Thread Lifting

  • Meire Brasil Parada
  • Samira Yarak
  • Daniel Cassiano
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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD)


The thread lifting technique is a method of antiaging skin, minimally invasive, capable of correcting moderate skin laxity by improving the contours of soft tissues. It not only stays between surgical lifting and less invasive procedures but also complement them. This chapter is going to discuss about the main nonabsorbable and absorbable suture threads commercially available, its indications and contraindications, some insertion techniques, post-procedure care, and common adverse reactions. Dermatologists must be aware of this procedure as an additional tool for skin rejuvenation treatment.


Thread Lift Skin rejuvenation Minimally invasive procedure Absorbable threads Nonabsorbable threads 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meire Brasil Parada
    • 1
  • Samira Yarak
    • 2
  • Daniel Cassiano
    • 3
  1. 1.Universidade Federal de São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Escola Paulista de medicinaUniversidade Federal de São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.DermatologyUniversidade Federal de São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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