PDO Thread Lift in Atlanta

PDO Thread Lifting for Face or Body

The PDO Thread Lift is a treatment, which lifts and tightens sagging skin tissue, using threads made of Polydioxanone (PDO). The threads are inserted into the deeper layers of the skin.

How Do PDO Thread Lifts Work?

Once inserted, the threads produce 3 effects in the skin:

  • Instant Skin Lifting through mechanical effects
  • Cellular Renewal, through Collagen stimulation, and neovascularization to improve skin texture, fine lines and elasticity
  • Skin Tightening, by contracting fat tissue
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How is the Procedure Performed?

A PDO Thread Lift is a minimally invasive procedure. After numbing and infusion of local anesthesia, the PDO threads are inserted via sharp or blunt tip needles (called cannulas) into different layers of the skin. Once inserted, the threads anchor the skin and lift it upwards. The excess threads are then cut off.

What Areas of the Body Can be Treated With a PDO Thread Lift?

PDO threads can be used for lifting, rejuvenation (improving skin texture and wrinkles), and volume. Different threads are used for different purposes and the possibilities are endless.

The PDO thread lift is very versatile, allowing practically all areas of the face and body to be treated, including the:

  • Under-eye area
  • Eyebrows
  • Crow’s feet (wrinkles around eyes)
  • Cheeks
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Nasojugal folds
  • Wrinkles around mouth
  • Jaw line
  • Jowls
  • Neck
  • Thighs
  • Knees
  • Arms
  • Stomach
  • Chest
  • Buttock

The cheeks and lower face, in particular, benefit greatly from the procedure, allowing a lift which is synergistic to other skin lifting treatments such as Ultherapy.

PDO Thread Lift

PDO Thread Lift is effective for:

  • Facial wrinkles
  • Sagging skin
  • Skin tightening
  • Appearance of skin tone
  • Alternative to surgery
  • Can combine with other therapies for maximum results

When Will I See Results?

The rejuvenating effects kick in after 1-2 months – you will notice better skin texture, firmer and smoother skin. Depending on your individual needs, Schilling Cosmetic Center and Schilling Women’s Center may concentrate more on either skin rejuvenation, or skin lifting during your procedure. Depending on the technique and which is used, the results will vary from person to person.

Is There Maintenance Required with PDO Threads?

In about 6-9 months after the treatment, the threads would have dissolved, but the results will still continue for many more months. Schilling Cosmetic Center and Schilling Women’s Center recommends to repeat the procedure 6-9 months after the first procedure, to allow for a long lasting result of up to 3 years.

Can a PDO Thread Lift be Combined With Other Procedures?

The PDO Thread lift can be combined with other treatments such as neurotoxins (Botox), fillers, PRF, PRP, or Ultherapy to give a natural lifting result. It works particularly well with bio-stimulating fillers such as Radiesse, Sculptra, and Hyaluronic Acid fillers – to provide a comprehensive anti-aging solution which now allows us to turn back the clock for our patients, like never before, without surgery.

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To learn more about PDO threads and other skin tightening treatments, call for an appointment today.


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PDO Thread Lift Treatment Summary

Recovery Time: 2 – 6 days
Number of Treatments: Variable
Approximate Cost: $500+
Longevity of results: 1.5 – 3 years
Approximate Treatment Time: 30 – 60 min