The procedure is performed under local anesthesia. Special fine threads with barbs or cogs are placed under the skin using special needles. The barbs allow the threads to anchor to the tissues. When they are in the correct position, the top end of threads is pulled , tightened ans secured thus mobilizing soft tissues into the new position.
Once the threads are in place, they stimulate collagen production around them. This helps in securing the tissues in the new lifted position, with further improvement being seen over the following months.
The number of threads used and the exact placement site depends on patient’s needs, facial structure and degree of sagging.
some discomfort is experience when local anesthesia is injected. no or minimal discomfort is felt then onward.
As with any other procedure, side effects are far less encountered when the procedure is performed by an experienced physician and when patients adhere to before and after care instructions. However, some people experience the following:
Generally, the usual recovery period following the procedure is approximately 5-7 days .
Dr Maysa Abu Laban of Al Nour Clinic is one of the most experienced doctors with Thread Lifts in Australia. Trained by international renowned pioneers in the procedure, she regularly attends local and international conferences to stay updated with latest technologies and techniques.
Since 2003, she has performed hundreds of thread lift procedures using different thread types and techniques.
At Al Nour Clinic, patients are always assessed carefully prior to recommending any procedure. Patients are advised of the treatment option/s that best suit their needs.
To optimise outcomes, alternative treatments may be advised in addition to threads, such as lip fillers or double chin treatment.
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