Why MyEllevate® Might Be a Better Option Than a Thread Lift

As you age, you start dealing with sagging skin and it might feel like your face is no longer looking as sharp as it did before. That’s because the skin loses its ability to produce collagen and begins to sag, not only on your face but also on your neck.

Thread lifts are a good option for restoring your face shape, but very few know about MyEllevate®. Created for those who want to get rid of sagging skin, MyEllevate® is a permanent suture suspension alternative that can make you look younger for a longer time. Now, let’s dive in and find out what MyEllevate® is and how it can help you.

What Is a Thread Lift?

Thread lift is a nonsurgical procedure that uses suspension sutures to lift your midface and neck resulting in lifting and volume correction. The sutures are made of polyglycolic, polylactic acid, and polydioxanone, which are sugar molecules and therefore dissolve in approximately one year. This will help pull the skin back into its right place, giving you a subtle yet evident lifting effect.

Thread lifts will also kick-start your body’s elastin and collagen production to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other facial imperfections.

What Is MyEllevate®?

MyEllevate® is a ground-breaking treatment used to reshape your skin with carefully placed permanent sutures. Acquired and further developed by Cynosure, MyEllevate® is not your average thread. It uses a light guided suture referred to as ICLED®, which will pass underneath your skin.

MyEllevate® uses a permanent nylon suture that is suspended beneath the skin under the neck and extends from one ear to another. This results in lifting of the soft tissue and creates a tighter jawline and neck. The vertical bands that run from below the chin to lower neck also resolve. The result will be a rejuvenated and sculpted neck and jawline, which can last even for a lifetime.

Benefits of MyEllevate®

If you are considering MyEllevate®, you need to understand exactly what makes it the better alternative to thread lifts. According to MyEllevate® reviews from previous clients, here is what you can expect:

  • Longer-Lasting Results

When you get a thread lift, the results are often temporary. The procedure can be very effective for some time, but as your skin begins to lose its elasticity, it will start sagging once more. This is because the threads used in a thread lift dissolve on their own and last only between 12 to 18 months.

The thread used in MyEllevate® does not dissolve, which makes the effect longer lasting. Depending on the case, you may need a few touch-ups after a few years, but compared to thread lifts, MyEllevate® is not as high maintenance.

  • Deeper Focus

Thread lifts focus on lifting and tightening the skin, having more of a surface effect. On the other hand, MyEllevate® goes deeper than that, as the sutures are driven into the deep soft tissue, supporting the muscles and glands along with your skin. This will give you a more natural lifting effect, without the potential sharpness caused by a thread lift.

What to Expect From MyEllevate® Recovery?

MyEllevate® and thread lift recovery are rather similar, with minimal recovery. With MyEllevate®, you can expect to reach complete recovery and return to work a few days after the procedure. You will have few needle marks that will heal in a few days.

Should You Choose MyEllevate®?

While thread lifts are temporary, MyEllevate® has a more permanent result, which makes it a better option for those who want fewer cosmetic touch-ups over time. To find out if you are a good candidate for MyEllevate®, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Ariel Ostad, and he will tell you everything you should know about the procedure.

For more information about MyEllevate®, you can contact Dr. Ariel Ostad, MD, at 212-517-7900. You may also use the provided contact form to ask any questions you might have, and we will get back in touch with you as soon as possible.

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