Thread lifts are a minimally invasive alternative to a facelift for patients who are not ready to undergo more aggressive surgical options. The effects from a thread lift will be temporary and not as dramatic as a facelift.
Improvements can be noted immediately as a result of the mechanical lifting of the threads followed by a continued gradual correction of fine lines and wrinkles over time as the procedure stimulates natural collagen production.
Maintenance procedures are usually required at around 18 months.
Full recovery is usually 3 days. Bruising is possible. Local anesthetic used and should be gone within a few hours. Mild swelling may persist for a week. Avoid strenuous exercise for 1-3 weeks.
Results are seen immediately and continue to improve over time. These results last approximately 18 months, after which maintenance is recommended