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How long does a thread lift last? I am thinking of having a thread lift. How long do the results from a thread lift usually last? .

Thread : Thread lifts were relatively popular a few years ago, but have fallen out of favor due to short-lived results and less than ideal overall results. ...Read more

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How does a contour thread lift work?

How does a contour thread lift work?

Not well: I use to perform these but no longer employ them other than for rare circumstances where patients are not surgical candidates and require mild short term correction. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about contour thread lift?

Can you tell me about contour thread lift?

Thread lift: This procedure fell out of favor several years ago because of the many complications associated with it. If you are interested in facial rejuvenation, have your face evaluated by a board certified surgeon who specializes in the face. ...Read more

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Thread lift: anyone had this procedure done?

Many but no longer: This use to be very popular but is no longer a popular procedure. ...Read more

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How long will the results of a gold thread lift last? Are the positive effects semi-permanent, as in weeks or months long?

How long will the results of a gold thread lift last? Are the positive effects semi-permanent, as in weeks or months long?

Not permanent : Most thread lifts do not last. If you try to elevate the skin alone, the skin will stretch and return to its position within a few months. Any type of a lift should involve tightening of the facia or the smas in order to provide longevity. ...Read more

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Would a thread lift be effective at my age? I am 50 and am seeking a way to get rid of the ugly skin folds on my neck. I would rather avoid a lengthy recovery process if there is an alternative. .

Would a thread lift be effective at my age? I am 50 and am seeking a way to get rid of the ugly skin folds on my neck. I would rather avoid a lengthy recovery process if there is an alternative.

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Not recommended.: This procedure uses a barbed thread that is placed in the sub cutaneous (under the skin) plane to to pull the skin. The problem is that pulling skin will not correct that situation because the problem is with the under lying muscle-fibrous layer of the neck and face. It will create un-nateral pulling, and will not last because the skin stretches. ...Read more

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