What is Aptos Thread?
Aptos Thread otherwise known as “Feather Lift” is a safe, quick, non-surgical procedure which can lift, contour and suspend the sagging tissues of the face and neck. It was invented in 1999 by a Russian cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Marlen Sulamanidze.
What imperfections can Aptos Thread improve?
Aptos Thread can be used to raise the brow and pull back the neck. It is also useful for patients with drooping soft tissue of the face and neck, those with weakly pronounced aesthetic contours, younger people with flaccid or flat faces, and for people with premature aged faces and necks.
How does Aptos Thread work?
Aptos Threads used in this procedure are made of monofilament material called “polypropylene”. These threads have cogs or barbs which lie in one direction. Once inserted under the skin, these will form permanent support structure for the tissues of the face and neck to lift and contour it. The results are improved over time as collagen encapsulates and “bunches” around the threads leading to an even further lifting effect.
How long does it take?
The procedure takes approximately 30 minutes to an hour depending on the number of areas to be treated.
Who are the candidates for this procedure?
Individuals in good physical, emotional and mental health, with realistic expectations, no serious health defects, have reasonably normal skin thickness and have the desire to improve sagging tissue of the face and neck.