McLean, VA Potomac, MD

Make sagging facial skin a thing of the past with our amazing thread lifts! These lifts are an excellent and effective cosmetic technique to lift and tighten sagging skin tissues. Thread lift therapy originated from oriental acupuncture therapy to control and improve tissue stimulation and muscle contraction. Now, it’s available right here at McLean & Potomac Dermatology. Connect with one of our offices today to learn more about this procedure and what it can do for you.

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What Are PDO Thread Lifts?

PDO threads are made of a material called Polydioxanone (PDO). Polydioxanone has been used for many years, particularly in cardiothoracic surgery. Why? Because it is fully absorbed within 4-6 months and doesn’t create any scar tissue. The foreign body stimulates collagen production, and the skin structure created with Nova Threads will hold for another 12-15 months. 

What to Expect

There are no cuts or incisions required for thread lifts, and the procedure is purely injection based, much like dermal fillers! We use Nova Threads, which are pre-loaded needles with varying types of PDO threads. During the procedure, these threads are inserted into the tissue parallel to the skin’s surface. The PDO threads remain under the skin and act as scaffolding, tightening your skin and keeping it tight for several months.

Which Areas Do Thread Lifts Treat?

This procedure is an excellent option for addressing several facial aging issues, including:

  • Sagging in the upper and lower cheeks.
  • Forehead wrinkles (brow lift).
  • Jawline and neck sagging.
  • Nasolabial folds (nose-to-mouth lines).
  • Marionette lines (corners of the mouth).

Results of Thread Lifts

Thread lifts work by redefining the facial contours and inducing collagen production, creating a lifting effect lasting up to 1-2 years. The threads will form a support structure for the face tissue due to collagen stimulation. The lifting effect peaks six months later when collagen has formed around the threads.

Find Thread Lifts in McLean, VA, or Potomac, MD

Don’t let facial sagging define who you are! Our thread lifts are an excellent option for skin tightening without requiring invasive surgical procedures. Contact our team here at McLean & Potomac Dermatology to learn more about these treatments and their benefits.

Set up your consultation by calling us at (703) 356-5111.

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