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PDO Thread Lift - London

MINT PDO THREAD FOX EYE / FACE / NECK LIFT / JOWLS / JAWLINE

PDO Threads London

PDO threads have rapidly become a popular minimally invasive alternative to surgical facelift procedures and have given rise to the emerging cat eye, V-line, and snatched jawline trends. 

 

With its innovative patented technology in which the barbs are press-molded and configured in a 360-degree helical pattern, MINT™ PDO offers the most robust threads on the market. 

 

This revolutionary technology allows instant yet profound results while minimising pain & trauma - allowing patients to benefit from a shorter recovery time and providing an alternative for those who may not be ready for surgery or request a non-surgical option. 

PDO Threads can be used to lift and contour the face.

WHAT ARE PDO THREADS?

PDO Thread Lifts are a non-surgical treatment that lift sagging or aged skin in the face or body. They produce an immediate lifting effect that results in a rejuvenated, youthful look.

 

PDO Thread Lifts are for the face and neck and compared to surgical lifts, are minimally-invasive and lower in cost and risk. They also leave no scars and have minimal downtime. 

 

MINT is a highly effective and safe method of repositioning sagging tissues and stimulating collagen that improves skin texture, fine lines, wrinkles, and elasticity for a firmer and tighter look.


In 30 – 45 mins, achieve contouring for a younger appearance without
surgery and minimal downtime.

It provides a longer-lasting result than treatments such as dermal filler and anti-wrinkle injections. The procedure fills the gap between invasive surgery and injectables 

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM THIS TREATMENT?

Those who want a natural, immediate lift that is simple, safe and effective. 

 

Those who have undergone dermal filler treatment and want to have a face or neck thread lift to achieve facial harmonisation.

Those who have had surgical face lifts and want their skin lifted more or again and don’t want to undergo surgery for a second time.

Those who have sagging skin in the face or body from ageing, pregnancy or fat loss.

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The treatment uses small threads carefully placed under the skin that are then used to elevate the area producing an immediate youthful appearance. As the threads also stimulate collagen production in your skin, the full effect of a thread lift will be evident a few weeks later. 

 

Areas Treated:

  • Sagging Forehead and Droopy Eyebrows

  • Sagging Eyelid or Cat Eye Look

  • Rejuvenating and Lifting Mid-face

  • Rhino Nose

  • Low or Blunt Nasal Tip

  • Softening The Nasolabial Folds

  • Sagging Jowls

  • Minimising Double Chin or Neck

  • Sagging and Wrinkled Neck

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FAQs

Find the answers to your questions about MINT PDO Threads with Hampstead Aesthetics.

If you would like to find out more, simply contact us for further information.

  • What are Anti-Wrinkle treatments?
    Botulinum toxin A often referred to as anti-wrinkle or muscle relaxant injections is a prescription only treatment. It works by temporarily blocking the nerve signals to the muscles. The muscle becomes relaxed, in turn reducing the appearance of the lines and wrinkles.
  • What do muscle relaxant injections consist of?
    Muscle relaxants consist of a purified version of a protein and toxin produced by a bacteria found in meat. When injected into targeted muscles, these products work by temporarily blocking nerve signals to the muscle. This controlled weakening reduces muscle movement, causing the wrinkles over the muscles to become smoother.
  • When will I see my results?
    Initial results start at day 4-5 post injection but the full optimum result typically is seen at 2 weeks. At 2 weeks we offer a review appointment.
  • How long will my results last?
    This depends on the area treated, and the individual client. Muscle relaxants usually last 3-4months, but in some cases can last as little as 8 weeks or can last up to 6 months Over time, you will notice the results of the treatment begin to fade, gradually returning your appearance to its pre-treatment state.
  • What is the difference between Muscle relaxant injections and Dermal Filler?
    Muscle relaxants are used to treat wrinkles and lines caused by repeated muscle movement, such as smile lines and forehead creases. They work by temporarily weakening the underlying muscles. Dermal fillers are used to plump up the skin by adding volume. They may be used to fill in wrinkles caused by sagging skin, to restore volume lost to the ageing process, or to enhance areas of the face such as the lips and cheeks.
  • Which areas can be treated?
    Muscle relaxants have been used successfully to treat most areas of the face, smoothing wrinkles caused by facial muscles. Common treatment areas include forehead wrinkles, frown lines, crow’s feet and horizontal lines on the forehead.
  • What is the ideal time to start?
    Many clients begin receiving injections of muscle relaxants as soon as they start seeing signs of wrinkles. Others wait until their wrinkles are more substantial before seeking treatment. There is no reason to delay seeking cosmetic injections. Many clients undergo decades of repeated treatments with no ill effects. While most clients begin seeking treatment in their early 30s or 40s, it can be performed safely on clients who are both younger and older. Some patients in their 20’s have injectable treatments to prevent wrinkles and lines from forming.
  • Is this Treatment available for men and women?
    Yes, muscle relaxant treatment works well on both men and women.
  • Are there any age restrictions?
    We do not treat anyone under the age of 18 years.
  • Can I have the treatment while pregnant?
    No, for safety reasons you cannot have this treatment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Does this treatment hurt?
    The discomfort during this treatment is minimal. We use a very thin needle and the injection process is over in a matter of minutes. For very anxious clients a topical numbing cream can be applied if desired.
  • How long will the injecting take?
    The injection process itself is over in just a few moments. You can expect to spend half an hour or less in the clinic.
  • Can I still make facial expressions?
    One of the worries many clients express is that the injections will make it difficult for them to move their faces. While muscle relaxants do relax the muscle activity causing wrinkles, when used correctly they will not affect your ability to frown, look surprised, and make other facial movements. When overdone, muscle relaxants can have a tendency to cause a frozen appearance. This is why it is important to choose carefully when considering aesthetic treatments.
  • Will people know I have had the treatment?
    We aim to create a natural-looking enhancement to your appearance. Often, people who know you well will remark that you look healthier, well rested, or refreshed.
  • Do results vary from person to person?
    Yes, individual results can vary. The experienced practitioners at the Clinic can provide optimum results for each client through careful evaluation of their individual concerns and aesthetic goals. This enables us to provide a personalised treatment and use the right amount of product to achieve the results you desire. Choosing an established clinic with highly qualified experienced practitioners is key to achieving the best results possible.
  • Are the results permanent?
    No, the result is temporary. The results last between 3-4 months depending the facial area treated, and your body’s ability to absorb the injected toxin. It can wear off after as little as 8 weeks in some clients and it can last up to 6 months in others. Many patients undergo regular touch-up injections in order to maintain their rejuvenated appearance. If you opt not to have further treatment, the treated area will gradually return to its pre-treatment appearance.
  • Will it last longer if I have more product injected?
    With muscle relaxants it is better not to overdo it. In fact, over usage can increase side effects and lead to an unnatural looking appearance. Because most clients are unaware of how much product should be used to achieve their desired aesthetic result, it is the practitioner’s responsibility to recommend an amount of product that will create subtle yet noticeable results. You can trust the experienced practitioner at the Clinic to achieve optimal results by using the right amount of product to achieve your desired result.
  • What happens when the results wear off?
    The results of muscle relaxant injections generally last 3-4months, depending on the area treated. As its effects wear off, the skin will return to its natural, pre-treatment state. If you decide against further injections, your skin will be left in the same condition it was before treatment; it will not be any more wrinkled than it was before treatment.
  • How often will I need treatment?
    Many clients return for further treatment when they see the results of the initial treatment wearing off. For some clients top ups are sometimes necessary, as everyone is different, but are always free with us as we aim to provide sufficient levels in the first place.
  • How often can I have the treatment?
    You need to leave at least 12 weeks between one full treatment to the next. If you are exposed to the toxin too frequently your body can create antibodies to fight against the treatment resulting in anti wrinkle injections resistance where it no longer works.
  • Is the treatment reversible?
    Anti-wrinkle injections will naturally wear off over time, approximately 3-4 months.
  • Will the treatment prevent new wrinkles forming?
    In addition to smoothing existing wrinkles, muscle relaxant injections have some ability to prevent new wrinkles from forming. They can reduce the repetitive muscle movements that lead to wrinkle formation.
  • What can I expect afterwards?
    Immediately afterwards, minor side effects such as redness, swelling, and bruising are common. The treated area may also feel tender. These effects usually last 2-3 days and do not prevent clients from returning to work and other normal activities immediately after leaving the clinic. Muscle relaxants take 4 10 days for the effects to show, and often continue to improve for up to 30 days following treatment.
  • Can I have a Top up?
    Our bodies response to muscle relaxants can vary. Some of us may need more than others to achieve the desired effect. Here at the Clinic we offer a free top up service. This is offered between 2-4 weeks following your treatment Should you feel you require it. Unfortunately a top up after 4 weeks would not be appropriate.
  • Are muscle relaxants right for me?
    Muscle relaxants may be right for you if you have facial wrinkles such as smile lines or horizontal forehead creases caused by overactive muscles. This treatment does not work on wrinkles caused by loss of skin elasticity or volume.

“I am so impressed with the outcome of my treatment. I did a lot of research into various different practitioners and chose Dr. Chiké. I was so impressed with how skilled and lovely he was and the outcome achieved was really incredible. I won’t be going anywhere else! Literally took 10 years off me and I’m delighted!"

- Karis

“Dr Chike is highly knowledgeable and experienced in the treatments he provides, this, along with his relaxed demeanour and ability to put clients at ease prior and during treatment makes for an overall enjoyable experience.
I would definitely recommend Dr Chiké and his team and would return without hesitation for further treatments.”

- Carly

“I recently had a PDO Threadlift procedure with Dr Chiké and I cannot even explain how happy I am with the results!
My skin is tighter, lifted and smoother, I feel like a new woman!
Dr. Chiké is fantastic and clearly very skilled, I highly recommend him and this treatment!"

- Louisa

“I recently had pdo threads and cheek filler carried out by Dr Chiké. I am so pleased with the results, I was made to feel very relaxed by Dr Chiké and Dr Joelle for the whole procedure and they explained everything very clearly along the way. I highly recommend a consolation with Dr Chiké if you are considering any aesthetic work. His surgery was quite a long way for me to travel too but well worth it for the professional experience I received”

- Zoe

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