PDO Thread Lift

PDO Thread Lift

What is PDO Threads? 

Polydioxanoe (PDO) is a procedure that uses a dissolvable suture to lift and tighten the skin. PDO Thread lifting is safe and effective technique that involves inserting threads under the skin to stimulate collagen and tighten the skin. The PDO threads are made of protein and are thinner than a strand of hair. The PDO’s will dissolve after 6 months and the effect can last up to 2 years.   

What are the benefits of PDO Threads? 

The PDO Threads treatment, lifts tighten and smooth’s your skin tissue for a more youthful look. Once the threads have been inserted and anchored into the skin, the skin will be lifted upwards, giving an immediate lift of the face. The immune systems response to a foreign object, improves the blood flow to the area, triggering the production of new collagen in the skin.   

The areas that can be treated on the face are: 

  • Eyebrows  
  • Cheeks 
  • Around the mouth 
  • Nasolabial folds 
  • Jaw line 
  • Jowls

Frequently Asked Questions

A consultation will be required to determine if the candidate is suitable for the treatment. Before the treatment begins, a numbing cream is applied making the treatment more comfortable. A blunt cannula is used to inject the PDO treads, this helps avoid blood vessels and important structures.  

The treatment can take between 30 – 60 minutes and the effects should last up to 2 years, depending on your skin quality.  


The level of pain or discomfort experienced during a PDO Thread Lift can vary from person to person. However, most individuals tolerate the procedure relatively well with the use of local anesthesia and proper numbing techniques.

PDO Threads have a recovery time of two days to a week.

PDO Threads have a recovery time of two days to a week.

treatment overview

Procedure Time

60 minutes




1 - 2 days

Full Recovery

1 week

Duration of Results

1 - 3 years

Risks & Complications

Swelling, bruising, and mild discomfort


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