelift surgery. Thread lifts are therefore best suited to patients dealing with mild to moderate, rather than severe, signs of skin laxity.

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