Collagen Boost (PDO smooth threads)

Collagen Boost threads are fine collagen threads which are inserted within the layers of the skin, that stimulate and accelerate your own collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid providing long-term results that continue to improve over time. The treatment uses PDO smooth threads and is ideal for anyone looking to improve the quality, tone, and texture of their skin. Prices start from $599, and areas treated include face, brow, jaw and chin or tear trough.

*For all threads procedures, we advise clients to book an injectables consultation appointment to assess your suitability. 

 

downtime 1-2 Days
Pain ●●○○○
Treatment Time 60 - 90 minutes (+45 minutes numbing cream prep)
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HOW IT WORKS

Collagen Boost PDO threads involve the placement of smooth, absorbable threads underneath the skin. The threads contain polydioxanone (PDO) which is a biodegradable polymer that is slowly absorbed by your body over time.

The threads dissolve over time, creating collagen in the treated area, resulting in a plumper and more
youthful complexion.

Collagen Boost treats include face, brow, jaw and chin or tear trough.
RESULTS

Results may be visible immediately but generally develop over time as the PDO threads stimulate collagen production. Results last for up to 12 months as the threads naturally dissolve and are broken down by your body. Annual treatments are recommended for optimum results.

TREATMENT PREPARATION

Avoid blood-thinning medication (e.g. aspirin ibuprofen, fish oil, and St John’s wort) one week prior

WHAT TO EXPECT

Prior to your first treatment, our clinician will consult with you to assess your suitability for Collagen Boost PDO threads and discuss any concerns or questions you may have.

The procedure involves the threads being inserted under selected areas of the skin using a canula and needle. A numbing agent will be applied 45 minutes prior to treatment to minimise discomfort.

WHO IS NOT SUITABLE

Anyone who:

  • Is pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Has a severe auto-immune disease
  • Has a history of severe allergies
  • Has an active skin infection, such as a cold sore
  • Is unwell at the time of treatment, for example, cold or flu
  • Has a bleeding disorder
  • Is currently taking Warfarin
  • Has implants in treatment areas (jaw, orbit)
  • Has permanent or other bioactive fillers in the area to be treated
  • Is allergic or hypersensitive to polydioxanone, lidocaine, lignocaine, adrenaline or chlorhexidine.
  • Has recently undergone, or has planned in the next four weeks, dental work

If you are unsure, contact your clinic.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES
  • Swelling, redness, pain, itching, discoloration or tenderness at the treatment area, which is usually resolved within seven days
  • Puckering and/or irregularity of the skin, which is usually resolved within several days
POST-TREATMENT CARE
  • Apply cold packs that are wrapped to avoid direct contact with the skin and injection site 
  • Take analgesia such as paracetamol as required 
  • Refrain from make up for 24hrs
  • Refrain from exercise and sun exposure for two to three days 
  • Refrain from lying face down for three to five days 
  • Avoid facial treatment for two weeks 
  • Refrain from high impact sports for two weeks 
  • Avoid dental work, saunas and massages for four weeks 
FOLLOW-UP AND NEXT STEPS

To ensure that you are happy and that optimal results are achieved, it is recommended that you attend a review appointment and assessment after two weeks. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your treatment, please contact your clinic. If you have a concern out of clinic hours, please contact our after hours clinical care team on 1800 640 755. Your health and well-being is our priority.  

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