PDO Threads

Dr. Mary Dickerson and her team at LA Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center offer the greatest nonsurgical facelift treatment options like PDO threads for a younger looking you in Baton Rouge. There are many solutions for fine lines out there, but once skin starts to sag, seeking anti-aging treatments without surgery can seem challenging. We can help you decide whether PDO thread lifting is right for you.


Men and women alike have benefited from PDO threads to tighten the look of skin and remove wrinkles and sagging from problem areas. PDO Threads can be used to lift and reshape:

  • Jaw Line
  • Nose ridge & tip
  • Saggy Jowls
  • Double Chin thread lift
  • Crow’s Feet
  • Marionette Lines
  • General Skin Tightening


The ThreadLift is accomplished by using tiny surgical prolene sutures to lift and support droopy elements of the brow, cheek, jowls, and upper neck, without removing any skin. Different sutures and lengths will be used depending upon the area(s) you need lifted.


It takes anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes to complete the lifting session depending on the complexity of the case and the desired results. In the vast majority of cases you can immediately return to normal activities within a day. Dr. Dickerson will give you specific guidance and direction on what to expect.

​PDO thread lift is an FDA-approved procedure that is very safe. The invasion is minimal, however, you can expect mild swelling, redness, and soreness in the affected area for a few days after the procedure. You can also experience a sensation of tightness that can last for a couple of weeks. We assure you that there is nothing to worry about.

The results are immediate as your tissues are lifted, tightened and repositioned. As time goes on the lifting effect is slightly diminished, but as new collagen grows, the results will continue to improve. Overall, the effects of lifting and tightening can last up to 2 years. We strongly recommend that our patients come for an interval touch up to increase the duration of results.

​Since this is a minimally invasive procedure, you will be able to continue with your regular activities as soon as the next day. But we do not recommend that you schedule an appointment for face threading if you have a special event to attend within the next two weeks. This is simply because you may experience some swelling and bruising. Facial massages, extractions, peels and intense workouts will have to be postponed for 2-4 weeks.

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