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How long does a thread lift last?

A thread lift lasts 18-24 months, according to a panel of worldwide experts I saw in October 2009, at the national meeting for the American Society of Plastic Surgery. It’s entirely possible that threads will need to be removed and a facelift performed anyway should you opt to pursue the route of a thread lift.  CONTINUE READING

What exactly is a thread lift and do you recommend it?

I do not recommend this procedure as it does not last, and leaves permanent ‘cable’ sutures in the face.  Thread lifts were originally intended to repair the underlying saggy cheek and jaw line tissues.  This was done by threading non-absorbable barbed sutures into the deeper soft tissues, to provide ongoing support. It’s no longer the CONTINUE READING