What are PDO threads?
Mono threads have become another method to tightening and thickening your skin, Mono threads differ from threads lifts which use a long barb thread to lift tissue, Mono threads can provide and improvement of fine lines and wrinkles by gradually stimulating natural collagen production.
Mono threads are made from a material called polydioxanone which is an absorbable polymer that is flexible and durable. Matrix threads induce production of collagen, creating a tightening effect for 6-12 months after your procedure. The threads become a support structure for your face, allowing natural collagen production to take place, over time the PDO will be fully absorbed by the body.
Mono threads are a type of single PDO filament. These threads are smooth and made without barbs which are minimally invasive. Many times, mono threads are inserted into the skin in a mesh like pattern to achieve maximum tightening effects.
After entering the skin the thread activates your own bodies collagen synthesis for a gradual skin tightening and skin rejuvenation. While mono threads tighten the skin they do not significantly lift.
The skin tightening treatment can be used to rejuvenated collagen treating the neck sagginess, forehead lines, upper lip lines, lower face skin sag and crepiness and facial wrinkles. The thread can also add volume to the cheeks an average of 40-60 matrix mono threads are typically used for individual treatment area and zone.
How do PDO thread tightening work?
Matrix PDO threads induce production of collagen creating a tightening effect for 6-12 months after your procedure. The threads become a support structure for your face allowing natural collagen production to take place.
What happens during a PDO thread treatment?
After receiving a topical anaesthetic. Matrix PDO threads will be inserted using a micro needle. The treatment is very customised procedure and your healthcare professional will work closely with you in order to achieve optimal results.
When will I see results?
You will begin to see results in 6 weeks which continue to improve over the next 6 months as new collagen is produced. Although the PDO threads will slowly dissolve, you will see results for up to 12 months.
How long are Matrix PDO thread treatment sessions?
The time of your procedure will vary based on many factors, such as the size of your treatment area, but typically takes between 30-60 mins
Am I a suitable candidate?
Your practitioner will discuss this with you at your consultation but if you would like better skin quality, skin tightening and firmness to those hard to treat areas, Neck, chest, jawline, upper lip lines and stubborn static lines the chances are yes, however we will discuss at consultation to the suitability of the treatment.