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What is a thread lift for neck and jaw?

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A thread lift for neck and jaw is a procedure that involves elevating part of the face using special threads. The threads prevent the need for surgical incisions used with a traditional face lift, according to Consultingroom.com.

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The two main types of threads used are free floating cogged or barbed threads. Neither need to be suspended to hold the lift. This procedure is best suited to patients in their 30s to 50s with mild or moderate sagging. A thread lift may be marketed under names such as APTOS Thread Lift, Contour lift, Silk Lift or Feather Lift, according to Consultingroom.com.

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