For those women who would like the benefits of a tightened or lifted look in the belly area, a PDO thread lift is an excellent option without undergoing a surgical procedure for fat removal.
PDO, or polydioxanone, is a biodegradable synthetic material that has been used in a variety of cosmetic and medical applications. PDO threads use thin threads of the PDO material that are inserted with thin needles into the body or face. The threads pull and tighten the skin and act as an anchor to keep the skin in place in an effort to fight gravity. An instant appearance of firmness and lift is achieved in the treated areas, but the benefits don’t stop there!
In order to be absorbed by the body, PDO undergoes a natural hydrolysis process. Within six months of the threads being inserted, the threads will break down, but the results will last for many months to come due to the changes that the thread lift produces on a cellular level.
PDO threads in the abdomen are like getting a tummy tuck without surgery.
Women in their 30s and above who have mild to moderate sagging in the abdomen and want a tighter appearance are good candidates.
Depending on the patient, a PDO thread lift in the abdomen can take between 45- 60 minutes to complete the thread lift treatment.
There are often immediate effects after treatment; however, the results will improve over the course of 2-3 months.
The effects of a PDO thread lift typically last 18 months or longer.