Frequently Asked

Questions

Which practitioners are authorized to use Spring Thread®?

Spring Thread® has a rigorous process for selecting, training and authorizing doctors and surgeons to perform Spring Thread® procedures. To find an authorized Spring Thread® practitioner, click here.

What are the advantages of Thread Lifting?

Compared to other techniques like surgical lifting, thread lifting offers many advantages such as:

It’s performed under local anaesthetic,

No hospitalization necessary,

No scars,

Minimal downtime,

Reduced infection risk,

Furthermore, the suspension effect exerts an upward motion on the skin and so is particularly suitable for treating tissue sagging.

Is the Spring Thread® procedure painful?

No. The procedure is generally performed under local anaesthesia and sometimes under light sedation if you’re feeling anxious.

How much does it cost?

As with many aesthetic treatments, the cost of the treatment depends on many factors:

– The number of areas to be treated

– The number and type of threads inserted

– If it’s a combined treatment

– The location of the clinic

During the first consultation, your doctor will provide you their recommendations and an accurate quotation.

The price can vary between £1,500 to £4,000 depending on these factors.

What is the post-procedure care ?

After a Spring Thread® treatment, a few days of rest are recommended:

Keep jaw movements to a minimum,

Try to sleep on your back,

Wash your face in an upward direction only,

Do not massage the skin,

Avoid sauna and hammam.

It is possible that slight swelling, some redness or mild bruising may occur. This will disappear within few days. Some skin folds may also appear which will disappear within a couple of weeks.

What are the advantages of Spring Thread®?

Spring Thread® offers many advantages in comparison with other threads on the market:

Flexible, our threads are easy to insert and do not cause any discomfort,

Elastic, they follow the facial movements,

Non-aggressive cogs, there is no pain risk when the face moves,

Large number of cogs providing strong anchorage. The tissues are effectively tightened.

Permanent, the result lasts far longer than other threads,

The achieved result is exceptionally natural. The face remains very active, with a reshaped oval, revitalized lip contours and a more defined look around the eyes. No deadpan aspect.

Which parts of the face and body can be treated?

Spring Thread® is suitable for both face and body skin sagging.

The areas that can be treated are:

Face: cheeks, cheekbones, jowls, face oval, eyebrows, neck.

Body: breasts, arms, buttocks, legs.

 

What results can I expect?

An immediate lifting of the facial skin, restoring facial definition and contours to a more youthful appearance. The result then progressively improves as skin reorganises itself and fibrosis occurs along the thread . It is optimal about several months after the treatment and maintains for a long period of time.

Are there any contraindications?

Yes, you wouldn’t be suitable for the treatment if you are or have the following:

Pregnancy or breastfeeding

Infectious conditions

Skin with an active allergy

Acne or prescribed Roaccutane

Prescribed anticoagulant medication

Recent cancer

Insulin dependent diabetic 

History of stroke or blood clots

How many sessions are required?

Only one session is necessary. Other threads can be placed a few years later if needed.

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