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The New Non-Surgical Facelift at Naples, FL Med Spa—MINT PDO

Our advancing years inevitably take a toll on our skin with sagging and related facial concerns such as wrinkles, fine lines, folding, hollowing, and other age-related facial skin concerns. The medical and beauty industries have risen to this challenge with treatments and products designed to address these age-induced signs of decline. However, many people hesitate to try them due to concerns about invasiveness, effectiveness, downtime, duration, and other potential limitations. Skin type, age, and condition also play critical roles in the efficacy of these facial skin treatments, which means that what works for one person may not work as effectively for another.

Tru Glō Medspa keeps close tabs on all new developments in the skin care field and is pleased to inform its Naples, Florida-area clients that there’s a new facial treatment on the market that offers an innovative solution to help correct age-related sagging skin concerns. Billed as a minimally invasive alternative to surgical facelift procedures, MINT™ PDO quickly firms facial areas displaying noticeable signs of aging.

What is MINT™ PDO?

With two FDA approvals based on six years of clinical research, MINT™ PDO is a skin-tightening treatment that uses minimally invasive, absorbable thread—the “MINT”—made of polydioxanone—the “PDO”—to contour facial skin features. The procedure has proven effective at correcting sags, folding, hollowing in the mid-facial region, and softening jowls. Because the threads can be inserted into distinct facial areas, Mint™ PDO can also be used to:

  • Counter higher-looking cheekbones
  • Create exotic cat eye contours
  • Define the jawline
  • Ease smile lines
  • Soften eyebrows
  • Smooth necklines

How MINT™ PDO Works

The MINT™ PDO threads contain strategically placed molded barbs that anchor into the sagging skin as they are inserted into targeted facial areas. Once anchored, these threads can maneuver the skin into a more youthful and defined-looking position. Made of complex sugars and used for more than 30 years for sutures used in orthopedic and cardiovascular surgeries, PDO also helps stimulate collagen production and neovascularization, which further helps reduce fine lines and promote the skin’s elasticity, texture, and volume.

Difference Between MINT™ PDO and Other Cut Threads

MINT’s™ patented technology gives the company an edge over competing thread-lift procedures because the barbs are press-molded on the thread surface to create stronger structural integrity. Cut thread barbs, made by cutting and uplifting slits in the threads, tend to lose their structure much quicker than the MINT™ PDO threads. Additionally, MINT™ PDO threads have 360 degrees of helical positioning, which helps create the most secure anchoring for effective contouring.

Timeline for Results

MINT™ PDO provides immediate results upon thread insertion and maneuvering. The most noticeable effects will emerge within about four weeks. Most patients continue to see skin improvements in the targeted areas for another three to six months. The PDO threads typically degrade and gradually absorb by the body naturally between the sixth and ninth months. Most MINT™ PDO patients report positive results lasting from 12 to 24 months.

How Long Does the Procedure Take and Is There Down Time?

Depending upon the results sought, the MINT™ PDO procedure can take anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and a half. Most patients experience minimal to moderate pain during the procedure. Topical numbing agents and/or injectable lidocaine can help ease the pain. After-affects can include mild swelling, bruising, and tenderness at the insertion sites, though these conditions typically resolve within days. Some patients also experience tight skin sensation, but this usually eases within two weeks. Patients can resume normal daily activities the day after the procedure. Still, they should avoid high-impact sports and strenuous exercise for one to two weeks. Do not schedule dental procedures for two weeks.

Learn More About MINT™ PDO at Naples-Based Tru Glō Medspa

To learn how MINT™ PDO can lift and firm your aging facial skin without surgery, contact our Naples, Florida-based medical spa through our website’s contact page or by calling 239-919-7009.

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