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Looking for a non-surgical way to tighten sagging skin and enhance facial contour? At Nutriflo Med Spa and IV Lounge, we offer PDO Thread Lift, an excellent cosmetic technique that tightens and lifts sagging skin.
PDO stands for “Polydioxanone,” an absorbable synthetic compound made from a polymer. PDO sutures are commonly used to close incisions and wounds during surgical procedures and have been in use since the 1980s. In the past six years, PDO sutures have been in use in orthopedic surgery as well as skin rejuvenation. The biodegradable material has a strong safety record and gradually gets absorbed in the body after six months.
While skin laxity is linked to aging and photodamage, a key underlying factor is collagen depletion. Collagen is a type of protein found in abundance in our skin, muscles, tendons, bones, digestive system, and other connective tissues. As a structural protein, it imparts strength and elasticity that define youthful skin. With age or sun damage, the body produces less collagen, leading to the formation of skin folds, creases, sagging and drooping.
The origin of the thread lift therapy can be traced to acupuncture which stimulates tissues and muscle contraction. PDO threads create micro-injuries that stimulate collagen production to restore your skin’s texture, strength, and elasticity.
At Nutriflo Med Spa and IV Lounge, a detailed evaluation precedes all treatment procedures. Our highly trained aesthetician will go over your medical and medication history while examining the nature and extent of skin laxity. Once the expert confirms your candidacy for PDO Thread Lift, she will schedule the treatment session.
During the procedure, the board-certified practitioner will inject a local anesthetic into the area to be treated. Using a micro-needle, the PDO thread is inserted beneath the skin in a precise manner. There are no incisions or cuts involved, which minimizes downtime or discomfort. The entire procedure takes anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the extent of laxity and the areas being treated.
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When it comes to cosmetic procedures, natural results are as important as your safety during and after the procedure. At Nutriflo Med Spa and IV Lounge, our board-certified practitioner is highly skilled in performing a wide range of minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures. A meticulous pre-treatment evaluation and the utmost attention to patient safety help us optimize the outcome of PDO Thread Lift.
While you can notice the improvement in skin laxity immediately after the procedure, the full extent of skin rejuvenation is visible after six months. This is the time it takes for the body to boost collagen production while the sutures gradually get absorbed. Schedule a consultation with our expert aesthetician today to begin your journey to youthful transformation.