Nonsurgical Thread Lift Glasgow
A thread-lift is not a face-lift. A face-lift is a surgical procedure (there are many varieties) which is much more substantial in terms of cost and recovery time, but also in terms of effect. The ideal age-group to consider a thread-lift is adults between 35 and 55 years. Occasionally older people may benefit, but ultimately it is not the age, rather the tissue quality that will determine whether an individual is suitable for a thread-lift or would be more appropriately managed by a surgical procedure.
The PDO variant is immensely popular in Korea and the benefits can now be found around the world.
There are 3 types of threads:
- Basic – Straight pieces of unaltered thread. We use many of these to form a ‘net’ in the desired area. Over time, these are broken down completely, at the same time producing new collagen and an improvement in the texture, tone and quality of the skin
- Screws – Straight pieces of thread are coiled into a spring shape. The result is a thread which provides more surface area contact over a given length while at the same time giving a gentle lift.
- Cogs/Barbs – These threads have little cuts made at angles along their length, the resultant barbs or cogs actually holding the tissue and giving a stronger mechanical lift. As with the threads above, the material (PDO) is slowly broken down and new collagen formation stimulated
Which threads does Dr Cormac use and why?
What qualifications and experience do you have of providing thread lifts?
How long does a thread lift take?
What parts of my face are threads suitable for?
How long does a thread face lift last for?
Is it safe to have thread lifts?
Is a thread lift reversible if I don’t like it?
More Questions Answered About Thread Lift
Does threading hurt?
Are there any side effects of having these thread lifts?
What happens when a thread lift goes wrong?
Are there different sorts of threads that different doctors use?
How do I know what sort of effect the threads will have on my face?
How do I know if I’m suitable for threads?
Why would I choose threads vs dermal fillers?
Can I go in the sun after having a thread lift?
What happens to the thread lifts in my face?
Is a thread lift worth it?
- Are you a good candidate for the procedure? (If not then it’s not worth it)
- How much improvement do you expect? (The result is not as dramatic as complex surgery)
- How often do you intent to have a procedure? (The result does require maintenance in terms of further treatment)
- Are you a sun-worshipper or a smoker? (Patients who do these things will end up with a lesser result from the procedure)
What is the history of thread lifts? Have the procedures changed?
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