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The Thread Lift Face Lift and Neck Lift technique is also known as the: Feather Lift, Contour Lift, Thread Lift, Aptos Lift and Endo-Aptos Lift.
Contour threads are used in cosmetic/plastic surgery to vertically lift facial tissues that have dropped ("ptosed") or become sunken with age. The "ptosis" or descent of facial tissues with aging is a universal phenomenon to which much cosmetic facial surgery is directed.
Strands of 2/0 Prolene monofilament thread, with little notches cut into their sides, are placed in the subcutaneous plane under the ptosed facial skin. These are anchored under secure points in fronto-occipitalis and temporalis tissues. Dropped or "ptosed" facial skin is then elevated onto the barbed threads, and stay elevated because of the barbs. Thus the patient gets a "facelift", without any scalpel work and without any removal of skin.
Our PDO Thread Lift Training course is designed for advanced professionals, looking to learn one of the most advanced non-surgical procedures in today’s UK aesthetic market. We provide a comprehensive training programme combining essential anatomical knowledge and key practical skills on live models provided by MedLab Training - PDO Threads. 
This one day training course is suitable for advanced injectors who meet the following criteria:
  • Have a thorough understanding of the facial anatomy and are competent in assessing the face as a whole.
  • Competent in advanced dermal filler techniques which must include: non-surgical facelift and cheek re-volumisation, along with experience using a cannula and are practicing these techniques regularly.
  • Confident with local aesthetic injections.
PDO THREAD LIFT training course
£2500 per person
One-day, intensive course. Theory & Practical training for both medical and non-medical students.
Booking this ONE DAY course is the starting point for most of our students. Throughout the course you will look at the theory behind PDO THREAD LIFT and will be given the opportunity to develop your practical skills using the most up to date techniques and equipment. You will receive the Certificate of Completion
Requirements for this training course
Open to experienced therapists only with one or more of the following qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 Beauty or equivalent
Dentist – or dental practitioner with a GDC number
Level 4 Micropigmentation with Level 3 A&P
PDO THREAD LIFT Training Programme
  1. 9:45am – Registration and coffee
  2. 10:00am – 12.00am - Introduction​
  • Overview of PDO Thread Lift
  • Re-cap on facial cannula techniques
  • Appropriate preparation for the procedure
  • How to achieve safe & optimal outcomes
  • Understand thread implantation techniques while maintaining predictable outcomes
  • Aftercare
  3. 12:00pm -13.00pm – Lunch
  4. 13:00pm – Live demonstration
  5. 14:00pm - 17.30pm - Practical session on live models (in small group workshops 4-5 persons)
  6. 15:30pm – Break
  7. 17:30pm – Questions and answers
  8. 18:00pm – Close
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