A face-lift (rhytidectomy) is a cosmetic surgical procedure that fixes sagging skin by tightening of the tissues and muscles of the face areas. The procedure lifts the skin and repositions it.
How does Face lift work?
During a face lift, a flap of skin on each side of the face is pulled back, and tissues below the skin are surgically altered to return the contour of the face to a more youthful shape.
A Thread lift is a minimally invasive, rejuvenating treatment that uses specialised surgical threads to lift and regenerate sagging skin on the mid-face, jowls and neck, giving a tighter, more youthful appearance.
How does it work?
Thread lifts gradually stimulates collagen production to restore facial volume and smooth out deep lines and wrinkles. It repositions the skin tissues, thus restoring youthful proportions and appearances to the face, neck, and body. A needle is inserted into the skin and then threaded through the soft tissues of the face, neck or body to grasp, lift and suspend the facial area.
Thread lift treatment can treat the following skin concerns and have a range of benefits:
Side effects are very rare when it comes to thread lifts. Some of the possible side effects are:
A thread lift will generally last from 8 months - 2years. However, the procedure can be repeated in the future to prolong the cosmetic benefits.
Usually the procedure is performed in a single session.
Recovery time on an average is one to two days.
This procedure is usually combined with fillers and botox for an enhanced result.