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MINT Thread Lift

Face Value is now offering MINT Thread Lift, a safe and minimally invasive procedure using absorbable thread to redefine and restore lost elasticity and volume to the face, creating a beautiful and natural result. It is less invasive than traditional facelift surgery and more convenient, involves less risk and is less expensive.  The procedure takes only 30 - 60 minutes and local anaesthetic is used to minimise any discomfort.

 

How does MINT Thread Lift work?

The MINT Thread Lift does two things; firstly, the threads cause tension in the skin that gives an immediate lifting effect. Secondly, the material that the threads are made of, PDO, stimulates the production of collagen, elastin and hyalronic acid in the skin which results in firmer skin.

 

Who is suitable for this procedure?

This procedure is recommended for both men and women, over the age of 30, who are showing signs of ageing, but do not want to undergo a full facelift or any heavy invasive surgery. The MINT Thread Lift treatment exists as a non-surgical alternative to invasive surgery.

 

Which areas can be treated with the MINT Thread Lift?

MINT lift can be used to treat many different areas of the face:

  • Facial Contour: redefines the contour of the face, firming the skin and giving a fuller look to the cheeks
  • Lower Jaw: the contour of the face regains definiation and cheeks are redifined
  • Neck: provides more definition and a stronger contour, giving the neck a sleeker appearance
  • Cheeksthe cheeks and cheekbones appear fuller and the nasolabial fold is reduced
  • Eyebrows: open up the eye area, raising the outer edge of the eyebrow.

 

What does the procedure involve?

A small injection of local anaesthetic is applied to the area being treated, then the ad is placed under the skin. This is done usually through a small incision or with a fine needle. Once the thread is in place, slight compression of the tissue is performed to reshape it by hand and to obtain the desired lifting effect. There may be slight swelling or bruising following the treatment, this will subside within a few days. Some discomfort may be experienced but can be managed with paracetamol.

 

When can I see results and how long will it last?

Results can be seen immediately and will continue to improve over time. Full results may be seen around 6-12 weeks post procedure  and will last up to 12 months.


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