Thread lift, the latest in facial rejuvenation

Written by: Dr. Rafael Serena
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The thread tension is a facial rejuvenation technique that stimulates the inner tissues to firm and correct the sagging skin.

wire tension is a new facial rejuvenation technique that has revolutionized the Aesthetic Medicine, and in its day was the laser or Botulinum Toxin. The magic thread, as is well known, are popular and are made of Polydioxanone ( PDO ) a bio-absorbable material that has been used so far in Surgery Cardiac suturing the heart.

These wire tension can be placed throughout the body to bolster sagging thighs, abdomen or arms, but mostly used to correct sagging and aging face and neck, even in the most advanced cases. Correct nasolabial folds ( marionette lines ), radial perioral wrinkles ( barcode ), eye contours, mandibular arch, jowls and neck.


Types of thread lift

There are many types of threads and each has a specific indication. Ideally, combine them according to the needs of the patient, always looking for a natural result. According duration can be divided into two types:

1. The Final or Permanent:They require a small surgical intervention on an outpatient basis and are final because they do not disappear with time, and

2. Transient or Bio-absorbable, which can be divided in turn into:

-Monofilament:formed by a single thread that is inserted completely into the skin. All around a tissue of fibrosis and collagen to act as a column to increase firmness in the treated area was formed.

-Multifilaments:These in turn can be spiral-shaped, toothed or multidentate and cones. These threads also introduced into the skin but can leave out one end to pull them and tighten skin. Correct facial sagging and wrinkles.


Treatment and treatment of post tensioning wires

The treatment is quick and painless. The thread lift can be placed in a single session usually lasts 20 to 40 minutes, depending on the area being treated.

The patient will feel only a small punctures painless. Only when necessary stretching the skin, apply a little local anesthetic in the area. Also, do not leave practically brands. Only in 10% of patients

may appear a slight bruise disappears in a few days.

The patient can resume normal work and social life to leave the office for three weeks but can not make any facial treatment and washing or applying the usual creams should always do it in upward direction. The effects of tension wires can last over a year but recommended revising the twelve months if necessary to make a new session.

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By Dr. Rafael Serena
Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Serena is a renowned specialist in Aesthetic Medicine. He has more than 20 years of experience in the profession and extensive training in different fields of the specialty. In particular, he is an expert in the latest laser techniques applied to Aesthetic Medicine. Throughout his career he has combined his care work with teaching, being coordinator of the Annual Medical-Surgical Laser Course organized by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Planas Clinic and he was also a professor of Human Anatomy at St George's Hospital Medical School From london. He is a renowned lecturer, professor and opinion leader, with positions in different scientific societies at national and European level. He is currently medical director of Serena Clinic.

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