Aptos Thread 2G ® Description
Thread lift is an elevation of various face parts with special threads. The title Aptos ® is combined from two parts – a (negation) and ptosis, which translated from Latin means abasement, descent. The procedure where Aptos Thread 2G ® threads are used means literally «against descent». After lift, from 1 to 3 months, at the place of insignificant injury of connective tissue, new tissue with clear contours is formed. The main types of threads used are: free floating cogged or barbed threads which should not be suspended in order to hold the lift and smooth or suspension threads which should be anchored to a stable structure of the face or scalp.
Features of Aptos ® Thread 2G
Aptos ® Thread 2G are absorbable threads with straight, hollow needles. The application area is brow, check-bone area, mental area and submental area. Thanks to this method, it is possible to achieve long-term results with minimal trauma of soft tissues without cuts and scars. Traditional three edged/triangular needles are temporarily connected with medical adhesive to perform single puncture with both needles. Three edged needle will allow differentiating the necessary layer and is suitable for building specialists.
Benefits of Aptos ® Thread 2G
Lifting with Aptos ® threads is a real facelift which presupposes movement of tissues to new position. During this procedure, bio-compatible threads made from polypropylene are placed into the soft tissues of the face through small (2-3mm) cuts. Microscopic notches (a kind of anchors) are throughout these threads which help to move the skin and then fix it in necessary position. Facelift with Aptos ® threads was conducted with local anaesthesia and takes around 1-1.5 hours. The initial result is visible immediately after the procedure, and the final result can be assessed in 2-3 weeks. During that period the patient should avoid active expression and masticatory movements. Effect is maintained for 2-3 years.
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