Thread Lifting Specialist

Simon Lee, MD -  - Aesthetics

Simon Med Spa

Simon Lee, MD

Aesthetics located in Burlingame, CA & Chinatown, San Francisco, CA

Thread lifting is an innovative way to tighten, firm, and lift sagging skin and give yourself the gift of a more youthful-looking complexion. Simon Lee, MD has many years of experience as an internal medicine physician and an aesthetic specialist providing thread lifts for men and women at Simon Med Spa in Burlingame, California. Thread lifting is a nonsurgical solution that prompts your body’s natural healing response and the production of collagen and healthy new skin cells. Click to schedule your personal consultation online or call Simon Med Spa today.

Thread Lifting Q & A

What is thread lifting?

Simon Med Spa provides thread lifting to rejuvenate your skin and give you a more youthful complexion. Threads are sutures that are derived from a biocompatible material called PDO. PDO has been specially designed for completely safe reabsorption into the body.

A thread lift is a procedure that involves placing absorbable threads under your skin to pull the skin back and tighten and lift your sagging skin. Thread lifting can also improve the appearance of the jawline and neck.

How does thread lifting work?

Thread lifting can be performed in-office and without anesthesia. Dr. Lee typically implants the fine, absorbable threads into the subcutaneous layer of your skin using small needles.

In most cases, the threads have tiny barbs that grab onto your tissue to hold them in place. This causes a selective inflammatory response that prompts your skin to gently react and naturally produce new collagen.

The sutures stimulate your body’s own elastin and collagen production to plump, smooth, and firm your skin and produce healthy new skin cells.

The threads stay in place for around four to six months before they start to slowly dissolve. Your skin continues to repair and heal itself during this time. There are different types of sutures and threads available.

What are the benefits of thread lifting?

Thread lifting procedures offer an array of benefits, including:

  • Sutures that are fully absorbed by your skin and don’t leave any scar tissue
  • Natural-looking results
  • A quick lunchtime procedure that can usually be completed in less than 45 minutes
  • No pain or surgery
  • Results that typically last a year or longer

If you’re interested in some of the benefits of a facelift but you don’t want to undergo surgery, thread lifting can be an excellent solution to smooth, plump, and firm your skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Dr. Lee uses PDO absorbable sutures that are made of polydioxanone. The sutures are one of the safest materials that can be placed in the human body. These are the same sutures that are often used for cardiothoracic surgery, such as open-heart surgery.

Thread lifts can benefit men and women who want to rejuvenate the neck, face, and skin and create a more youthful and radiant look.

Dr. Lee can provide you with plenty of information during your consultation. Book online or call Simon Med Spa to explore the benefits of thread lifting.