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What Are PDO Threads?

Updated: Jun 30, 2022

Who is Aesthetica?

We are a specialty rejuvenation clinic located in West Loop, Chicago focused on helping you achieve the best version of yourself. Using state-of-art technology, our highly trained staff and board-certified physicians will customize a treatment plan tailored to your goals.

Aesthetica Chicago was formed by Adam Elshafei, MD and Anthony Del Priore, MD, board-certified physicians with years of experience in the medical field and passion for enhancing the lives of their patients.

What are PDO Threads?

PDO Threads subtly lift the facial features to reduce fine lines and wrinkles while encouraging collagen production for more volume in the treated areas. This has the effect of pulling the skin back slightly and therefore lifting and tightening to the face. PDO Threads are often the non surgical alternative to a face lift.

PDO stands for polydioxanone, an absorbable polymer that is flexible and durable for minimally invasive thread lifts. During the procedure, a the PDO Thread is attached to a cannula, then the cannula is inserted and threaded through the skin. The entire procedure lasts about 15-20 minutes, and there is zero downtime.

Are PDO Threads Safe?

Yes! PDO Threads are FDA approved, and under the administration of a board certified doctor, the entire procedure is extremely safe!

How do I Know if I am a Candidate?

A candidate for PDO Threads have early signs of aging. This procedure is not recommended for someone who has severe aging concerns.

If you have any concerns regarding aging, book a free consultation with us!

How Long do PDO Threads Last?

PDO Threads begin dissolving after 6-8 months.


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