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Dr. Enzenbacher Answers Your Questions about PDO Threads - Zen Medical Care

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2023 11:00:00 AM / by Janis L. Enzenbacher, MD

PDO Threads

Dr. Enzenbacher is excited to be offering PDO Threads along with other facial esthetics treatments including Botox and dermal fillers. What are PDO Threads?

PDO threads are a sterile, single-use, polydioxanone biodegradable suture in cannula. PDO Threads are a type of non-invasive and non-surgical cosmetic treatment that helps reverse the visible signs of aging on the face and neck. Polydioxanone is a common chemical compound that has been used in surgical settings, specifically the suturing of incisions, for years. 

How do they work? 
They even boost collagen production build collagen and other structural proteins in the skin. Placing threads under the skin initiates collagen production in the treatment area, which leads to increased volume and skin tightening overtime.

Are they safe?
Yes, they are FDA approved, safe and effective! Not only are they safe, but they are a non-surgical natural product.  Threads are minimally invasive and have very little tissue reaction.  They are one of the safest facial esthetics procedures. There is no risk of a vascular compromise such as occlusion or vascular compression. 

What are Sold Filler Smoothing Threads?
Smoothing threads are a type of PDO thread great for patients looking for basic skin rejuvenation and tightening. Smooth threads are mono-filament sutures placed in an ultra-thin walled, sharp cannula. 

What areas of the face and neck can be treated?
Smoothing threads can be used on tough to treat acne scars, glabella lines, crows feet, nasolabial folds, smoker's lines, eyebrow, chin and upper neck lift Smoothing threads can be use in conjunction with dermal fillers and Botox to achieve maximum results.

How long do results last?
Results last up to 24 months. Patients typically come in 2-3 times until desired result are achieved. 

Contact Dr. Enzenbacher for your Facial Esthetic Consult Today!

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