Contour Thread is the only suture product cleared by the FDA for the elevation and fixation of face, brow and neck areas. These specifically designed sutures are fashioned from clear polypropylene, a material that has been safely used in the body for many years, in other medical products.
Now it is easier than ever to look younger, without the knife — no incisions — only a local anesthetic is used.
If you have ever looked in the mirror and pulled your cheek or eyebrow skin and wished it would stay there, there is now a new technique that will make this a reality. Dr. Tcheupdjian and his staff are one of a limited number of physicians in Illinois who has been trained in this procedure. Thread lifts offer better holding power than other methods and are fixed in place to prevent migration.
As the aging process begins, the connective tissue thins and collagen and elastic fibers break down. These changes in the support structures appear as sagging, deep creases, folds and wrinkles that can appear in your thirties.
A procedure with patented Contour Threads is a safe, conservative and effective one that offers subtle, natural-looking results. Contour threads are specially designed sutures are fashioned from clear polypropylene, a material that has been safely used in the body for many years in many other medical products. By gently shifting sagging tissues in an upward direction, this technique allows the surgeon to produce a relaxed, natural and fresh appearance while preserving and enhancing the natural contours of your face. This procedure does not replace a conventional facelift; rather, it offers patients an innovative, “lunchtime,” no down time approach to restore a more relaxed and natural appearance.
A consultation with Dr. Tcheupdjian, who has been fully trained in this procedure, is the first step. To ensure a high level of safety and accuracy, all our physicians have completed a training course on the surgical technique.
In general, the best candidates for the thread lift procedure include women and men past their thirties through their sixties who show early signs of sagging, jowls, droopy eyebrows and who desire a more youthful appearance but do not want a conventional full Face Lift or Brow Lift procedure.
If you wish to look years younger, lift your face or droopy brow and you wish to do this without down time then this is for you.