PDO Lifting Threads are 100% Bio-absorbable polypropylene yarns equipped with special hooks and form a supporting mesh that straightens and supports the tissues of the face and body in a completely safe way. They do not replace lifting surgery but are a very good alternative for those people who have mild relaxation or even significant relaxation but do not want to undergo surgery.

They do not replace lifting surgery but are a very good alternative for those people who have mild relaxation or even significant relaxation but do not want to undergo surgery.

First the doctor makes a plan with the points where the threads will be placed. Then local anesthesia is done in the area and the threads are placed subcutaneously. (under the skin). After their placement, the doctor removes the guide needles that carry the threads and thus the application is completed.. There is no limit to the number of threads that can be used, nor on the areas of the face or body to be applied (there are patients who want a full face application from the beginning- or simultaneous application on face and buttocks, chest etc.)

Polypropylene is a material used to make sutures in surgery and is often applied to stitching vessels.. PDO yarns are widely used in aesthetic medicine around the world lately 2 years and are produced in South Korea after many years of research, strictly following the European safety standards (THIS).


"Non-surgical thread lifting is the latest development in the field of dermatology. It enables us with completely bioabsorbable yarns which are composed of polypropylene and which are completely absorbed in 6 months to straighten and tighten the face. The big plus of the treatment is that we can now have an impressive result in areas where other treatments such as Botox and hyaluronic acid did not have much effect.. I am referring to the neck area and the contour of the jaw. In the jawline. In people who have volume at a young age such as cheekbones and cheeks growing up have a downward trend and now with the threads we have the ability to lift these faces and get rid of stretch marks and eliminate wrinkles from the neck. The treatment is easy, is done under local anesthesia, painless way, lasts approximately 45 minutes , the patient returns immediately to his activities without any discomfort or discomfort. Of course, the threads can enter any other area of ​​the face. We have used threads on both the goose foot and the forehead to straighten the eyebrow , brow lift, and our patients tell us that where we have combined yarns with conventional therapies like Botox, Botox results last longer. also, yarns can be put anywhere on the body. We can put on the chest for erection, on the buttocks and anywhere on the body we want to achieve straightening or tightening. "This is an innovative method that is applied in a few centers and which essentially offers us an easy, painless alternative to the scalpel."

How long does the treatment last and when do we see its results?; How long do these last?;
The treatment is done under local anesthesia (by application of xylocaine-emla cream or injectable anesthesia with xylocaine) and lasts from 30-45 minutes. Immediately after treatment there is a mild irritation at the entry points of the threads. The threads are not visible and we can return to our activities immediately. The results are visible immediately after the threads are placed (we see it immediately 20-30% of the final result) and are significantly improved in the following 2-3 weeks ,while the maximum effect is observed in 6 months. The biodegradation of the threads takes place inside 6 months at which time they are fully absorbed. But during this time the body has created a network of collagen and elastic fibers around the threads we placed (foreign body reaction) and for this reason the results of the treatment last twelve to sixteen months.

In which areas of the face and body the threads can be applied;

Practically everywhere! On the face, it is applied to the wrinkles on the forehead and middle eyebrow, as well as an application for lifting the eyebrow. (These applications are especially useful for people who do not want botox treatment). In the eye on the "goose foot" ,but also in the fine wrinkles under the eye . The results on the cheeks are impressive (cheeks), in the line of the jaw where erection is achieved and in the neck where significant tightening is achieved.

On the body it is applied to the chest and buttocks for straightening, on arms in hands and on thighs and abdomen for tightening.

What are the possible side effects or complications when applying the threads;
Immediately after treatment there is a mild irritation at the entry points of the threads. During the application because the face is an area with particularly increased vascularity, some ecchymoses can occur, which will subside in a few days. In these cases we apply ice cooling immediately after application and in the following days we apply cream with arnica

The threads can be combined with other classic injectable facial treatments to have even better results;

The application of the threads can be combined with the classic injectable facial treatments (Botox or Hyaluronic implants for wrinkle filling) and this works in addition. That is, the threads offer a solution to the relaxation and fall of the skin in the jaw line area where Botox or Hyaluronic acid have very poor results. The same goes for relaxation in the neck area ,where again Botox and Hyaluronic acid help little. In addition, when the threads are applied to areas such as the forehead or the "goose foot" (classic botox application areas) the effects of botox are enhanced and prolonged over time

What other facial treatments are recommended to be combined with flossing?;
The therapeutic thread application protocol recommends their combination with autologous mesotherapy with PRP (platelet rich plasma). This is done by taking blood from the patient himself. After we separate (by centrifugation) we activate the plasma and the platelets and place them with micro-bluffs (injections) on the patient's skin as mesotherapy. In this way we take advantage of the growth factors we have in our platelets! Autologous mesotherapy may precede 15-30 days before thread placement, but there are also treatment protocols in which the two treatments are done simultaneously. The combination of these two treatments offers the best result.

Advantages of absorbable yarns over prior art non-absorbable yarns

The complete absorption of the threads ensures that no granulomas and other reactions will occur in the skin tissue, as observed with older non-absorbable yarn technology.

Some special preparation is needed before applying the threads; Instructions that the patient must follow after application;

It is recommended to avoid alcohol and aspirin (Salospir, Aspirin) and other anticoagulants (Sintrom , Plavix, Iscover) 3 days before and 3 days after surgery. Patients are advised to avoid intense chewing at least 24 hours later. The 3 first days it is good to use 2 sleeping pillows. Face cream can be applied with gentle movements. The patient should avoid pressing the face for the first few days, as well as to remove the make-up with strong movements. It is recommended to avoid exercise for 7 days ,while in the case of violent sports that have a high probability of injury to the face, the recommended abstinence period is increased to 6 weeks

This treatment requires some recovery time from the patient;
No, the patient can return immediately after treatment, in his daily activities.