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Thread Lift in Vancouver: Everything You Need to Know About Thread Lift Part I

Of the signs of aging, the most disheartening can be the loss of volume and structure in your face. As we age, the body slows in its production of collagen and the skin loses elasticity. Because of this, the features of the face can begin to sink, droop, or otherwise start to drift in ways that can render a face almost unrecognizable to its owner.

While cosmetic surgery is an option, many do not have the desire to deal with the recovery time, price, or potential complications of invasive plastic surgery. And while many minimally invasive treatments exist, they differ drastically in what (and how much) they can address.

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Thread lift is an exciting and effective minimally invasive procedure to lift the skin of the face, restore facial volume, and regain the youthful appearance you may have lost over time. At Sparrow MD, we believe that it is crucial to thoroughly research any cosmetic procedure you may be considering. That is why in this article, we will walk you through the thread lift procedure, cover the associated benefits and risks, and answer some frequently asked questions you may have. If you’re looking for a non-surgical solution to help you fight the signs of aging, this guide will help you decide if a thread lift may be right for you.

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What is a Thread Lift?

线雕,也被称为缝合悬吊,是一种微创手术,用于提升和重新定位松弛的皮肤,并增加下颚线、眼部下方、额部和颧骨等部位的面部体积。线雕手术具有较短的恢复时间和持久的、非常自然的效果,部分原因是它能刺激皮肤自身的愈合机制,并改善面部弹性。

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How Does Thread Lift in Vancouver Work?

A suture suspension involves the use of a cannula or needle to thread absorbable sutures beneath the skin of the face. The threads are strung with micro cones, which go into the skin lined up straight and are then allowed to rotate around on their axis. They hook onto the tissue beneath the skin, forcing the tissue to adhere tighter to itself, suspending the skin, creating a tighter, “lifted” appearance to the skin, and helping reshape the contours of the face.

随着时间的推移,锥形物会逐渐分解并无害地被皮肤吸收。然而,这个过程有一个次要效果,即刺激身体对线缝的存在产生更高水平的天然胶原蛋白生产,作为愈合反应。因此,即使线缝被吸收,组织仍然继续在更年轻的状态下愈合,面部在随后的“重新塑造”阶段中持续改善皮肤的外观和体积。

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What are the Benefits of Thread Lifts?

The thread lift procedure in Vancouver is a minimally invasive treatment used to provide lift to facial skin and return the volume to areas of the face. It can be performed in under an hour with only a local anesthetic and will show immediate, natural-looking results and continued improvement thereafter as collagen production is stimulated by the threads, making the procedure a safe and cost-effective alternative to expensive and invasive plastic surgery.

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埋线提拉的好处包括:

  1. Lifting and re-volumizing areas of the face that have grown lax with age, including:
    • 鼻唇沟(从鼻子两侧延伸到嘴角的线条)
    • Hollowed or sagging cheeks
    • Sunken undereye area
    • Jowls and jawline
    • Brow line
    • 额头
  2. Realigning features to address facial asymmetry
  3. Lifting and “brightening” eyes

此外,线雕也是男性的一个很好的选择,他们想要保持更年轻的外观,但又担心无法隐藏更侵入性的面部提升手术的疤痕。

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How Soon After a Thread Lift Will I See Results?

You will be able to see the results immediately after your thread lift procedure! As the lifting is done physically by the cones pulling on the tissue beneath the skin, the results are instantaneous. After the initial procedure, the volume and appearance of your skin will continue improving as collagen production is stimulated and collagen builds up around the cones. This benefit of the procedure can mean that results can continue to improve for months after the fact.

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How Long Do Thread Lifts Last?

The results of a thread lift can be visible for anywhere from three to four years, making thread lifts one of the longest-lasting minimally invasive cosmetic procedures on the market.  While the sutures themselves will dissipate over the first year, the neocollogenesis (aka the buildup of new collagen in the area) triggered by the threads means you may see continued improvement long past when the sutures have mostly been absorbed.

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How Much Do Thread Lifts in Vancouver Cost?

Prices for a thread lift vary greatly depending on the physician and the clinic, and even the city or town where the procedure is performed. It will also, of course, vary depending on the specifics of the procedure itself, based on the number of threads injected and what specific issues are being addressed.

In Vancouver, the price of a thread lift is starting at approximately $1,500 for a single thread but can run you anywhere from $1,500 to $6,000.

Remember, like with most cosmetic procedures, it is very important to get your thread lift done only by a reputable physician and at a reputable medical clinic clinic. While this may potentially mean a larger cost per session, it will ensure you get the result you are looking for and prevent needless complications that require expensive fixes down the line or even leave lasting damage.

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Are Thread Lifts Safe?

When performed by an experienced licensed practitioner, thread lifts are very safe procedures with little risk of serious complications! While some discomfort and swelling may occur in the immediate aftermath, you should even be able to return to a normal day’s activities immediately after.

In a thread lift performed specifically with Silhouette InstaLift®, the sutures, as well as the cones, are composed of are made from PLLA and PLGA (Poly L Lactic Acid & Poly Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid). PLGA is a biocompatible and biodegradable polymer with a long history of use in medical devices and implants. Over time, PLGA undergoes electrolysis in the body, splitting into its constituent chemicals—lactic acid and glycolic acid, both of which occur naturally in the body.

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This makes PLGA a perfect material for this procedure, as it breaks down harmlessly over time, all the while stimulating your body’s natural skin tightening abilities. Silhouette InstaLift® was approved for use in cosmetic procedures by Health Canada in 2020, but was in use in many places for years prior, having been approved by the FDA in 2015.

请记住,在考虑进行整形手术时,即使是一种您知道材料安全的微创手术,也非常重要的是要进行调查研究并选择一位声誉良好的医疗专业人士。经验丰富的从业者在手术前总是会详细了解您的医疗史,以确保他们了解任何潜在的并发症。找一位信誉良好的专业人士将确保手术按照最佳实践安全进行,而且您也会知道您会获得尽可能最好的结果。

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Am I a Good Candidate for Thread Lift in Vancouver?

线雕埋线提拉是安全且微创的,大多数人都能从该手术中获得良好的效果。尽管如此,有些因素可能会使你比大多数人更适合进行这项手术。

从身体上来说,埋线提拉的理想候选人具有强壮的骨骼结构,皮肤足够厚以防止皮下的锥体凸起,以及轻度至中度的面部松弛,单纯使用填充剂无法治疗。

Psychologically, good candidates are those who wish to rejuvenate their facial appearance but are not interested in or not ready for plastic surgery. They have a clear understanding of what a thread lift can and can’t do and are realistic about the results they can expect. They are also prepared to follow aftercare instructions as needed to ensure the best results.

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一些医疗条件会使您不适合接受线雕,因此在进行治疗前与您的医疗专业人士讨论您的医疗史非常重要。如果您具有以下情况,则可能不适合进行埋线提拉术:

  • 对多价材料过敏
  • 怀孕或正在哺乳期
  • 在注射区域内或附近有活动性感染或炎症
  • 正在服用血液稀释剂或最近服用过血液稀释药物
  • 患有出血性疾病或自身免疫疾病
  • 具有瘢痕疤痕的倾向

If you’re unsure whether all of this applies to you, do not worry. A consultation session with our health care providers will always be done before your thread lift in the clinic. Our doctors who are specialized in thread lifts will speak with you to address any concerns and ensure you are medically and psychologically a good candidate for the procedure. If you still have questions, book a consultation today to ask more questions.

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Where Can I Get a Thread Lift in Vancouver?

If you are a Vancouver resident looking for a reputable place to get a Thread lift, you should look no further than Sparrow MD.

Sparrow MD marries the reliability of a professional clinic with a luxurious boutique atmosphere. Their team of highly trained medical practitioners specializes in performing minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, including thread lift. Don’t trust your face with any less than the best.

You can find the clinic at:
2760 W Broadway,
Suite 209, Vancouver,
BC, V6K 4M2
P: 604-757-6404

Or visit them online at https://sparrowmd.ca/ and book your appointment today!

Medical Author

Dr. Zhai MD, CCFP

Dr. Zhai MD, CCFP

Dr. Jacqueline Zhai is a medical doctor with advanced training in aesthetic medicine. She is registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC). She is also a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine (CAAM). Dr. Zhai focuses on delivering natural results that are tailored to each and every one of her patients. She is passionate about providing her clients with the most advanced and up-to-date treatment options. Dr. Zhai and her team are constantly updating their knowledge and translating this into patient care. Dr. Zhai loves both the artistic and personal nature of her work. She dedicates her work to helping her clients look and feel confident at any age.

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