Here are some common queries many of our customers in Westchester County and New York City have had before embarking on a Thread Lift treatment. If you have others, feel free to call our offices and we’ll be happy to address them for you.
Is thread lifting right for me?
It’s important to remember that a thread lift is not the same as a surgical facelift, but it will provide a modest firming and tightening that will give you immediate results as well as improving results over several weeks. The best candidate has mild signs of aging and is looking for a non-surgical, minimal downtime procedure that will give more subtle lifting.
How do I maximize the effect?
Thread lifts can be repeated every 6 – 12 months after the first treatment and is often combined with other procedures Youtherapy offers to maximize results. We often combine with fillers for lost volume and to reduce wrinkles, Ultherapy to improve skin laxity and tighten the skin, lasers for skin damage, as well as Botox and Dysport to help with lines in the upper face.
Will I experience swelling after a thread lift?
After the procedure, you can be swollen and bruised for up to 2 weeks depending on the number of areas that have been treated. After 2 days, patients are usually able to apply camouflage make-up to hide any sign of pale bruising. At Youtherapy, it is recommended to take Arnica, an anti-inflammation supplement, up to two weeks prior to your appointment to help minimize risk of swelling and bruising. You can purchase Arnica at any health food store or pharmacy.
How long do results typically last?
Results can last from 6 – 12 months. How long the treatment lasts can depend on many factors including the severity of laxity, number of threads used, and the thickness of skin as well as how much firming occurs after the lift.
How many times can you have a thread lift?
You’ll notice some lifting and tightening almost immediately, and because this treatment stimulates collagen production, your skin will keep improving in appearance in the weeks to come. A follow-up treatment every 12 months is the best way to maintain your results.
How much does a thread lift cost at Youtherapy?
Our thread lifts are customized to the severity of your concerns. Thread lifts are priced starting at $50 for individual threads, and can go up from there. Dr. Greenberg has also created thread lift packages, which include an 8-week touch up for your convenience. For more information on if thread lifts are right for you, make an appointment at one of our offices today.