Frequently Asked Questions
When will I see the results from a PDO Thread treatments?
You can expect to see results within 6 weeks of your treatment with improvements continuing over the next 2-6 months as new collagen is produced.
How long will the results from a PDO Thread treatment last?
PDO Threads help to create new collagen that supports your face and creates a tightening effect that lasts 6-12 months after your treatment. The results may vary depending on lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol, nutrition and exercise. It is also important that you maintain a good skincare routine. It is recommended to have a follow up PDO Thread treatment after six months to maintain the tightening effects.
Will PDO Thread treatments hurt?
Our registered nurses will apply a topical anaesthetic before the PDO Thread treatment to minimise any discomfort you may experience during the procedure. Once it is complete, you may feel a firm sensation and some tenderness in the area that has been treated. Pain relief gas is available if you’re finding the procedure uncomfortable. Everyone has different pain thresholds which is why we offer solution to reduce unpleasant feelings.
How long does the PDO Thread treatment take?
The time of treatment can vary based on factors, such as the size of the area being treated, but will typically take anywhere between 30-60 minutes.
What is the downtime for this procedure?
A PDO Thread treatment may produce swelling and bruising in the area which has been treated, these side effects will subside.