PDO Threads

PDO threads are one of the latest techniques used in rejuvenating treatments.

The PDO Thread method derives from the idea of ​​face lifting with the use of lifting thread systems such as aptos, silhouette-lift, happy lift or previously used gold threads. However, unlike these systems, PDO lifting is a much safer procedure, because it is less invasive and also more comfortable for the patient.

This treatment is dedicated to patients from the age of 30, when the first signs of aging begin to appear. The treatment does not have an upper age limit.


The whole procedure involves the implantation of soluble polydioxanone threads under the skin. Polydioxanone – or in short PDO, is a strong synthetic fiber that naturally dissolves in the tissue over time. What does the thread look like? PDO threads are made of one beam and are characterized by a homogeneous surface free from depressions and fissures, so there is no fear that bacteria may colonize around it.

On the basis of clinical trials, it was found that polydioxanone stimulates the process of neo-collagenesis in tissues, more simply – stimulates the production of new collagen – a protein responsible for skin firmness and firmness. In addition, it stimulates the synthesis of elastin – a protein responsible for the elasticity and elasticity of the skin. In in vivo studies, it was also found that the action of polydioxanone causes the synthesis of natural (endogenous) hyaluronic acid.

Thanks to the treatment with PDO threads, we can also effectively reduce the strength of facial mimic muscles. In this way, we get an effect similar to the action of botulinum toxin, but to a much more natural extent – as the muscles will not be immobilized but only weakened. Indications for the use of PDO threads:


  • vertical and horizontal wrinkles on the forehead,
  • lowered outer edges of eyebrows, flaccid and soft tissue, drooping eyebrows,
  • visible nasolabial fold,
  • cheek-zygomatic bone,
  • chin fold
  • marionette fold,
  • v-lifting,
  • drooping cheeks and area under the lower jaw,
  • folds of skin on the cheek,
  • wrinkled cheeks.


  • folds and wrinkles of the skin on the neck and neckline,
  • flaccid tissue, lack of breast firmness,
  • flaccid tissue and stretch marks on the buttocks, abdomen, arms and legs,
  • hypersensitive skin and subcutaneous tissue (especially after liposuction).


  • rejuvenates the skin,
  • smoothes wrinkles,
  • improves skin tone,
  • relaxes the muscles and smoothes facial features,
  • tightens and lifts the skin (effect similar to a surgical facelift),
  • improves the face oval,
  • moisturizes and firms the skin.

The results obtained thanks to the treatment are immediate. After about 2 weeks, the collagen and elastin synthesis begins. The best results start to be visible 2-3 months after the procedure. Threads stay in the body for 240 days, while aesthetic effects are visible even up to 2 years.


Before the surgery, the doctor anesthesia the injection site of the thread. During the procedure, the doctor with a very thin needle on which the PDO thread is placed introduces it to specific areas of the skin of the face, neck, cleavage, limbs, bust or buttocks.

The treatment is painless, usually does not leave swelling. The patient only feels delicate pricks.


The doctor qualifies for the treatment, which on the basis of the patient’s needs and condition of the skin selects the appropriate therapy. It is the doctor who decides the number of treatments and their frequency.


The price is set individually and depends on the amount of preparation used. The prices shown here are for guidance only.
Price for each implanted thread: PLN 100


Polydioxanone is a material known and used in medicine for many years. He was most often used in skin and subcutaneous sutures in plastic surgery or ophthalmology. The product has a medical CE safety certificate and is approved for use in people in the European Union. This material meets all the requirements specified by the US Pharmacopeia (USP) against surgical sutures.


The doctor after a thorough interview qualifies the patient for surgery. PDO thread implants can only be used by adults

Contraindications of PDO thread therapy:

  • pregnancy and lactation,
  • cancer diseases,
  • open wounds or skin lesions,
  • blood clotting disorders,
  • anticoagulant therapy,
  • autoimmune diseases.

After the procedure, you can immediately return to daily activities. The thread injection sites are visible for a few hours after the treatment. Sometimes small bruises and swelling appear. All symptoms disappear spontaneously after a few days. See other treatments in aesthetic medicine