What is a PDO Threadlift? The Best Non-Surgical Lift

What is a PDO threadlift?

Wondering what is a PDO threadlift? If you’ve ever admired a celebrity’s incredibly well-defined cheekbones or jawline then it’s likely you’ve seen the effects of a PDO threadlift.

A PDO threadlift is an increasingly popular non-surgical option for lifting sagging areas of your face and body to add a youthful contour, without the need for high-risk surgery such as a facelift.

The quick and minimally-invasive procedure involves threading dissolvable sutures into the subdermal layer of the skin to act as scaffolding, tightening areas of the body including the neck, cheeks, jaw, and eye area.

Additionally, PDO threads stimulate the production of collagen, offering anti-aging effects for years following the procedure.

Where to get a PDO threadlift?

what-is-a-pdo-threadlift-uglowUGlow Face & Body’s expert providers are proud to offer PDO threadlifts in our Scottsdale, Arizona, and Las Vegas, Nevada, aesthetics practices.

We exclusively use MEDiTHREAD, the highest-quality gold standard of PDO thread that delivers longer-lasting results for our clients.

Additionally, UGlow Face & Body is a highly reputable MedSpa that knows that the effectiveness of PDO thread lifts can be maximized when injected by a highly-skilled practitioner.

That’s why all six of our expert practitioners in Scottsdale, Arizona – who have 38 years of experience in the medical aesthetics industry between them – have been professionally trained by an official MEDiTHREAD nurse, with tens of thousands of treatments under her belt.

How long does the PDO threadlift procedure take?

The PDO threadlift procedure will usually take between 30 to 60 minutes, however, this depends on the number of threads to be inserted and the size of the treatment area.

PDO threadlifts are an outpatient procedure, meaning you’re free to carry on your day as normal following the treatment, with almost no downtime.

Do I need to be put under a general anesthetic for a PDO threadlift? 

No general anesthetic is needed for the PDO threadlift, which is performed using a local anesthetic.

The PDO threadlift should be painless, with only a slight tugging sensation experienced by some clients.

Before placing the PDO threads the practitioner will inject the treatment area with a local anesthetic to numb the insertion and exit points. 

How long does it take to recover from a PDO threadlift?

The beauty of PDO threadlifts is the incredible convenience they provide our busy clients, with many returning to work the same day.

After just one session the PDO threads instantly deliver surgical-quality results leaving you looking lifted and years younger, with almost no giveaway signs that you’ve just undergone a procedure.

PDO threadlift’s youth-reviving results have been compared to that of undergoing a Facelift, Necklift, or an eyelift. Yet in contrast, the PDO threadlift does not harbor the same deadly risks as these invasive surgeries.

Following the PDO threadlift you are simply advised not to touch the area for several hours and to avoid sleeping on the treatment area for around three days.

You may notice some minimal swelling following your PDO threadlift, but unlike surgical options, any swelling will subside within 1 to 2 days and your treatment area should have fully healed within two weeks.

So if you don’t have time to spend around one-month hiding away whilst recovering from an invasive surgery such as a Facelift, then why not get in touch with UGlow Face & Body to book your PDO threadlift in Scottsdale today?

The PDO threadlift is minimally invasive, so you won’t need to go under the knife. Cannula needles are used to insert the threads rather than surgical incisions, meaning the small puncture points will heel far faster and pose less risk of becoming infected.

How much does a PDO threadlift cost?

PDO threadlifts offer an affordable alternative to costly surgery, with prices starting at just $1200 depending on the treatment area and the number of threads to be inserted.

This is in stark contrast to the price of traditional surgery such as a Facelift which can cost an average of $8,000 according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons – and that doesn’t even include the anesthesia, operating room facilities, or additional aftercare required.

How long do the results from a PDO threadlift last?

Following the procedure, you can expect to see an instant lifting effect which can last up to 18 months.

PDO threadlifts also offer an improvement in skin texture as the threads stimulate collagen production, this can be seen after just four weeks and lasts up to two years.

Once the effects have worn off the procedure can be repeated as many times as the patient desires, to achieve quick lifting and rejuvenating results whenever you need it.

Now you know what is a PDO Threadlift!

UGlow Face & Body is a woman-owned and operated aesthetics practice dedicated to offering cost-effective treatments that don’t carry the same heavy risks associated with traditional invasive surgeries.

Want to know more about the non-surgical lifting effects of PDO threadlifts? Get in touch with one of our expert practitioners at to book a consultation or treatment at UGlow Face & Body today.