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Aptos threads
Surgery
Dermatology
Aptos threads
What is the difference between absorbable and non-absorbable threads?

Absorbable and non-absorbable threads differ in thread composition. Non-absorbable threads consist of polypropylene, surgical suturing material that is used in surgery for more than 50 years. Absorbable threads are composed of polylactic acid in combination with caprolactone.

Absorbable threads have double action of immediate lifting and collagen regenerating effect. As absorbable threads start absorption, polylactic acid helps skin boost its natural collagen, thus further redefining your skin and achieving longer result.

Results after non-absorbable threads lasts from 2.5 to 5 years, for absorbable threads – from 1.5 to 2 years. Besides, non-absorbable threads are used more in older patients with heavy tissues.

Can APTOS threads be used in complete safety?

Absorbable threads as well as non-absorbable ones consist of non-allergic material used in medicine for many years. The materials are well studied. Non-absorbable threads consist of polypropylene and absorbable threads are composed of polylactic acid in combination with caprolactone.

Can thread lift be carried out while flu?

Flu affects your immune system, therefore thread lift procedure has to be carried out after the disease has resolved.

Are there any contraindications to thread lift?

Thread lift cannot be performed if you experience

  • Localized or systemic infectious diseases
  • Skin and connective tissue diseases
  • Malignancy
  • Keloid predisposition
Who is the candidate for thread lift?

Candidates for thread lifts include adults at any age group.

What kind of anesthesia is used for thread lift?

Thread Lift is usually performed using a local anesthetic at an intervention area. Ultracaine is mainly used to perform the anesthesia. Sometimes ubesthesine and lidocaine can be used as well

How many times can thread lift be performed?

Thread lift can be performed several times. As many absorbable threads you use as better result you achieve, because polylactic acid helps to create framework under the skin, providing strong fixation of tissues even after full degradation of threads.

How long the does the rehabilitation period last after thread lift?

Thread lift has practically no downtime. It can last from 4 to 5 days according to the thread type and areas treated.

Surgery
Can upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty be performed simultaneously?

Both operations can performed simultaneously without harm to your health and any complications.

What kind of anesthesia is used for blepharoplasty?

Both local and intravenous anesthesia can be performed while blepharoplasty.

How long the does the rehabilitation period last after blepharoplasty?

The rehabilitation period lasts for about 2 weeks after blepharoplasty, but it depends on the individual characteristics of the patients. It also depends on the areas treated (upper / lower eyelid or both). In case of treatment of one area, minimum of downtime is needed.

Do implants prevent women from breastfeeding?

Breast implants have no impact on lactation. The overwhelming majority of women who have breast implants can breastfeed.

Please consult your surgeon if you are planning to become pregnant.

Do scars from breast augmentation ever fade completely?

Breast augmentation can be performed through submammar or periareolar insision. Any way they are designed at a natural folds and within the crease below the breast. Although a scar will never completely disappear, the scar created after breast augmentation tends to fade significantly.

Dermatology
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