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Crescent Lodge Dental Practice Clapham

Lip Lift/Lip Wrinkles

Wrinkles and lines around the upper lips and lip-borders are best removed using a PDO thread solution. This is because fillers may prove to be less effective in this area. Often the wrinkles around the lips are small and numerous, making mechanical elevation of them using polydioxanone threads a good solution. The threads will stretch the skin, tighten it and remove the creases. The results of this procedure will last for 12-18 months, giving your face a more youthful look and rejuvenated lips. The increased collagen production the treatment delivers, means that you’ll notice your appearance continually improving for months afterwards, before your new look plateaus. You’ll then maintain your younger appearance until it’s time for a top-up procedure.

About PDO thread lifts

This nonsurgical alternative to a permanent facelift involves threads being administered into deep skin layers of your face in targeted areas to rejuvenate your appearance. Sagging areas will be lifted giving you results similar to a surgical procedure, but without any scarring. A PDO thread lift will:

Elevate the skin mechanically

Speed up cell regeneration through increased collagen levels, and improve the texture of your skin, and skin elasticity.

Fat tissue will contract, giving your skin a younger tighter look.

The PDO threads will be absorbed by your facial tissue approximately 6 months after the treatment. However, although the threads themselves will have disappeared, the results of the thread lift will be visible for 12-18 months. This is due to the effect of the increase in collagen production that the threads stimulate.

To find out more about our lip lift/lip wrinkle treatment in Clapham get in touch with our friendly team by calling 020 7622 5333  or by visiting our contact page.

Book Appointment

Step 1

Consultation: Book yourself in for a consultation with our expert skincare practitioner. This initial appointment is a chance to discuss the best PDO treatment plan for you, according to the improvements you’d like to make and where you’d like your face to be lifted. Treatment can be provided immediately after the consultation, or booked for a later date.

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Step 2

Treatment: On the day of your appointment, you’ll be made comfortable and anaesthetic will be applied to the thread lift area. The thread lift will be expertly administered in the targeted areas you will have discussed previously with your practitioner. Following treatment, aftercare advice will be provided.

Step 3

It’s time to enjoy your new look. When it’s time for a top-up appointment, the practice will contact you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Both PDO threads and dermal fillers reduce the appearance of lip wrinkles and stimulate collagen levels to boost skin freshness, but deciding which treatment is best for what you want to achieve, should be done with your practitioner. She’ll be able to give you expert advice.

Everyone’s lips age in different ways. Our practitioner will choose the the thread insertion sites strategically to give you the best possible results.

An allergic reaction to the threads during a lip lift is highly unlikely. Should it happen, our experienced practitioner will take the necessary steps to ensure you remain safe and well.

Compared to dermal fillers, thread lifts are a long lasting treatment. You can expect to retain your new look for 1-3 years.

The full results of a PDO thread lip wrinkles procedure are not immediate. It’ll be 10-14 days before you notice a real difference.

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