Non-Surgical Face Lift Methods with Thread (Spider Web, French Strap, Facial Suspension Process)
Age, sunlight and ultraviolet, gravity, malnutrition, our genetic structure, stress and environmental factors also combine with the loss of fiber structures that give the skin its elasticity, disrupting the appearance and fullness of our skin. It is observed that the skin, which is defeated by time, decreases in the subcutaneous adipose tissue, muscle relaxations, sagging in the cheeks and neck, especially the jaw bone line is lost and the facial oval is disrupted. At this point, for those who do not want to undergo surgery, non-surgical lifting applications emerge. One of these applications is Face Lift with Thread technique.
Although the applications are referred to as “non-surgical thread face lift”, “V-lift”, “spider web aesthetics”, “thread lift”, “silhouette lift”, all methods are actually the same non-surgical face lift procecesses. The threads used are the ones that have been used in surgical applications for years and are fully compatible with human tissue. So there is no risk of allergies and they are safe. These threads have cone or fishbone protrusions that helps lifting up the tissue. Since they have a flexible structure, they adapt to facial movements. Whereas some of the threads serve to lift up the skin and subcutaneous tissue, some of them work for skin regeneration.
Which areas can Non-Surgical Face Lift with Thread be applied on?
The adipose tissue under the cheeks decreases over time and with the effect of gravity, it moves downwards. As a result, the cheekbones become obscure, the rim of the mouth descends forward and down. Kind of bulldog image occurs. The face resumes a tired and sad expression. It is applied in order to realign cheekbones, to lift sagging cheeks upwards, to smooth the lines on the nose and the edges of the mouth and to define the jaw line. It is also an effective method for eyebrow lifting.
How is the Non-Surgical Face Lift with Thread applied? Is it a painful process?
Prior to the application, local anesthetic cream is applied to the skin and wait for half an hour for the area to numb. Thus, the patient feels no pain. The threads to be applied under the skin are inserted with the help of special flexible needles. Flexible needles prevent skin damage. The process is finalized without the need for stiches. The application is completed in about 30 minutes.
When do the results of non-surgical face lift with thread occur?
Results start to occur about 2 weeks following the application. The final results start to occur after 2-3 months, as skin regeneration continues.
How does non-surgical face lift with thread work?
The threads placed under the skin stimulate the repair process of the skin. With collagen, elastic fibers and increased circulation, tightening occurs and the skin recovers. The threads, which act as a mechanical support under the skin, dissolve in an average of 6 months. However, during this period the skin rejuvenates.
How long do the effects of the non-surgical facial rejuvenation with thread last?
The permanence of treatment depend the patient’s age, degree of sagging, the type and number of threads used. However, overall positive effects continue for 18-24 months. If desired, it can be reapplied with an interval of 2 years.
Is non-surgical facial rejuvenation with thread safe?
Non-surgical facial rejuvenation with thread is an aesthetic application that can be easily performed under local anesthesia and under polyclinic conditions provided that an appropriate sterile environment is provided.
Who cannot have non-surgical facial rejuvenation with thread application?
It is not applicable to those with a blood disease, those who use blood thinners, and the severe cancer patients, the severe diabetes patients, people with active infections and herpes on their skins, and those with severe autoimmune diseases.
What are the side effects of non-surgical face lift with thread?
Bruising, edema, tightness or sense of fullness may develop in the treated area. Applying ice all day after application will relieve edema and bruising. Complaints regress in a few days. Since it is an invasive procedure, there is a risk of infection, so it is critical that the application is carried out in a sterile environment and by a qualified physician.
What should be done for post-treatment care?
On the same day, hot bath should be avoided. Following the application, you should only sleep lying on your back for 2 weeks and much gesture should be avoided as well.