Absorbable Thread Lift / Non-Surgical Facelift

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Fort Lauderdale's permiere medical spa at the South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery has served over 10,000 clients. Known for delivering the highest level of service, quality, and the latest in medical spa treatments.

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Facelift procedures require significant surgery and considerable downtime. We offer a non-surgical alternative that can dramatically reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. PDO threads are synthetic absorbable surgical sutures used to induce collagen production and improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The Absorbable Thread Lift or "Non-Surgical Facelift" uses these threads to stimulate collagen production and improve skin laxity.

Fort Lauderdale’s premier medical spa at the South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery is known for delivering the highest level of service quality, and the latest in medical spa treatments. We have been trusted for over 15 years and served over 10,000 clients to date. Our practice is one of the top medical spas in South Florida, with a high Google Review rating and over 300 5-star reviews.

We understand that cosmetic treatments can be a significant financial investment. For specials and promotions, be sure to check out our Special Member Pricing. Our exclusive deals can help make your procedure(s) more affordable and more convenient.

A Thread Lift procedure is an alternative to surgery used to correct loose, sagging skin by lifting tissue and inducing collagen production. It requires minimal downtime and is safe, minimally invasive and FDA-approved. At The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery, we’ve seen thousands of patients who desired a fresher, more youthful appearance but didn’t want to undergo extensive surgery. The Absorbable Thread Lift provides instant results and requires minimal downtime, so you can resume normal activities within 24 hours.

Prices vary based on the type of threads used and the area treated. Our smaller twist and smooth threads begin at $70 per thread. Larger, barbed threads are priced per area, some common areas treated are: neck – $999, jowls – $1,200, and mid-face – $1,400.

Starting at $999

  • Complete treatment in less than an hour, on average.
  • Stimulate collagen production to improve skin laxity.
  • Lift sagging skin in the cheeks, jowls, and neck and reduce wrinkles.
  • Redefine the contours of the face.

Before & After

Actual Patients Shown Before And After Surgery. Your Results May Vary.

    The Process

    Before Treatment

    First, your Physician Assistant will take your complete medical history to determine if you are a good candidate for treatment. Then, they’ll perform a comprehensive examination to determine which areas may benefit from an absorbable thread lift. Your Physician Assistant will work with you to address your concerns and create the best treatment plan for you. They will also explain the procedure in detail and give you an idea of the results you can expect.


    First, your Physician Assistant will inject the desired treatment area(s) with a local anesthetic to mitigate pain. PDO threads are then introduced under the skin using a delicate needle or fine microcannula. Once in place, the needle is removed and the PDO threads are left to stimulate collagen production.

    Post Treatment

    Minimal downtime is associated with an absorbable thread lift. Most patients can resume normal daily activities within 3 days but, should refrain from physical activity for 1-2 weeks. You should gently wash the treated areas on the same day but do not rub or massage the areas for 2 weeks. It is normal to experience a stinging pain or discomfort after treatment. Your Physician Assistant will give you a detailed list of post-treatment guidelines before you leave the center.

    PDO threads, which stands for polydioxanone, are synthetic absorbable surgical sutures. PDO threads are used to temporarily enhance the appearance of the area being treated and have been proven to be one of the safest materials to be implanted in the body.

    PDO threads help redefine facial contours, lift skin and tissue and induce collagen production. Full results are reached approximately 3 months after treatment, once collagen has naturally formed around the thread. The thread is safely absorbed, and collagen in the treated area increases by 100%. Results typically last between 8-14 months.

    Noticeable improvements can be seen immediately and continue to improve over 3 months as new collagen forms around and between threads.

    Both treatments are intended to improve the skin’s firmness and texture. An absorbable thread lift uses the insertion of threads to lift and tighten the underlying muscles whereas, facelift surgery removes excess skin to create a smoother appearance. Since no incision is required, the absorbable thread lift doesn’t require general anesthesia, and it causes little to no scarring.


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    Patient pictures are showing Before and After results are actual patients – Individual results vary. Client Testimonials are based on personal experience and are the opinion of individual clients. Any claims made on this website are intended to provide information about procedures provided here. Realistic Individual results will be discussed with you based on your information with an initial consult with a doctor or health care professional provided for your free consultation. The information provided is NOT intended as medical advice and is for your general knowledge only.