The thread is made of Polydioxanone(PDO) – a synthetic absorbable thread commonly used in medical application and they are 100& bio compatible with the human body.
Is it painful?
No, it is not painful. Prior to the treatment, local anaesthesia will be applied to numb the skin and reduce discomfort. When the threads are inserted, you will experience a small, prickling sensation, similar to acupuncture needle.
How long do the effects last?
The threads will be fully absorbed in the skin within 6 months. However results last 1.5 years and more due to the later effects of collagen production in response to the threads inserted. It also improves blood supple and enhance collagen regeneration that improve overall skin condition and color.
What is the downtime?
Virtually no side effects and downtime, but subject to individual. There would be minimal swelling that lasts up to a few days. You can resume normal activities immediately after the treatment.