thread-lifting can be compared to a face lift and procedures fall into two categories.
FREE FLOATING THREADS are inserted beneath the skin under a local anaesthetic and pulled into place, creating a lift that usually lasts between one to two years.
FIXED THREADS, attached to the skin’s underlying structures, are capable of delivering a more radical, face-lift type result and are often combined with excess skin removal for best results. These last from two to four years.
Recovery, for any swelling or bruising to go down, takes from 7 to 14 days, so if you do go ahead build in a week off.
A thread lift for face is a type of procedure wherein temporary sutures are used to produce a subtle but visible "lift" in the skin. Instead of removing the patient's loose facial skin surgically, the cosmetic surgeon simply suspends it by stitching up portions of it