Escobedo Esthetics offers a variety of absorbable sutures for the correction of moderate to severe wrinkles and folds. Thread Lift Sutures are created in a variety of shapes and sizes from PDO (polydioxanone) and PLLA (Poly-Lactic-Acid) biodegradable material. Absorbable Thread Lift Sutures are inserted into the skin for instant lifting and tightening. Over time, Thread Lift Sutures stimulate the production of collagen adding volume and improving contour defects. Thread Lift Sutures are primarily used for the upper, mid and lower face and neck. As with any minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure, individual results may vary and are not guaranteed.

Thread Lift Sutures creates a natural improvement with minimum downtime associated with other non-surgical cosmetic procedures.

LIFTING:

  • Instantly tightens loose skin
  • Promotes the production of collagen for enduring results

CONTOURING:

  • Improves youthful curves
  • Reshapes & strengthens sagging skin

SOFTENING:

  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Improves the appearance of selected acne scarring

What is a Non-Surgical Thread Face Lift?

A non-Surgical Thread Face Lift incorporates a variety of absorbable sutures designed to lift loose and sagging skin of the upper, mid and lower face and neck. In addition, it includes the introduction of sutures to stimulate collagen production in an effort to soften the appearance of sunken temples, crow’s feet, under eye contour defects, smile lines, smoker’s lines, and marionette lines. The results are natural in appearance.

Is it possible to do a Thread Lift on other parts of the body?

Yes, a Thread Lifting may be used on a case by case basis on other parts of the body such as the arms, neck, chin, abdomen, knees, and buttocks. Thread Lifting may also improve the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks. Individual results may vary and are not guaranteed.

What is the cost of a Thread Lift procedure?

The Thread Lift procedure ranges from a minimum of $300 to $3000 depending on the number, style, and variety of threads or sutures utilized by Dr. Escobedo. We recommend contacting us to schedule a private consultation.

What is the difference between PDO and PLLA Absorbable Sutures?

PDO (polydioxanone) and PLLA (Poly-Lactic-Acid) are both biodegradable and absorbable materials. PDO Sutures dissolve in 6-8 months with results lasting upwards of 12 months. PLLA Sutures dissolve in 18 months with results lasting upwards of 2 years. Both threads stimulate collagen production. Dr. Escobedo recommends re-evaluation and possible booster sessions every six to nine months if necessary.

What are common side effects, contraindications, and precautions associated with a Thread Lift Procedure?

Common side effects include swelling, bruising, dimpling, redness, and tenderness for up to a week. Other potential side effects include sensory nerve injury, asymmetry, extrusion, banding, or visibility of thread. Contraindications include active acne, a rash, skin infection, permanent fillers, and an allergic reaction to PDO and PLLA. Precautions include the avoidance of alcohol, blood thinners, aspirin, NSAIDs, vitamins, and herbs for a week prior and after.

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