MINT PDO Thread Lifts are a revolutionary non-surgical alternative to a facelift. They are used in popular treatments such as the fox eye, cats eye and lateral brow lift.

They are often incorporated as part of your unique treatment plan, used alongside filler and anti-wrinkle treatments to create amazing, personalised results based on your individual needs and anatomy.

What Areas Can Be Treated by PDO Thread Lifts?

Filling the gap between surgery and injectables

PDO threads have rapidly become a popular minimally invasive alternative to surgical facelift procedures and have given rise to the emerging cat eye, V-line, and snatched jawline trends. PDO Threads can treat:

  1. Sagging Forehead and Droopy Eyebrows
  2. Sagging Eyelid or Cat Eye Look
  3. Rejuvenating and Lifting Mid-face
  4. Rhino Nose
  5. Low or Blunt Nasal Tip
  6. Softening The Nasolabial Folds
  7. Sagging Jowls
  8. Minimising Double Chin or Neck
  9. Sagging and Wrinkled Neck
PDO Thread Lifts

PDO Thread Lift Prices

Treatment Price


from £450

PDO Nose Threads

from £700

PDO Fox Eye

from £700

PDO Lateral Brow Lift

from £700

PDO Facelift 4 Threads

from £700

PDO Facelift 8 Threads

from £1400

PDO Facelift 10-14 Threads

from £2000

Full Face and Jawline - Mild Laxity

from £1800

Full Face and Jawline - Moderate Laxity

from £2000

Full Face / Jawline / Neck

from £2500

Mint PDO Thread Lift - jawline

Full Face lift with MINT Fine

How Do PDO Thread Lifts Work?

PDO threads are inserted in your skin, pushed through the tissues underneath by a cannula or needle. They will use a bi-directional approach to suspend, lift, and grasp the facial area. 

Once the thread reaches its end point, it will be released and the cannula will be removed from the skin. The practitioner might repeat the process multiple times to achieve the right lift, which means anywhere from one to fifteen threads might be inserted to address the concern.

The threads will then be smoothed with a gentle massage to prevent any dimpling. The threads, once inserted, produce three effects:

  • Immediate skin lifting.
  • Cellular renewal as the collagen production enhances the texture and elasticity of the skin, removing fine lines.
  • Skin tightening as the fat tissues are contracted due to the threads.

The threads are dissolved naturally through simple hydrolysis. Due to cellular rejuvenation, the lift will stay for longer months. The threads contract the fat in the skin and enhance the production of new blood vessels and collagen to promote microcirculation.

Mint PDO Thread Lift - Cat and Eyebrow Lift

Cat and Eyebrow Lift with MINT Petit


Dr Chike is a fantastic cosmetic doctor and I was very happy with my treatment. He contacted me a few weeks after my treatment to follow up which I was very impressed with. I didn't have to go back for a top up and I've found the results to be long lasting. I would recommend him to anyone and already have!

— Sharlene

Dr Chike uses the best products and latest techniques to create the most beautiful lips, and takes great care to achieve perfection when treating his clients. This is why I was confident in having my treatment carried out by him and knew that I was in safe hands.

— Noor

So professional and understanding to every individuals need! Dr Chike gave me a very natural finish as this is what I wanted and is the only person I trust with my face. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. Excellent customer service!!

— Ramroum

Absolutely fantastic and personal service. Dr Chike explains in detail the treatment that is best suited for the face, and does not rush the appointment. I will very highly recommend his clinic.

— Julia

Dr. Chike Emeagi



Dr Chike Emeagi is an experienced Aesthetic Doctor with Advanced and Masterclass training in Aesthetic Facial Rejuvenation Techniques and Essential Skin Health Therapies.

With his background as a Surgeon and his extensive training in Aesthetic Medicine, he spends his time outside his Clinics training Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists, Doctors and Dentists on the latest evidence-based Aesthetic Techniques.

Dr Chike Emeagi

Find us at 101 Park Street

in the anti ageing clinic

Who Are PDO Thread Lifts Right For?

Those who have undergone dermal filler treatment and want to have a face or neck thread lift to achieve facial harmonisation.

Those who have had surgical face lifts and want their skin lifted more or again and don’t want to undergo surgery for a second time.

Those who have sagging skin in the face or body from ageing, pregnancy or fat loss.

PDO Thread Lift Case Studies

Surgeons Notes

Before and After-Full face lift with MINT FINE and MINT FIX

PDO Thread Facelift with amazing results.

No edits or filters, photo taken immediately after procedure.

Bruising and swelling can occur but will settle in time .

We use  a mix of Mono and PDO threads to lift the lower face and tighten. 

Collagen is also induced wrapping itself around the threads causing total skin Rejuvenation !!!

This a fantastic and popular procedure and a super alternative to invasive and expensive surgery . Results are instant and get better over time.

REF: Dr Chike - PDO (13)

Surgeons Notes

Before and After-Full face lift with MINT FINE.

A PDO thread lift is designed to subtly lift the facial features to reduce fine lines and wrinkles while encouraging collagen production for more volume in the treated areas.

PDO threads come in a variety of textures for customized treatments

The threads are extremely versatile and can be used all around the face and neck. They can treat drooping cheeks, pronounced nasolabial (nose to mouth) and marionette (corner of mouth to chin) folds, sagging jawline and neck and folds and wrinkles on the chin.

REF: Dr Chike - PDO (11)

Surgeons Notes

Before and After-Full face lift with MINT FINE.

PDO Threads are effective for contouring the cheeks, tightening the lower face, jawline, and upper neck.

They are our treatment of choice  to help tighten and strengthen loose skin.

MINT™ is an absorbable polydioxanone (PDO) barbed suture indicated for use in soft tissue approximation.

They stimulate collagen production and help lift the tissue. Of note, is the natural but impressive Mid-face tissue repositioning, creating a fuller  Cheek volume and sharpened jawline.

No Fillers or toxins have been used.

REF: Dr Chike - PDO (9)

Surgeons Notes

Non Surgical Face-Lift-Polydioxanone (PDO) threads were used for this natural looking transformation.

A PDO Thread Lift is customised to the individual skin type, skin texture and aesthetic goals.

The MINT PDO Is very versatile. It can treat virtually any area of the face including the Neck, Jowls, Jaw-line, Naso-jugal folds, Naso-Labial folds, crows feet, cheeks and marionette region.

The post procedure pics show a reduction in the Nasolabial folds and vertical mid-face volumisation.

REF: Dr Chike - Rejuvenation (4)

PDO Thread Lifts FAQs

The best candidates are men and women who are beginning to experience the appearance of wrinkles on the forehead, drooping of the brow, sagging of the mid and lower face, visible jowls and loose skin on the neck.

For the face, these would be lifting of the eyebrows, naso-labial folds marionette lines, cheeks, jawline and double chins.

For the body, good results are achieved with tightening of loose skin on the arms, thighs and abdomen.

These threads are 100% Polydioxanone which is a clinically proven bio-compatible and bio-absorbable material that is already widely used in medical suturing.

PDO Threads Therapy can be used alone or can be combined with other treatments to deliver optimal results eg: Dermal Fillers, Anti-wrinkle injections, Sculptra, PRP, Micro-needling, Peels, Radio Frequency, and Fractional laser treatments.

Only trained professionals who have attended a full training course are certified to perform this procedure.

There is an immediate improvement seen after treatments with a visible lift in the areas treated. This will improve over a period of 2-6 months as new collagen grows between the threads and gives further lift and tightening to the skin. The PDO threads gradually dissolve over about 6 months, but the resulting lift remains.

This varies depending on the patient’s age at the time of treatment, the quality of the skin, degree of sagging and the number of threads used. However, studies have shown that results can last between 2-3 years based on lifestyle.

PDO Thread lifting is a very safe procedure and complications are extremely rare. Minor complications may include temporary swelling and bruising. Patients may feel slight tightness or a pulling sensation following the treatment but this subsides over a few weeks.

Mint PDO Thread Lift - Neck Lift

Neck Lift with MINT Easy, Fine, Mono

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