The Thrilling Thread Lift

Some individuals want to address the signs of aging on their face, such as sagging skin and jowling, but they’re not yet ready for a facelift. There are radiofrequency-based options and laser therapies, but these procedures aren’t always for everyone. A thread lift offers a minimally invasive option that delivers truly remarkable results. A thread lift not only achieves a raised effect, but also stimulates brand-new collagen growth. 

What Can a Thread Lift Improve?

  • Sagging facial skin
  • Smile lines
  • Mild howling
  • Looseness of the neck
  • Drooping eyelids

Main Benefits of a Thread Lift

  • No scalpels or stitches
  • Only a few days of soreness
  • Natural-looking results
  • Less invasive than a surgical facelift
  • Dramatic improvement in 10 days

How it Works

A thread lift tightens and lifts the tissues when small, medical-grade threads are carefully inserted beneath the skin. The tissues are pulled up onto themselves and tied off to provide a natural-looking yet significant result. The threads stay under the skin, so later on in the future they can be re-tightened if the face begins to show signs of aging again. 

What to Expect During Treatment

Before the procedure begins, your face will be cleansed and numbed with an injectable anesthetic. This makes a thread lift relatively painless. A needle will be used to make access and exit points in your skin, and then the threading will begin. A long, thin cannula that holds the thread will go beneath the skin to place the thread correctly. The cannula is then removed, leaving the lifting thread in place. The amount of threads used will be determined by how much treatment you’re receiving. A thread lift typically takes 30-60 minutes.

Recovery and Results

Unlike a surgical facelift, a thread lift requires very little downtime. Most patients return to their regular day after the procedure, although you may experience some swelling and/or soreness for a couple of days. Early results can be seen in 10 days following treatment, with the new collagen that was begun helping your results look better and better over the course of the next few months.


Ideal Candidates for Thread Lift 

  • Are in their 30s-50s
  • Have mild jowling and mild looseness of the neck
  • Aren’t quite ready for a surgical facelift
  • Prefer something other than energy-based or laser procedures
  • Are looking for less than surgery, but more than injectables
  • Have had a surgical facelift in the past and need a touch-up 
Dr. Karyn Grossman, MD

Thread Lift at Grossman Dermatology

If a thread lift sounds good to you, we encourage you to contact us to set up a consultation. Thread lifts are one of our primary services, and when you choose Grossman Dermatology, you’re choosing an aesthetic center with a high level of customer care, a tradition of quality, and a reputation for delivering beautiful results. Dr. Karyn Grossman is a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist who is well-known for helping patients to look their best without making them look fake or overdone. Her approach is natural, yet her patients love their improved appearance. She will celebrate your organic beauty instead of trying to cover it up.

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