How Can I Tighten Aged Facial Skin Without Surgery?
Our skin naturally becomes less elastic as we age, causing it to sag and wrinkle. Now, there are ways to achieve a youthful appearance without invasive facelift surgery. A thread lift at our med spa does exactly that – it uses absorbable PDO threads to lift and tighten skin for a rejuvenated look.
Board-certified acute care nurse practitioner Beverly Farris understands the aging process and the impact it has on a person’s self-esteem. Learn more about PDO thread lifts and how they can turn back the clock on your appearance. Call our office in Frisco, TX, and see why so many people choose AestheticFX Med Spa for their aesthetic needs.
What causes facial skin to sag?
We experience loose or sagging skin for many reasons, but the most common cause is age. Our bodies produce less collagen and elastin – the proteins that keep skin firm and elastic – over time. These issues become even more pronounced if you spend time in the sun without UV protection. Smoking is another contributing factor to premature aging.
How does a PDO thread lift work?
People turn to surgery when they want immediate results, but the truth is a facelift requires a long recovery period and increases your risk of complications. In addition, the results of a surgical facelift are not permanent – after some years, you may find yourself back in the operating room for another procedure.
A PDO thread lift is sometimes called a nonsurgical facelift because it achieves similar results without the risks. The threads are made of polydioxanone, a material commonly used in medical sutures. Once the threads are inserted, they dissolve over time, leaving behind tighter and more youthful-looking skin.
What happens during a PDO thread lift?
A PDO thread lift is performed as an outpatient procedure at our med spa in Frisco, TX. Nurse practitioner Beverly Farris begins by examining your facial skin and asking about your desired results. She then marks the areas to be treated and administers a local anesthetic to keep you comfortable.
We carefully insert the PDO threads using a fine needle. The threads are positioned in a way that lifts and tightens but does not distort your features. Our nonsurgical facelift takes about an hour, after which you can return home to rest and recover.
Your PDO thread lift results
Some redness and tenderness are expected after a PDO thread lift, but these side effects should dissipate within a week. You may see an immediate lifting effect, but the full results of treatment should become apparent over the next few months as new collagen and elastin are produced. Our patients typically enjoy their results long-term.
How to extend your thread lift results
You can prolong your PDO thread lift results by protecting yourself from the sun, quitting smoking, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A good skin care routine is also important – be sure to cleanse, moisturize, and use sunscreen every day. Our med spa knows what products keep your skin looking great, so be sure to ask during a consultation.
Ask about our PDO threads
When aged facial skin makes you look and feel tired, it’s time to call AestheticFX Med Spa in Frisco, TX. Board-certified nurse practitioner Beverly Farris may recommend a nonsurgical facelift to tighten and lift your skin without a long recovery. To learn more about PDO thread lifts or our other aesthetic treatments, call and schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you achieve your cosmetic goals.