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Facelift using Threads
Is the thread lift procedure right for me?
Your suitability for the thread facelift procedure will be assessed during an obligation free medical consultation with your Aesthetica cosmetic surgeon.
An ideal candidate is a person (female or male) that has some initial facial aging, noted by the subtle or evident loosening of the facial tissue.
This procedure or Ultherapy is often useful for patients who have previously had a facelift but have a few residual loose or droopy areas, this procedure can ‘tidy up’ these areas.l
Aesthetica offers many options for Facial Rejuvenation, including the most comprehensive range of non-surgical procedures and combined therapies, visit our blog and read Facial Rejuvenation – Pauline’s story for one patient’s view and decision-making process.
No of procedures/treatments required usually 1
Sedation – General anaesthetic not necessary.
Most procedures are performed with little sedation depending on the patient comfort
Recovery time 3-5 days
Cost approx $2,400 – $8,000
Treatment options or considerations Ultherapy, Face Lift Accent RF or do nothing
The Aesthetica consultation process.
An Aesthetica Doctor or qualified nurse will assess your skin condition and make recommendations on whether a facial thread lift is the most suitable procedure for you.
You may well find out that your areas of concern can be sufficiently treated using our other non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments such as the radio frequency non-surgical facelift or Ultherapy treatments. However for patient cases that may not respond to other non-surgical skin tightening techniques the skin stitch is an effective, flexible and relatively low impact procedure.
How will I look and feel after the facial thread lift procedure?
After your suture facelift bruising may occur in some people but is not common. For most people, the swelling is mild and usually lasts about ten days. During the facial suturing procedure there should be no pain as local anesthesia is used. After the thread facelift procedure there is often some pain behind the ears, so painkillers should be used. This usually settles after 24 hours.
Because only small punctures are made in the skin and there is no skin removed there is usually no scarring. The stitches reposition the skin, so there may be a slight pucker in front of the ear initially. This usually settles by itself.
How much does a thread lift cost?
Every case is different and every patient has their own specific requirements and expectations, therefore it is hard to give an exacting price for every procedure.
You are most welcome to book a free no-obligation consultation with one of our Doctors or qualified nurses where your requirements will be discussed and we can make recommendations on whether a thread lift is the most suitable procedure for you.
If you would like further information on Thread lifts or would like to book a consultation, please either, call (03) 9824 6134 or email us, for a no-obligation complimentary appointment or inquire about options regarding your concerns.
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As with all surgery procedures, risks and complications are possible, however, rare.
We will discuss these in full with you during your consultation.
Abnormal Scarring: very rare.
Infection: most unlikely.
Excess bleeding: very rare.
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It is important to understand that any surgical, medical procedure or proven non-surgical treatment carries risks.
Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.