What's Facial Thread Lifts All About? - SW1 Clinic

What’s Facial Thread Lifts All About?


Want to curb the aging signs appearing on your face without the hassle of going through a surgery? We’ve got you covered!

Everything you need to know about threadlifts

Facial thread lifts are rising in popularity in the recent years due to its fuss-free nature of having no/minimal downtime upon treatment. We dive into the key facts you need to be aware of before committing to a facial thread lift treatment.

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Coming in the form of either cones and barbs, facial threads anchor and lift the skin to the desired position.

2. Long-lasting but not Permanent
Involving the insertion of a medical suture thread beneath the skin to lift sagging skin, the non-surgical treatment helps sharpen the jawline and lift droopy cheeks. Threads used are mostly biocompatible and biodegradable. Facial thread lifts such as Silhouette Instalift use Silhouette Soft made from polylactic acid. This ingredient enables a collagen regenerating effect while they are within the skin.

3. Minimal Discomfort
Carried out by a certified, professional doctor, this procedure should involve only mild discomfort, with the introduction of numbing agents. As the threads are inserted through tiny incursions, the removal of threads may lead to some bruising and swelling around the area, but fear not – it gradually fades off within a week.

How a necklift is done

4. Lifting of Neck
To improve the sight of layers of double chin and achieve the V-shaped jawline, threads can be inserted to the upper neck to tighten the skin at the area. Treatments like the Infinity Instalift and Infinity Necklift are effective in refining such concerns.

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5. Effective with long term results
With the induced production of collagen, improvements could be observed in 3 to 4 months’ time. Results are expected in 6-9 months. The emergence of positive results paired with the treatment being minimally invasive, patients often opt to repeat the treatment to maintain the look. This also helps in prolonging the positive results from your facial thread lifts.

6. Do not compromise on the price
It is important to ensure that you are in the good hands of an experience doctor as the thread lift procedure involves your doctor personally designing a new structure of the face in flattering vectors to fit each individual.

Your doctor will determine how the overall end product, so it is important that you are able to comfortably converse with your doctor. It is important to enlist the services of an expert in this field, well-equipped with the necessary skills to meet any complicated or detailed demands you might have.

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