Thread Lift

Thread Lift

July 14, 2016

A cosmetic procedure that lifts and realigns sagging tissue while adding definition to face by using absorbable ‘threads’. The Threadlift is intended to be a non-surgical alternative to a surgical facelift. The procedure can be customized based upon your desired results.This INSTANT FACELIFT procedure helps to reposition sagging cheeks, lift eyebrows, correct the marionette line, support the neck and improve facial features.

Who is a good candidate for a threadlift?

The best candidates for a Threadlift are men and women who are beginning to experience sagging in the cheeks, brow, jowls or neck area. The procedure is not recommended for patients who are grossly overweight or extremely thin.

What areas can be treated with a threadlift?

Dr. MEGHA MODI will discuss your options and expectations thoroughly with you during your consultation appointment. Areas that can be treated are:

  • Sagging eyebrows
  • Asymmetric brows
  • Sagging cheeks
  • Drooping soft tissues of the mid and lower face
  • Sagging neck area

How long does the procedure take?

The procedure is quick, and usually performed under local anesthesia. The actual length of time will depend upon the total number of threads used. On average, the procedure typically takes approximately one hour.

What is the recovery time?

Patients can usually return to normal activities or return to work within a few days to a week. In most cases, there is only minimal discomfort, bruising or swelling. Concealing makeup may be worn the next day.

Are there any side effects?

It is very safe, and complications are very rare. Minor complications may include swelling, bruising, thread rupture, skin irregularities, asymmetries, puckering or infection. In some cases, patients may feel some tightness or pulling or may be able to feel the threads.

Can a threadlift be combined with other cosmetic procedures?

The procedure is an ideal complement to other facial rejuvenation techniques. It is not uncommon to have a Threadlift combined with Botox to reduce facial muscle activity, dermal fillers to enhance volume or peels and laser therapy to improve skin texture. Chin augmentation and liposuction of the neck are some of the other procedures that can be done in conjunction with a Threadlift.

How much does a threadlift cost?

Much lower than traditional surgical facelift