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CONCERNS: Facial contours, skin laxity
SUITABLE FOR: Consultation required.
TREATMENT PREP: Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible, for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Read more here.
TREATMENT TIME: 2-hour appointment
COURSE OF TREATMENT: Follow up appointment is required 1 week after treatment.
RESULTS SEEN: Immediate results can be noticed depending on the type of thread used. Results can be seen over a 4-6 week period.
REPEAT: As directed by MDSkin provider.

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What is NovaThreads?

NovaThreads is an industry-leading new treatment option that uses the principles of the thread lift technique. This means that special threads are injected under the facial tissues where you need extra lift and volume. NovaThreads uses absorbable suture threads made from polydioxanone that are commonly used in biomedical practices for cardiothoracic surgery – specifically because they are fully absorbed by the body within 4-6 months and leave behind no scar tissue. The result is new collagen growth and improved skin structure that generates better hold and volume under the skin for over 1 year.

Who Can Benefit From NovaThreads?

Normally, faces have a defined “V” shape that gives it definition and a beautiful look. Over time, gravity and collagen loss can cause this shape to get lost. Restoring this look is usually the goal of a facelift, but NovaThreads can help redefine this shape without the need for extensive incisions or trauma on the surrounding tissues. This means NovaThreads is an excellent option for patients seeing the beginning signs of aging but who aren’t committed to a surgical procedure. NovaThreads can be used anywhere, and can even be used on the lower face, including the neck and jaw. With a combination approach including other non-surgical treatments like fillers, Botox® or MDSkin’s  FACEShape treatment, NovaThreads can redefine your look and your confidence for the long term.

How Does NovaThreads work?

NovaThreads treatments can be performed using a local anesthetic so you’re comfortable and relaxed at our state-of-the-art office. After we determine the right treatment approach for you and your goals, the threads are injected and inserted under the skin where they are gently lifted into a more upright position, bringing the skin and tissues with it. The threads remain under the skin where they will stimulate collagen growth and gradually be absorbed into the body. Overall, your appointment can take 2 hours. After treatment, you can return home.

Why Does MDSkin Offer NovaThreads?

At MDSkin, we’re passionate about options. While a surgical facelift is the gold standard – it isn’t for everyone. Novathreads can help to preserve your current face shape and even prolong the need for facelift surgery. NovaThreads presents an excellent new way to achieve a lifted and youthful look without surgery. With NovaThreads, you can enjoy a customized approach that is as unique as your look. The best part is, there’s no need for extensive recovery so you can get right back to your lifestyle. For a well-rounded approach, you can even pair it with any number of our industry-leading non-surgical treatment options.

What Can Be Expected After NovaThreads?

After your NovaThreads treatment, downtime is minimal and you can return to your regular work and social activities quickly. However, you can expect some redness and light swelling and bruising, so some patients choose to take the rest of the day off or even opt for treatment on a Friday and allow the weekend for swelling or bruising to subside. You’ll be given specific instructions to follow to get the best out of your results, including avoiding certain skincare products, sleeping on your side, and restricting exercise for one week. You’ll see results immediately with your final results emerging over the course of one or two months after treatment. During your follow-up appointments at 1 week and again at 8 weeks, we’ll ensure your treatment is going as planned and recommend your best options going forward.

Schedule a Consultation

At MDSkin, we’re proud to offer some of the best non-surgical treatments on the market. To meet with our team and learn more about how NovaThreads can transform your look, we invite you to contact our Scottsdale office by calling or filling out our online form.

QUICK FACTS


CONCERNS: Facial contours, skin laxity
SUITABLE FOR: Consultation required.
TREATMENT PREP: Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible, for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Read more here.
TREATMENT TIME: 2-hour appointment
COURSE OF TREATMENT: Follow up appointment is required 1 week after treatment.
RESULTS SEEN: Immediate results can be noticed depending on the type of thread used. Results can be seen over a 4-6 week period.
REPEAT: As directed by MDSkin provider.

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