Facelift surgery is the only way to deal with facial skin laxity until now. Moreover, cool sculpting (ลด ไขมัน ด้วย ความ เย็น, which is a term in Thai) has immense popularity nowadays. You can easily tighten your skin and make it firm through skin resurfacing treatments. However, some people do not want to go over such strenuous treatments. For those people, a new type of procedure is conducted that bridges the gap between facelift surgery and micro dialysis facial rejuvenation. It is known as thread lift.

Now, you might be wondering what is thread lift (ร้อย ไหม คือ, term in Thai). Read along to get an overview of thread lift.

What Is Thread Lift?

Also known as barbed suture lift, thread lift is a cosmetic treatment that enhances the shape of your face or breasts. It involves stitching up the skin using suture material so that it looks firm. Moreover, this cosmetic procedure helps fight aging symptoms by pushing the healing response that balances collagen to deficient areas.

The thread lift procedure has been around since the year 1990. A person with an ideal age between 30 to 50 remains the classic candidate for thread lifting.

Cost Of Thread Lift

Now, you must be clear about the basic idea of what is thread lift. The cost of undertaking such a procedure varies from place to place and the experience of the provider. Nowadays, a thread lift may cost up to 40 percent of the cost associated with a traditional facelift. It makes the average cost be USD 2250 in the United States. Different parts of your face like forehead, eyebrow, under eye area, and jowl can be thread lifted.


A thread lift procedure does not involve high risks. Similar to cool sculpting, there are complications and side effects of such treatment to some people. After the treatment, you may expect to have slight bleeding, swelling, bruising, and pain on the area of thread injection. Moreover, 15 to 20 percent of complications are involved in it.


The recovery may take up to days or weeks to subside. There may be some sort of bruising after the treatment. However, you can stick back to your routine. It is advisable not to rub your face rigorously and avoid sleeping in the treated area. You should also not use your moisturizer for few weeks after the treatment. Therefore, you should be extra careful until the side effects have subsided.