MINT PDO is an acronym for “Minimally Invasive Nonsurgical Thread Polydioxanone.” The last is the material out of which the thread is made. Polydioxanone is biocompatible, which means there is no chance of rejection. MINT PDO is also absorbed by the body. Surgeons have been using it to close wounds in cardiovascular and orthopedic procedures for well over a decade. MINT PDO has been approved by the FDA.
Candidates for MINT PDO should be in overall good health, have healthy habits, and have had a stable weight for at least three months.
What Does A Minimally Invasive Face Lift Involve?
MINT PDO can be used on just about any part of the neck or face. The patient will need only a local anesthetic. Unlike surgical facelifts, MINT PDO does not require large incisions. The surgeon will use a sterilized needle to penetrate to the skin’s deeper layers, and the thread has barbs that will latch onto the sagging skin tissues and pull them into place.
How Long Do the Results Last?
The effects can last for well over a year, as MINT PDO also stimulates the production of collagen. The body will absorb the threads over the next six to eight months, and it will continue producing collagen for another three to six months after that.
The patient will see the effects immediately after the procedure.
What Is the Recovery Like?
There is minimal risk of scarring since the incisions are small. The side effects are equally mild; the most common side effects include swelling, dimpling, and bruising.
Most patients can immediately resume their usual routine after treatment. If they wish to exercise or engage in other vigorous activities, they need to discuss the matter with their surgeon.
Contact MINT PDO Thread or visit www.mintpdo.com to learn more about a minimally invasive face lift.