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PDO Threads

PDO Threads 40 min- 1 hour


Non-surgical Facelift (PDO Threads) At Skin Vector Vancouver by Dr. Lana Turban

PDO (Polydioxanone) threads are a type of dissolvable suture material that has been adapted for cosmetic use to achieve a non-surgical facelift. These threads are made of a biocompatible synthetic polymer that has a long history of safe use in various medical procedures, including surgery and wound closure.

The PDO threads used in cosmetic procedures are designed to lift and tighten sagging skin, reduce wrinkles, and enhance facial contours without the need for invasive surgery. 

Thread Lift procedure.  The PDO Thread Lift procedure uses absorbable surgical sutures placed under the skin to stimulate collagen production.  The procedure can result in increased firmness and elasticity of the skin in the treated area. It decreases skin sagging, wrinkles and improves skin turgor. 

What PDO Threads are used for?

For skin laxity on face, neck, decolletage, upper arms, above knees and abdomen. 

  1. For mid and lower face sugging. If you do not want to do plastic surgery, there is no better treatment for jowels and neck line definitian. 

  2. For acne scars treatment, for sun damaged skin. 

  3. We can use threads to lift tip of the nose and upper eyelids if surgery is not desired. 

If you are looking for natural result without chaning your unique facial features PDO Thread Lift is for you. You would nevere get overfilled face or vascular occlusion. You would not develop  allergic reaction.  PDO Threads stimulat natural collagen production.  This ongoing collagen synthesis contributes to longer-lasting improvements in skin firmness and texture.

How does Dr. Turban perform this non-surgical procedure?

Procedure is done under the local anesthetic. Threads are inserted under the skin along the vectors that Dr. Turban would drow based on the anatomy and unique features and needs of each person. Pain level during procedure is minimal to mild. 

Recovery and Results: Some swelling, bruising, or mild discomfort may occur after the procedure, but these typically subside within a few days to a week. Results become more apparent as the skin continues to improve due to increased collagen production.

PDO thread lifts are considered a minimally invasive procedure with shorter downtime compared to traditional surgical facelifts. However, individual results can vary, and it's essential to consult with a qualified and experienced practitioner to discuss potential risks, benefits, and expected outcomes based on your unique situation before undergoing any cosmetic procedure.

There are different types of threads that can be used for a different purpose. Book your consult now to learn whether you are good candidate for the treatment and which type of threads would be the most appropopraite for you.

  • Technique: Threads are inserted under the skin in a sterile environment. 

  • Recovery Time: There is down time for the procedure : you may expect bruising swelling, skin dimpling and pocketing of the skin within the first 2 weeks after the procedure that should resolve itself.

  • Pain Level: Mild to medium

  • Anesthesia: Topical numbing cream, Ice, Local anesthetic.

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