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Introduction to Threadlift / PDO Thread Lift

The thread lift is a popular treatment at Clinic Dr Dray. This is a minimally invasive, non-surgical technique for facial rejuvenation. A combination of different thread types can be employed to lift tissues and tighten skin. When used effectively, this can give more youthful appearance without the need for a traditional facelift.

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Key Points

Clinic Time

30 minutes


Numbing cream






12 to 18 months


30 minutes


Numbing cream





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12 to 18 months


Thread lift - Before
Thread lift - After
Thread lift - Before
Thread lift - After




The consultation process is an essential component of the PDO thread lift treatment. During this initial consultation, your practitioner will assess your skin type, age, and desired outcomes to develop a customised treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. This assessment will help determine the type and number of threads needed and the most appropriate insertion points.


Before the PDO thread lift procedure begins, a local anaesthetic is administered to numb the treatment area and ensure minimal discomfort during the treatment.

Once the anaesthetic has taken effect, you should not experience any pain or discomfort during the procedure, allowing you to remain relaxed and comfortable throughout the treatment process.


During the PDO thread lift procedure, your practitioner will insert the threads beneath your skin using a thin, hollow cannula. The threads securely hold onto loose tissue within the skin and are repositioned as the needle is removed, providing a subtle lift to the skin.

The procedure typically takes 20-30 minutes, depending on the treatment area, and is performed with precision and care to ensure the best possible results.


This may include taking over-the-counter pain relievers to alleviate any mild pain and inflammation, applying ice packs to the treatment area to reduce swelling, and avoiding vigorous activities that could strain the treated area.

Most of our clients are able to return to their regular activities immediately with no downtime.


Customised treatment plans

Customised treatment plans play a crucial role in the success of PDO thread lift treatments, as they ensure that the treatment is tailored to each patient’s unique needs and goals.

This personalised approach enhances treatment outcomes and contributes to a more enjoyable and satisfying treatment experience for each patient.

Best doctor for PDO Thread Lift

The expertise and experience of our doctors are critical components in the success of our thread lift treatments. Our team of skilled practitioners is highly experienced in performing thread lift procedures and is committed to delivering safe and effective treatments that meet the highest standards of care.

Highest quality products

At Clinic Dr Dray, we use only the highest quality products for our PDO thread lift treatments to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the procedure. This includes the use of top-of-the-line PDO threads and other materials that have been proven to deliver excellent results.

Our team of skilled doctors at Clinic Dr Dray London are dedicated to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals and addressing your unique concerns. We invite you to book a consultation.



PDO threads can be used to lift and firm various face and body areas, such as the neck, jowls, jawline, nasolabial folds, smile lines, under-eye area, cheeks, arms, thighs, and abdomen. These versatile threads can help address a range of concerns, from facial sagging to wrinkles and fine lines, providing a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance without the need for invasive surgery.

PDO threads are a minimally invasive treatment option that can be used to improve the appearance of the face and body. The threads are inserted into the skin, providing an immediate lifting effect and stimulating collagen production for long-term results. The procedure is quick and relatively painless, with minimal downtime and no scarring.

Recovery from PDO thread lift treatment can vary depending on the individual and the individual treatment protocol. Still, generally, patients can return to their normal activities immediately after the treatment.

Some swelling and bruising may occur after a thread lift treatment, but these side effects typically subside within a few hours/days.

Ideal candidates for PDO thread lift treatment are clients who have early signs of facial ageing, or those who have mild to moderate skin laxity in the mid-face, and fine lines and wrinkles around the nose, mouth, and chin.

This non-surgical treatment is especially well-suited for those clients who want to improve their appearance without going for a traditional facelift or may not wish to receive dermal fillers.

A thread lift can last anywhere from 1-2 years depending on the individual’s age, lifestyle, skin type, and how quickly their body breaks down the sutures.

While results are generally immediate, it is vital to keep in mind that the results will continue improving as the body produces and lays down collagen.

Generally, a thread lift is not painful as local anesthesia is used during the procedure. However, some discomfort, swelling, and bruising may be experienced for a few days after the treatment.

After a PDO thread lift, you can expect to see an immediate lifting effect. As time goes on, as your body produces collagen in response to the threads, your skin should appear firmer, smoother, and more youthful.

Tightening threads, such as PDO threads, are used to address skin that has been weakened or lost elasticity due to ageing or other factors. These threads provide an immediate lift and improve skin elasticity, leading to a smoother, more youthful appearance. They also stimulate the production of collagen, further enhancing their rejuvenating effects on the skin.

One of the most appealing aspects of PDO thread lift treatment is the immediate results. Patients may experience skin tightening and some contouring effects right after the procedure. While some initial swelling may occur, the treated area will become more relaxed once the swelling has subsided.

This rapid improvement in skin elasticity and facial contours makes PDO thread lift an attractive option for those seeking a quick, non-surgical solution to facial sagging and wrinkles.

Our team of skilled doctors at Clinic Dr Dray London are dedicated to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals and addressing your unique concerns. We invite you to book a consultation.


Anti Wrinkle Injections

anti wrinkle injections

Reduces fine lines, perfecting the overall skin rejuvenation effect of Threadlift.



Enhances skin tightening, providing synergistic effects with Threadlift for optimal firmness.


Improves skin surface texture, complementing the underlying lift achieved with Threadlift.


Improves skin hydration and firmness, boosting the skin tightening effect of Threadlift.

Platelet Rich Plasma PRP


Speeds healing and enhances skin quality, further improving the rejuvenating effects of Threadlift.

Lip Fillers

lip filler

Augments facial balance achieved with Threadlift, enhancing the overall aesthetic result.

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Our team of skilled doctors at Clinic Dr Dray London are dedicated to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals and addressing your unique concerns. We invite you to book a consultation.

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