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Non-surgical PDO Thread Breast Lift

Overview

PDO threads work by tightening and lifting the skin and can be used to produce impressive breast lifts without going under the knife.

  • Instant and long lasting results for up to two years
  • The procedure stimulates collagen production, improving tissue elasticity
  • Stimulates formation of new blood vessels which improves oxygen supply to skin
  • Reduces pore size due to new tissue formulation
  • Stimulates fibroblasts improving skin texture and tone
  • A quick procedure, with minimal downtime and discomfort
  • How Does it Work?

    The threads are made of the same absorbable material used for surgical stitches – polydioxanone or PDO. PDO continuously stimulates collagen synthesis under skin, which means the results improve over time. When inserted, they act as a ‘scaffold’ for the skin that helps to hold it against the effects of gravity. The threads are reabsorbed in 4 to 6 months, leaving only the new skin structure, which holds for another 18 to 24 months.

    • Results

      After treatment it is expected that you will start to see an improvement instantly, but considerable improvement appears after 2 or 3 months, when induction of new collagen begins.

      Usually only 1 treatment is needed to achieve your desired lifting effect. The treatment takes approximately one hour and you will see results immediately after. The effect lasts from between 18 months and 2 years.

    • Am I suitable for Treatment?

      Your practitioner will take a detailed medical history and an assessment of your needs and expectations to ensure this is an appropriate treatment for you.

      Best results are achieved on patients who have Grade 1 or 2 ptosis, this means that for those whose nipples are below the infra-mammary fold (the crease of the breast) the outcomes will not be as good as those whose nipples lie above the fold.

      Treatment is not suitable for patients who:

      • Have a past or current history of breast cancer
      • Have breast implants
      • Are pregnant or are breast feeding
      • Have bleeding disorders
      • Have a fear of needles
      • Is it Safe?

        All treatments carry a degree of risk. With PDO breast lifts there is always a risk of bruising but this will settle after the first week. After the treatment your breasts will feel slightly sore. There may also be a risk of skin puckering, but this soon settles.

        • Does it Hurt

          You may feel slight stinging sensation during treatment which is likened to an acupuncture treatment. A local anaesthetic is applied prior to thread insertion.

          For a few days after the procedure, your breasts will be sore and feel heavy. Therefore it is advisable to take regular paracetamol and wear a support bra for the week following your treatment.

        • After the Treatment

          Patients can resume normal day to day activity after the treatment. Reddening at the thread introduction points will disappear between 3 and 5 hours after the treatment. Your breasts will be taped for 48 hours after the procedure to achieve best results.

        • Before & After Pictures

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