Some of the increased interest in recent years can be attributed to dramatic improvements in technology. Old thread lifts from past decades utilized permanent plastic that could result in awful side effects, including “rejection” of the threads, causing them to rise to the surface of the skin. They subsequently lost FDA approval in 2009. The new sutures — which arrived around 2015 — are made with dissolvable materials with far fewer complications.
If you now have a ton of questions about thread lifts, you’re not alone. Below, TZR gathered the essential answers from top doctors and a real thread lift patient.