We offer consultations with our highly qualified Cosmetic Doctors and Nurses for you to discuss a range of concerns you might have about the appearance of your skin, including reducing the appearance of wrinkles, volume loss and enhancement, improving skin hydration, boosting collagen production and more.

Paris Lift (PDO mechanical threads)

The Paris Lift non-surgically repositions and supports sagging skin caused by ageing using absorbable PDO mechanical threads, with results visible instantly and improving over time. The treatment is ideal for reducing deep nasolabial folds, heavy jowls and sagging cheeks. A Paris Lift can also sharpen your jawline and restore lost volume.


downtime 2-3 Days
Pain ●●●●●
Treatment Time 60 - 90 minutes
Price From $2500
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The Paris Lift involves inserting absorbable mechanical threads via a cannula into the deep layer of skin. The thread is made of polydioxanone (PDO) which is a biodegradable polymer that is slowly absorbed by your body over time.

The threads naturally stimulate your body to regenerate fibroblasts which create collagen and stimulate your own elastin and hyaluronic acid. The Paris Lift provides a long-lasting*, more lifted and youthful appearance.

The Paris Lift treats your face, jawline and neck.


Results are visible immediately and 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.

  • Avoid blood-thinning medication (e.g. aspirin ibuprofen, fish oil, and St John’s wort) one week prior
  • Advise us if you are allergic to anesthetic

Prior to your first treatment, our doctor will consult with you to assess your suitability for thread lifts 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. Local anesthetic will be applied prior to treatment to minimise discomfort.


Anyone who:

  • Is pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Has a severe auto-immune disease
  • Has received vaccination for COVID-19 within the last 2 weeks or have a vaccination planned within the next 2 weeks
  • Has severe allergies manifested by a history of anaphylaxis, or history or presence of multiple severe allergies
  • Currently has an active skin infection, cold sores, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis or a healing wound 
  • Has acute or chronic cutaneous disease in the treatment area
  • Has active sepsis or infection, including chronic systemic infection
  • Currently has concurrent febrile status (e.g. flu, cold, sinusitis, UTI) 
  • Has a bleeding disorder
  • Is currently taking Warfarin
  • Has permanent or other bioactive fillers in the area to be treated
  • Is allergic or hypersensitive to polydioxanone, lidocaine, lignocaine, adrenaline or chlorhexidine.
  • Has had major dental work in the past four weeks, or scheduled in the next four weeks (including wisdom teeth removal, root canal or any procedure related to the soft tissue (gum disease), veneers, crowns, bridges, dentures, and the fitting of braces)
  • Has had minor dental work within the last two weeks or scheduled in the next two weeks (including scale and clean, routine tooth extraction, fillings, and tooth whitening)
  • Has been given antibiotics post dental intervention (a period of two weeks is required before threads can be given)
  • Has any planned surgical procedure 4 weeks pre or post appointment

If you are unsure, contact your clinic

  • Bruising, 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
  • Headache
  • 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
  • Refrain from high impact sports for two weeks
  • Avoid dental work, saunas and massages for four weeks

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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