There are numerous benefits to opting for a non-surgical facelift. • Safer: Non-surgical facelift does not entail an invasive, surgical procedure or the use of general anaesthesia. Downtime is minimal with little to no side effects. Traditional facelifts necessitate the use of general anaesthesia and the procedure can result in complications such as infection, scarring, paralysis of the face, and even permanent disfigurement. • More cost-effective: Thread lifts are far more affordable than traditional surgeries. • Faster recovery: Thread lifts require little to no downtime. Some of the simpler procedures-dubbed ‘lunchtime lifts”. Traditional facelifts require several weeks or even months of recovery time and usually involve pain, scarring, bruising, and swelling from the procedure, as all was medication to treat pain.• More Natural results: A Thread lift procedures is far more subtle, and a natural-looking enhancements to the face. Traditional surgical facelifts often result in tell-tale stretched-looking skin, leading to a look of permanent surprise, or a completely different appearance all together.
Though side-effects are few, there may be slight swelling, bruising, and redness immediately following the procedure, all of which generally dissipate in the first few days. Facial movement me be somewhat limited for about two to three weeks, however normal activities such as walking or sitting at a computer may be resumed within an hour after the procedure. Thread lift patients should avoid strenuous exercise or activity for approximately five days.
Though results are often immediate, they generally improve over a three to six month period as collagen encapsulates and “bunches” over the threads to further fill in the face.
The best candidates for Thread Lift are those who are in good physical condition, with reasonably normal skin thickness. If you have had a surgical facelift previously, but are again experiencing sagging skin, you may still be a good candidate for the thread lift.
A thread lift using 8 threads costs $4000.