Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Definisse threads made of?
Definisse threads are based on a well-defined blend of poly(L-Lactide-co-ε-caprolactone).
Are the Definisse threads absorbable?
Yes, 1 year from insertion.
How long with the results last?
The results last for up to 2 years.
Who will be looking after me?
Dr. Natalia Bratu will be performing the procedure.
What types of threads are there?
There are 3 different types of lifting threads: Double Needle Threads, Free Floating Threads & Ancorage Threads.
Double Needle Threads
These threads are used for cheek, jawline, oval and lateral reshaping around the eyebrows or lower jaw area.
JR Technique – Jawline Reshaping
This technique allows for the reshaping of the frame of the jawline, providing a minimally invasive thread lifting of the lower face.
The lateral lifting of the soft tissue on the mandibular area allows for better definition of the mandibular angle.
MR Technique – Malar Reshaping
This allows for the reshaping of the facial frame by lifting the superficial fat compartments of the malar and cheekbone area, to a more upper and lateral position.
Malar region contouring is indicated to the patients having the following problems:
- Sunken and saggy cheeks.
- Facial contour deformities.
- Malar asymmetry.
- The irregular shape of the cheekbone.
LR Technique – Lateral Reshaping
Lateral Reshaping reshapes by lifting the superficial fat compartment of the cheeks to a more upper and more lateral position. Studies have shown that this particular technique is extremely effective in Caucasians.
OR-V Technique – Oval Reshaping
Oval Reshaping allows for the reshaping of the facial frame by lifting the mid and lower face cheek fat, which results in a more oval face.
Free Floating Threads
Used for soft tissue repositioning, primarily around the cheekbones.
STR-2 Technique – Soft Tissue Reshaping 2
STR-2 allows for repositioning of the malar tissue and the remodelling of the treated area in those affected by mild Ptosis. Ptosis is when the upper eyelid droops over the eye. It can sometimes be caused by damage to the nerve that controls the eyelid muscles.
STR-3 Technique – Soft Tissue Reshaping 3
This technique is very similar to STR-2, but is used to treat those with moderate ptosis.
AGR-J Technique – Anti-Gravity Jawline Reshaping
This is an advanced treatment that allows for the reshaping of the lower face, providing a minimally invasive face lift.
AGR-M Technique – Anti-Gravity Malar Reshaping
Similar to AGR-J, this particular treatment reshapes and repositions the malar area. Both techniques aim to slow down the signs of ageing, such as sagging, jowling or facial heaviness.