Mr Omar Tillo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
For those who do not wish to undergo an invasive surgical procedure, a thread lift can often be a good alternative.
Thread lifts are a non-surgical, quick way to rejuvenate the face and appear younger and fresher.
Centre for Surgery offers both POD thread lifts as well as silhouette soft thread lifts.
Thread lifts are suitable for people who:
Thread lifts are suitable for any skin type. Your suitability will be confirmed in your initial consultation with the surgeon.
Thread lifts are often considered to be a good non-surgical alternative for facelifts. There is no surgery involved, and you will be given a local anaesthetic to minimise discomfort throughout the procedure.
The non-surgical facelift involves different lengths of threads which pull up to create a facelift. This will lift any loose, sagging skin, giving you a fresher appearance. The threads are completely bio-degradable, so you will not have to undergo another procedure to remove the threads.
Thread lifts will help the face to look fuller and will have tightened any loose skin.
Centre for Surgery offers PDO thread lifts as well as silhouette soft thread lifts.
You will be able to notice an immediate result once you have undertaken a thread lift. However, results will continue to develop over time as new collagen is produced.
The effects of this procedure will last anywhere between 6 to 18 months.
As this is not a surgical procedure, you will experience minimal downtime after undergoing a thread lift. In the few days after the procedure, you may experience some swelling and bruising. It is usual to experience some slight tension in the areas which have been lifted.
After the thread lift, it is recommended to avoid any strenuous activity or sport, particularly contact sports. You should also sleep on your back.
You can discuss the management of any side effects with your specialist at Centre for Surgery.
You may experience some mild discomfort throughout the procedure. However, you will be given a local anaesthetic which will minimise any pain.
This varies from each patient depending on their age, skin and lifestyle choices, but a thread lift generally lasts about 18 months. Skincare, such as sunscreen, will help to prolong the results.
Yes, you can. Skin peels or dermal fillers are often a popular choice to combine with thread lifts. Make sure to discuss your end goal with your surgeon in the consultation to see if it is appropriate for you to combine procedures.
At Centre for Surgery, thread lifts will be performed by a specially trained doctor, and as such, it is a safe procedure to undertake.