What are NovaThreads?
NovaThreads is a non-surgical alternative to facelift procedures.
As we age, there are many changes that take place on our faces which give rise to skin laxity and, thus, wrinkles. In the past, the only option available to was to undergo the knife. But with all other aspects of medicine, there is a drive to achieve results with minimally invasive procedures. This is where NovaThreads comes in!
This treatment can help to reduce facial wrinkles, as well as the wrinkles found along the jaw and neck, without the use of invasive surgery!
What can I Expect During Treatments?
Instead of surgery, this procedure utilizes dissolvable polydioxanone (PDO) threads that are pre-loaded into a needle to lift and tighten skin in the face and neck. PDO is commonly used in cardiothoracic surgery because it is fully absorbed into the body by hydrolysis within a four to six month period. As a result, no scar tissue is created.
Once the PDO thread is inserted into the interstitial tissue at the subdermal level of the skin, the needle is pulled out and the thread remains. Depending on what the treated area calls for, this procedure will either create a scaffolding effect, supporting facial tissues to keep them in the desired position. or the skin will actually be repositioned.
After treatment, downtime is minimal.
What is the Next Step?
If you are interested in learning more about this procedure, or if you’d like to schedule a consultation, give us a call or schedule an appointment on our website.