PDO Threads Treatment
PDO stands for polydioxanone which is a dissolvable suture material used in orthopedics, plastic surgery and ophthalmology for more than 20 years. When inserted into the skin, there is mechanical stimulation of collagen production by the needle, physical support of the skin by the threads and a secondary improvement of the skin when the threads are replaced by new collagen strands.
PDO Threads Treatment
This is a versatile treatment that can be used anywhere in the face and body where skin tightening, improvement in the texture of the skin and as a preventative procedure for skin sagging.
Who Is Suitable
- Clients who desire tightening of skin and improvement in skin quality
- Clients who have a realistic expectation of the results
Not Suitable For
- Clients who are not in good physical and mental health
- Clients with a history of keloid scarring
- Clients who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Clients with an allergy to the material of the threads
What To Expect
- During the treatment, your practitioner will apply a numbing agent to maximise comfort.
- Generally, a full face of threads requires about 30 - 45 minutes
- You may experience reactions including discomfort, itching, bruising to the injected areas
- Swelling persists for about 48 hours and bruising if it occurs can take 7 - 14 days to resolve
How Long Do They Last
For best results. we recommend at least 100 threads inserted. The results last 5 - 24 months and a top-up can be performed at any time.
MEET DR. MAY MARR
Dr May Marr is a Flinders University Medical School graduate and a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She has a long-held interest in aesthetic medical procedures and evidence-based skin care. She holds a passionate belief that people should have access to procedures and products that are research-backed, ethically prescribed and skilfully delivered.
Dr Marr has trained with Dr Jacque Le Coz at the Institute of Mesotherapy in Paris. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Dermatology from the Australian Institute of Dermatology and in 2020 completed her Dermatology Fellowship.
The ethical, educational and procedural standards that Dr Marr brings to aesthetic medicine have been recognised by some of the largest aesthetic companies in the world. She holds advanced injector status and her extensive clinical experience sees her regularly called upon as an industry educator.
“OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO KEEP OUR PATIENTS LOOKING NATURAL – NOT ‘DONE’.”
DR MAY MARR