What is a COG thread lift?
This is a facelift done without surgery to lift and tighten the skin of the face, It is known as the 'no blade facelift'. PDO COG threads can be used to re-define the contours of the face and tighten the skin. PDO threads can be used on their own as a stand alone procedure or in combination with other treatments. There is no known interaction between hyaluronic acid filler and polydioxonone (PDO) threads.
How long does a COG thread lift last?
PDO COG threads are used to induce collagen production in the skin and define the facial contours. They can provide immediate results that continue to improve peaking at 3-6 months and lasting between 2-3 years.
How much do COG threads cost?
A thread lift costs around £1500 and is less expensive than a traditional surgical facelift. It is not covered by medical insurance.
How many times can you have a thread lift?
You can have a another thread lift once the face starts to drop back to its original position again. This can vary from person to person but some people do repeat thread lifts after 1-2 years to maintain the result.
Can a thread lift be done on the neck?
A thread neck lift can easily be performed in conjunction with a face thread lift or on its own. It helps to contour the neck and help create a more defined jaw line.
What should you not do after a thread lift?
After a PDO thread lift you should avoid touching the entry points for 24 hours until they seal. You should avoid wearing make up for 24 hours and driving alcohol as well as getting facials or facial massages.
How many threads are used in a thread lift?
A COG PDO thread lift is customised to your skin texture, your skin type and aesthetic goals. The face typically takes three threads on each side and two threads on each side of the neck. Depending on the degree of lift, skin tightening and rejuvenation of the skin different threads are used.
Do celebrities get thread lifts?
COG thread lifts have been around for years but have recently gained popularity thanks to the alleged use of them by celebrities like Bella Hadid, Kendal Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski.
Can thread lifts go wrong?
Thread lifts are non invasive and are low risk in the correct hands. There is a low risk of scarring, severe bruising, bleeding and bleeding. Rare complications include irritation, infection and the sutures being visible under the skin.