The thread-lift provides only limited short-term improvement
Thread-lift for Facial Rejuvenation - Assessment of Long-term Results
A recent article has been published discussing a study performed on the effectiveness of thread lifts for facial aesthetic improvement.
The conclusion of the study: The thread-lift provides only limited short-term improvement that may be largely attributed to postprocedural edema and inflammation. Our results objectively demonstrate the poor long-term sustainability of the thread-lift procedure. Given these findings, as well as the measurable risk of adverse events and patient discomfort, we cannot justify further use of this procedure for facial rejuvenation.
The whole article can be accessed at: https://archfaci.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=407369
Dr. Darryl Hodgkinson is an experienced cosmetic plastic surgeon and is the Surgical Dean of The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgeons as well as serving on the editorial board of the international journal Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is an invited guest lecturer and teacher to plastic surgeons internationally on the topics of facelifting, rhinoplasty, body contour surgery and general cosmetic surgery and has more than 30 years of experience in performing a range of surgical procedures. His Double Bay clinic is a fully licensed and accredited day surgery centre.
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