non-surgical facelift and facial skin tightening
Feel that the years are catching up with you and that your face skin is sagging or droopy?
Looking into the mirror hoping that you can have firmer, lifted skin without any surgery or significant downtime?*
Then, a non surgical dissolvable threadlift is the answer.
No one wants to have an overdone, wind blown look that surgical facelifts tend to create but non-surgical threadlifts naturally lifts saggy skin without any scars or significant pain.
It can reverse jowls and lift the deep folds of skin that form nasolabial folds or marionette lines, helping aging skin return to the youthful V shape face and taking 10 years off your face.
How does it work?
As we age, our facial skin support structure weakens and we lose facial fat, especially around the cheeks, the eyebrows and other areas around the eyes, the jowls and the neck. The result is a longer, rounder, older-looking face.
As the skin ages, the connective tissue in the skin also becomes thinner.
The elastic fibres in the skin undergo a type of breakdown. Thus the face loses some of its elasticity. The lack of elasticity brings with it the loss of certain face-shaping supports. The face begins to wrinkle, sag and droop. Younger people may experience cheek and brow ptosis caused by weakened muscles as well.
For these people especially, a thread lift may be a good alternative to the more invasive procedures necessary to correct problems in older people’s faces. Threadlifts emerged recently because many people would like a facelift but can’t afford it or don’t want the long recovery time of the standard facelift.
Threadlifts cost less and require less downtime for many people, as good as a “lunchtime lift or a weekend facelift.* Usually it can be performed in under one hour.
The thread lift provides an actual “lift” and is a minimally invasive procedure.* It lasts for 1 to 2 years and in a milder form, matches the effect of brow lift or a lower face and neck lift.
What types of threadlifts do we have?
There are two types of barbed threads which are available. These are:
Uni-directional barbed threads, which are anchored at a higher level fixation point. Examples are the Silhouette Soft® threadlift.
Bi-directional threads, with no anchoring points, inserted within a hollow needle and placed in such a manner that the thread cannot move either way because of the two-way direction of barbs fixing it nicely. Examples are seen in many of the cog threads used in Korean Ultra V Threadlift.
Korea Ultra V Threadlift
There are many types of threads used in Korea Ultra V Threadlift, mainly cog threads and mono threads, but they are all made using polydioxanone (PDO), which is a dissolvable suture material commonly used in other surgical treatments. This material is very safe for use as threadlift as it has a long history of being widely used safely in many surgical and medical indications and, as a material, has hardly ever caused any side effect.*
Cog threads are modified for use in threadlift by creating tiny barbs along the threads that act as cogs to grasp, lift and suspend a relaxed facial area. The barbs open like an umbrella to form a support structure that lifts the sagging tissue.
These barbs under the skin also tend to gather tissues to fill out and lift the cheeks and sagging skin. Barbs on the thread grab hold of skin tissue. This creates tension in the thread, and the tension lifts the skin tissue. Collagen formation also occurs around the threads and their cogs or barbs, producing an increasing effect over time. This part of the treatment is used for lifting of saggy or droopy skin.*
Mono threads are short, simple, smooth threads without barbs or cones that are placed multiply into the face in a mesh-like fashion for an overall skin tightening result. They work very well to reduce wrinkled skin by creating an overall skin tightening that comes after collagen starts forming around the threads 1 month after the treatment procedure. They complement the process of skin lifting that cog threads can give. Used on their own, they tighten the skin without significant lifting, therefore they are often used in combination with cog threads for a overall improvement in face rejuvenation and youth restoration.*
How long does Korea Ultra V Threadlift last?
Korea Ultra V Threadlift can last for approximately 1 to 1.5 years, depending on your age, lifestyle, and facial movement patterns. As more collagen is produced over time, the results of the Korea Ultra V Threadlift will also gradually become better and peak at approximately 6-9 months after the procedure.* An advantage of the dissolving threads is that additional threads can be inserted at a later date if further lift procedures are required.
Downtime and Length of Face Thread Lift Procedure
Traditional face and brow lift surgeries are more invasive, and cause more trauma to the skin which requires more recovery time. As the dissolvable face threadlift procedure is less invasive, patients generally see less swelling, and are normally able to return to work and social settings almost immediately.*
In addition, as the dissolvable face threadlift procedure does not involve any cutting of the skin, only topical or local anesthetic is required.
As the procedure is non-surgical, side effects are rare and you may experience some light bruising which will go away in a few days.
Depending on the area that lifting is desired, the face threadlift procedure usually takes 30 minutes to an hour.
Synergism with other Procedures
Our Thread Lift procedures can be combined with other aesthetics medical procedures at our clinic. The usual combination which produces extremely synergistic results is with:-
Thermage & Ultrasound Skin Tightening (Radiofrequency & Ultrasound therapy). Thermage and Ultrasound treatments promote collagen remodeling and tightening, which enables the skin to look younger.* Check out our Ultimate Facelift Package here.
Dermal Fillers. Sagging and loss of volume are the two most common signs of aging. Sagging can be resolved with the threadlift, whist the loss of volume can be corrected by using our dermal fillers. When combined, the effect of restoring youthfulness is synergistic.*
Dermal Lift B'tx. The reduction in facial muscle activity adds to the lifting effect for some. There is also a method of anti-wrinkle skin injection which tightens the skin at the sides of the face and of the brow and forehead by effecting skin contraction where the anti-wrinkle injection is applied. This adds significantly to the lifting effect and smoothening of the skin.*
Why at Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics?
At Tiffiny Yang Aesthetics Clinic, the threads we use for our threadlift procedures are classified as good quality threads imported directly from Korea. We are also renowned for our V-Face creation, and aim to lift your face to gove a more defined jaw line to return your face to its youthful V shape appearance.
Finally, because we only recommend treatments which we believe in. When we say we believe in a treatment, it means that our principal aesthetics doctor, Dr Tiffiny Yang had tried the treatment on herself and loved the results. If Dr Tiffiny Yang does not believe in the treatment, it wouldn't be on our list of services!
What we can assure you is that the technique used, dosage administered, and treatment protocol is exactly the same as what Dr Tiffiny Yang uses on herself. What's more reassuring then knowing that what is being administered to you had already been tried and tested by your doctor doing the procedure?
We also only carry branded, authentic and high quality products - so when we say we use a certain brand, you know for sure we are using that brand. We also ensure that safety and hygiene is our number one priority. When it comes to your safety, we do not compromise and waste no resources to ensure that all products and equipment used are the most hygienic, best and safest in the market.