With MyMediTravel you can browse 5 facilities offering PDO Thread Lift procedures in South Korea. The cheapest price available is $256 - what are you waiting for?
Hi guys, I feel like not many people on here mentioned VG Plastic Surgery ( maybe because the place is not heavily promoted in foreigners).I’ve been silently considering my revision rhinoplasty because I’ve never been satisfied with my primary rhinoplasty.It always felt like a really big decision to make but I constantly got annoyed at my nose. I hated taking pictures from the front because of my uneven nose ( kind like collapsed the left side of the nose).I found out about VG plastic surgery by chance while I read the reviews on the Purseforum blog, someone has mentioned the name of VG. I stumbled across a video on YouTube and Instagram. I liked the whole feeling of the hospital so I contacted them.They do 1:1 online consultation which was nice. The English consultant Julia, she is the one who assisted me and arranged for me to get a direct online consultation with Dr.Im Young Min ( CEO of VG and specialized in revision rhinoplasty ). She worked tirelessly to help me when I was doing online consultation and in-person consultation in Korea, to just before and all throughout after my surgery. She was always making herself available to me either in person at the clinic or online via LINE. She's probably one of the busiest employees at the clinic as she handles all of the English speakings foreign patients. I really appreciate her.Dr.Im Young Min is really good with rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, and alarplasty ( has natural & dolly looking results). Dr.Im seemed professional and straightforward about what can and cannot be done. I feel like it’s better to know beforehand instead of being disappointed because of unrealistic expectations.It’s about 3 months post-op and so far I am liking the results. I have not regretted getting my revision rhinoplasty at VG Plastic Surgery. Overall I have a great experience and now I’m waiting for my final results ❤️
I would highly recommend Nana Plastic Surgery Clinic. I had a full mommy makeover and Dr Hwang did a great job! The language barrier was never a problem thanks to the amazing English consultant Kylie. She has put in hours helping me …
Heart here6 months passed, very pleasant to the touch and shapeIsn't it famous for my heart?There is also a person who is in charge of post-management care alone.It is recommended if there is a person around the kindness
Dr. Sung's Clinic, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients PDO Thread Lift procedures among its total of 21 available procedures, across 6 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for PDO Thread Lift procedures at Dr. Sung's Clinic, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $673. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 2 in total at the Clinic, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: IBCS - International Board of Cosmetic SurgeryASRM - American Society for Reproductive Medicine
I had above and beyond service here. Like others have said, the doctor has perfect English, and he has a wealth of knowledge. After my treatment, the doctor gave me his direct line so I could message him with any problems or questions that I had.He never tried to upsell me for anything besides what I asked for and even persuaded me not to have a treatment I wanted to get because of risks of complications.In my follow up appointment, the doctor had me go through another round of treatment without charging me. I ended up going through a third treatment, which I should have probably been charged for, but he ended up not charging me. Each treatment, I got better and better.I definitely would go here again for any other treatment I will get in the future and would tell my family to come here as well. It's really hard to find someone that you can trust and who isn't going to treat you just like a number. Plus, it was really affordable and you get some of your tax money back at the airport if you're a foreigner.
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The PDO thread lift is a cosmetic treatment that uses threads that are made of Polydioxanone (PDO) to tighten and lift sagging skin tissue. PDO is an absorbable polymer that is durable and flexible for minimally invasive thread lifts. The treatment can address concerns, such as fine lines, wrinkles, jowls, under-eye area, nasojugal folds, and nasolabial folds.
PDO thread lift is usually carried out on people who wish to rejuvenate the youthful appearance of the face, but do not want to undergo invasive treatments such as a facelift.
In PDO thread lift, your loose facial skin is not removed surgically. Instead, a cosmetic doctor simply stitches up portions of it using threads to suspend it. Once the threads are placed into the deeper layer of the skin, they produce 3 main effects:
Skin tightening by contracting fat tissue
Instant skin lifting through mechanical effects
Cellular renewal through collagen stimulation to improve the elasticity and textures of the skin.
Collagen plays a vital role in aging factors. It helps to keep our skin voluminous, strong, and supple. Therefore, collagen stimulation that PDO thread lift offers can help you combat aging.
The procedure begins with your doctor marking your skin for insertion and direction of the inserted threads. Once your skin is marked, you will be given a local anesthetic to numb the affected area. The PDO threads are then inserted using blunt or sharp tip needles (known as cannulas) into different layers of the skin. Multiple threads can be inserted through the same point in the skin. Once the thread is inserted, they anchor the skin and lift it upwards. The thread is then released and the cannula removed. This process can be repeated several times until the desired result has been achieved. After the whole process of insertion is finished, any excess threads are cut off. The final step is massaging the threads to ensure no dimpling is present and the tissue is smooth.
The PDO thread lift takes about 15 to 30 minutes to complete. Since it is an outpatient procedure, you should be able to leave the hospital on the same day. You should stay in South Korea for several days following the surgery to give your body some time to heal before you travel.
You should be able to resume non-strenuous activities within a day. However, you should wait for at least a week until you can go back to your full normal routine. You will need to avoid strenuous activity, such as exercise and heavy lifting, for 2 to 3 weeks. Your doctor will give you a detailed recovery timeline, including when you can go back to work.
You should not touch or wash the face for the first 12 hours. You also need to limit facial motion for 24 hours. During the first week, eat soft foods and drink plenty of liquid so you do not move your face too much. It is also advisable that you sleep on your back during your recovery to avoid putting pressure on your face that can cause misalignment of the threads. You will be given an aftercare instruction by your doctor.
PDO thread lift is a safe and effective treatment. When performed by a skilled doctor, the success rate is typically very high. However, it is important to remember that the result is not permanent. The threads will dissolve in around 9 months after the treatment, but the results will still continue for many more months. If you want a long-lasting result, you need to repeat the procedure every 6 to 9 months.
You also need to be well-informed about the risks and side effects before you undergo the procedure. PDO thread lifts may cause swelling, soreness, bruising, as well as minor puckering on the skin. In very rare cases, the procedure may cause infection, the formation of nodules, nerve damage, and damage to the salivary ducts.
You can typically choose other types of thread lift if you want to, such as the Silhouette Soft thread lift, which is suitable for those who want to compress their skin tissue to produce volumizing effects. However, if you do not want or cannot undergo any thread lift procedures, your alternative options are:
Facelift – this procedure is recommended for those who want more permanent results. This procedure is surgical and typically involves general anesthetic. During a facelift, your surgeon removes sagging skin and other problems through an incision.
Ultherapy – this procedure is a non-surgical procedure that uses focused ultrasound to tighten, lift, and tone loose skin on the neck, chin, and brow.
Before a PDO thread lift, you may have sagging skin, jowls, and fine lines. Immediately after a PDO thread lift, your skin is lifted and tightened. The best effects usually appear in 1 to 2 months. You will notice that your skin texture is better, smoother, and firmer.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 30/03/2022.