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PDO Threads in Jacksonville, FL”

If you're looking for a way to lift and tighten sagging skin without undergoing surgery, PDO threads may be a great option for you. PDO (polydioxanone) threads are a type of dissolvable suture that can be used to create a subtle lift in the skin. Dr. Hanna Mularkey and Dr. Kathryn Ryan at Parkway Prosthodontics in Jacksonville, Florida offer PDO thread treatments for their patients. Let's explore how PDO threads work and what you can expect from the procedure.


How do PDO Threads Work?

PDO threads work by creating a supportive structure under the skin that lifts and tightens the tissue. The threads are inserted into the skin using a fine needle and are then gently pulled to create the desired lift. The threads are made of a material that stimulates collagen production, which helps to improve the skin's elasticity and firmness. Over time, the threads dissolve, leaving behind the new collagen structure that helps maintain the lift and tightness of the skin.

PDO threads can be used to lift and tighten various areas of the face and body, including the neck, jowls, cheeks, and even the knees. The procedure is minimally invasive, and most patients are able to return to their normal activities immediately after treatment.

What Can You Expect from the Procedure?

Before your PDO thread treatment, Dr. Mularkey or Dr. Ryan will conduct a thorough consultation to discuss your goals and determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. During the procedure, a local anesthetic will be applied to the treatment area to ensure your comfort. The threads are then inserted using a fine needle, and the skin is gently lifted to achieve the desired lift and tightening effect.


Most patients experience only minimal discomfort during the procedure, and any swelling or bruising typically subsides within a few days. You can expect to see an immediate improvement in the appearance of your skin, with continued improvement over the next several weeks as the new collagen structure develops.


In conclusion, PDO threads are a safe and effective way to lift and tighten sagging skin without the need for surgery. Dr. Hanna Mularkey and Dr. Kathryn Ryan at Parkway Prosthodontics in Jacksonville, Florida offer this innovative treatment option to their patients. If you're interested in learning more about PDO threads or to schedule a consultation with either Dr. Mularkey or Dr. Ryan, contact Parkway Prosthodontics today. 📞 (904)204-1628

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