Thread lifts don’t work – part 2Posted on October 20, 2010
In journalism, reporters are always excited when they “scoop” the competition – and report on a story before the other guys. So, I’m pleased to report a bit of a “scoop” here. Last May, we discussed the thread lift technique and commented on how it didn’t work for very long, and how the results were subtle and short-term at best.
Just this week, in the highly respected Yearbook of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, I see two reports on threadlifts. The authors note that the results are dismal:
“rates of revision surgery…are high after threadlift”
“time to revisional surgery is short”
“results achieved by threadlift are subtle and short-lived”
“threadlift is not a minimally invasive replacement for rhytidectomy (facelift)”
“the threadlift provides only limited short-term improvement”
Summary: There are surgeons locally that recommend and use threadlifts. Just say no – don’t have threadlift procedures done. The experts feel they are a waste of time and money, as they are quite ineffective and don’t last.
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