At a Glance

At a Glance

Downtime:

Acne Scar Treatment Can Bring a Downtime Of 2-5 days.

Treatment duration:

20-30 minutes.

Aftercare:

Avoid active skin treatments over the skin for 5 days. SPF 50 use is recommended for 5-7 days. No Makeup for 24 hours.

Results can last:

Permanent after 3-6 sessions.

Common side effects:

Swelling, bruising and mild tenderness at the treated site.

Treatment comfort:

Relatively painless following use of local anaesthetics.

Price:

From £290.

PDO, or polydiaxanone, Threads are an innovative technique used in aesthetics to lift soft tissue and stimulate an increase in collagen production in order to target sagging skin, fine lines, wrinkles, thinning skin and work as an acne scar treatment for a smooth and refreshed skin look and feel.

Skin Rejuvenating Threads or Monothreads are smooth, thin PDO threads which are placed in a mesh like fashion to target sagging and crepey skin. The controlled and sustained stimulation of the skin causes collagen production over 6-8 weeks until the threads dissolve. They dissolve a lot faster than other threads because of how thin they are.

For acne scarring Monothreads work in a two fold action – the needle used to insert the threads uses a subsition technique to cut any retracting old acne scars. Secondly once the needle is removed the threads left behind will stimulate collagen production in the long run causing the skin to become plumper and more even in appearance.

All Skin Rejuvenating Thread treatments and Acne Scar Treatment can be carried out in less than an hour using local anaesthetic to minimise discomfort with minimal downtime. The effects of these techniques are typically permanent after 3-6 sessions.

Acne Scar Treatment

PDO, or polydiaxanone, Threads are an innovative technique used in aesthetics to lift soft tissue and stimulate an increase in collagen production in order to target sagging skin, fine lines, wrinkles, thinning skin and work as an acne scar treatment for a smooth and refreshed skin look and feel.

Skin Rejuvenating Threads or Monothreads are smooth, thin PDO threads which are placed in a mesh like fashion to target sagging and crepey skin. The controlled and sustained stimulation of the skin causes collagen production over 6-8 weeks until the threads dissolve. They dissolve a lot faster than other threads because of how thin they are.

For acne scarring Monothreads work in a two fold action – the needle used to insert the threads uses a subsition technique to cut any retracting old acne scars. Secondly once the needle is removed the threads left behind will stimulate collagen production in the long run causing the skin to become plumper and more even in appearance.

All Skin Rejuvenating Thread treatments and Acne Scar Treatment can be carried out in less than an hour using local anaesthetic to minimise discomfort with minimal downtime. The effects of these techniques are typically permanent after 3-6 sessions.

Treatments — Skin
SAS - ACNE SCAR TREATMENT

At a Glance

At a Glance

Downtime:

Acne Scar Treatment Can Bring a Downtime Of 2-5 days.

Treatment duration:

20-30 minutes.

Aftercare:

Avoid active skin treatments over the skin for 5 days. SPF 50 use is recommended for 5-7 days. No Makeup for 24 hours.

Results can last:

Permanent after 3-6 sessions.

Common side effects:

Swelling, bruising and mild tenderness at the treated site.

Treatment comfort:

Relatively painless following use of local anaesthetics.

Price:

From £290.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are PDO Threads?

PDO stands for polydioxanone which is a commonly used suture material by surgeons across the world in a variety of procedures. In aesthetics, there are two main types of PDO threads that both tighten and rejuvenate the skin.

  • Regenerative threads are smooth and act by stimulating the body to lay down collagen which in turns reinforces the skins’ natural structure. This process will improve the skins’ laxity, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and scars making it a great Acne Scar Treatment
  • Lifting threads have a more complex design which acts in a Velcro manner to lift the skin without any sutures.
What happens to PDO Threads over time?

The hair thin PDO threads begin to dissolve after 6 weeks and in their place your skin will lay down extra collagen to boost the skin turgor and elasticity.

Does the thread stay in my skin?

Yes, the thread is dissolvable so over time your body will absorb it fully but until then the PDO thread will remain in place and create tightness, after it dissolves it creates a biological  stimulus of collagen neosynthesis in the skin.

Is the treatment painful?

You will receive a local anaesthetic injection similar to that used by your dentist, this will numb the area and make the treatment pain free. The effects of the numbing injection will last up to 6 hours.

Are PDO Threads better than Dermal Fillers?

The two work differently. Dermal fillers replace or add volume to areas of the face where it’s needed. PDO threads lift droopy skin. Depending on each individual case the best results may be achieved through a combination of the two.

What are the complications with thread lift?

The treatment is relatively safe, with minor complications such as swelling and bruising however there is a slightly increased risk of infection with PDO threads compared to other treatments, there is a small risk of nerve damage as well a negligible risk of scarring. During your appointment your doctor will explain the measures you must take to avoid and reduce the likelihood of these occurring.

What do I have to avoid before and after the treatment?

As with all aesthetics treatments, consumption of alcohol should be avoided for 12 hours before and after treatment, the same is said for smoking but for 6 hours. Specific to thread lifts, you should avoid strenuous exercise for 2 weeks after the treatment. Some clients maybe advised to go on a liquid diet for 3 -5 after the treatment. Depending on your medical conditions some clients who are diabetic or more prone to infection should take antibiotics for a short period after the treatment.

Other post treatment precautions will depend on which area is treated and will be discussed with you in depth during your clinic appointment.

Who can’t have the treatment?

This treatment is not recommended for pregnant women, those who are unable to avoid strenuous exercise for a period of two weeks such as athletes or those working in the fitness industry. Those with obesity are discouraged from having this treatment.

How often should the treatment be repeated?

For those wanting to build on their results, multiple treatments 6-8 weeks are recommended. With each treatment the results will last longer with an annual or bi-annual maintenance recommended for the majority of clients.

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Sas Aesthetics and their staff offer a relaxing and professional experience. Reasonable prices as well. I highly recommend them for skin care.
Eric Albrecht
Eric Albrecht
2022-02-06
I booked my appointment after reading reviews here and I'm so glad I did. Very pleasant and attentive staff. I highly recommend this place and definitely going back for more!
Emilia Hagel
Emilia Hagel
2022-01-19
Extremely competent and polite. You are in very good hands here. Always my pleasure!
Matthew Cooper
Matthew Cooper
2022-01-16
I came to this clinic and had fox eyes and lip filler done. 3 months later i came back because i loved my results so much the first time i wanted a touch up while keeping things looking as natural as possible.. Dr. Mahsa is an artist. I asked for natural Lips and although we used enough filler, they look so amazing. I couldnt be happier! As for the fox eyes I dont think there is a more experienced doctor performing these treatments. Could'nt recommend enough! Thank you for giving me such a confidence boost SAS. See you again next year ;)
Elena P Kurkinski
Elena P Kurkinski
2021-12-09
great clinic, the staff are friendly and it's very relaxed. the doctor is a real listener and my results were fantastic
Helen Rhodes
Helen Rhodes
2021-11-23
I had multiple treatments done here for my aging eyes and I couldn't be happier! the doctor was very caring and professional, her team were always there for support and to answer my questions. I can't fault this clinic, would definitel recommend
Lauren G
Lauren G
2021-11-23
Thank you for giving me the highest quality service and professionalism that you did. She was lovely and really explained everything. I will definitely be coming back to the clinic.
Melissa Uddin
Melissa Uddin
2021-11-04

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