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About Thread Lift

Thread Lift is a non-surgical, minimally invasive skin lifting and rejuvenation aesthetic procedure using 100% bio-degradable threads to reposition and rejuvenate skin tissues beneath the skin. These threads are inserted into the subcutaneous fat layer beneath the skin from target entry spots on the face and pulled together gently resulting in an instant lifting effect. The threads also restore facial volume and stimulate collagen production in the skin tissues resulting in growth of new collagen over time. Threads can also be used to augment and enhance facial features, especially the nose. There is no need to remove the threads as they will fully dissolve over a period of time.

  • Minimally invasive and safe
  • 100% dissolvable
  • Tighten and lift sagging skin
  • Restore facial volume
  • Enhance and augment nose
  • Stimulate Collagen growth

From  $440
(Before GST)

Threads are inserted into the subcutaneous fat layer beneath the skin from target entry spots on the face and pulled together gently resulting in an instant lifting effect.

Thread Lift is a non-surgical, minimally invasive skin lifting and rejuvenation aesthetic procedure using 100% bio-degradable threads to reposition and rejuvenate skin tissues beneath the skin. These threads are inserted into the subcutaneous fat layer beneath the skin from target entry spots on the face and pulled together gently resulting in an instant lifting effect. The threads also restore facial volume and stimulate collagen production in the skin tissues resulting in growth of new collagen over time. Threads can also be used to augment and enhance facial features especially the nose. There is no need to remove the threads as they will fully dissolve over a period of time.

Checklist before your next Thread lift

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Procedure / Area PCL Threads Required Price
30 Threads Face and Neck lift 20 Tornado threads on face, 10 Mono threads on neck $660
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Comparison of Different Thread Materials

There are three types of thread materials used in thread lift by doctors around the world and in Singapore. PDO (Polydioxanone), PLLA (Poly-L-Lactic Acid) and PCL (polycaprolactone). PDO is the first material used for thread lift while PCL is the latest. Other than used for lifting, threads have been found in numerous studies to stimulate natural collagen growth for up to 12 months after the threads dissolve, improving skin elasticity.

Perhaps the important question here is which material lasts the longest since the lifting effect subsides after the threads fully dissolve through biodegradation. As the chemical bonds and structure in PCL are stronger and more complex, it lasts the longest among the 3 different materials. For customers who wish to see their enhanced appearance last longer, PCL could be the preferred thread material, and are usually priced 20% – 40% more than PDO threads.

Table provided by International Fellowship in Advanced Aesthetic Science

Types of Threads

Threads are designed differently to serve different purposes. It is important that you find out which type of thread your doctor is using for your thread lift procedure, be it in Singapore or elsewhere. There are fundamentally 3 types of threads – they are Mono (smooth), Tornado (twist) and Cog (barb)

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Mono threads

Mono threads are normal threads with smooth surface. They are usually implanted in a mesh-like manner to stimulate collagen production for skin rejuvenation helping to tighten and firm skin tissue. Since they have smooth surface, they are not designed to have lifting power.

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Tornado threads

Tornado threads have a twist shape and could look like double mono threads intertwined together. They have a volumising effect when embedded in the sunken areas of the skin and also stimulate collagen production.

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Cog threads

Cog threads or Cannula threads have a barb or jagged surface designed to hook onto the embedded area of the skin tissues. They act as a support structure to lift sagging skin tissues. They also stimulate collagen production around both the threads and their barbs, making it the ideal type of thread for face lifting and tightening.

Thread Type Results Cost
Mono Skin Rejuvenation & tightening Low
Tornado / Twist Volumizing and tightening. Skin rejuvenation. Slightly higher than Mono
Cog / Cannula Best for lifting and tightening. Skin rejuvenation. 6 - 7 times of Mono

Custom PCL Thread Lift Price Table

PCL Thread Type Price
Mono $22 / Thread
Tornado $22 / Thread
Hiko Nose $70 / Thread
Cog $150 / Thread

Consult Our Doctor Today

The information shared here will help you make a better decision on your next thread lift, especially if you are looking for treatments in Singapore. It is important that you ask about the thread material, thread type, and number of threads you are receiving so that you get the best possible result that lasts the longest. As not all clinics offer this information to you, it is important that you ask before committing to any thread lift procedures in Singapore. At Aesteem Clinic, our doctors follow tested and proven techniques as well as protocols, and have completed hundreds of thread lift procedures. We welcome you to a consultation with our doctor without any obligations.

FAQ

Thread lifts are performed after administering local anaesthesia. Patients will feel no pain during a thread lift procedure. There will be some pain and mild swelling in the treated areas in the first week after thread lift procedure.

Patients should not travel by air for two weeks after the thread lift procedure.

Patients take one to two weeks to completely recover from a thread lift procedure.

Patients should take all prescribed medications correctly, and consume soft food for at least two weeks. Patients should keep their head elevated while sleeping for two weeks and their feet elevated while sitting. They should not talk or move their face excessively for at least a day. Avoid putting on makeup for at least three days. They should also avoid strenuous exercises and lifting heavy objects for at least a month.

Thread lifts should only be done by a medical doctor or a professional. PCL threads are using 100% biodegradable threads to reposition and rejuvenate skin tissues beneath the skin. There is no need to remove the threads as they will fully dissolve over a period of time.

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