Frequently Asked Questions

Does Aptos Thread Lift treatments change the facial features?

Unlike traditional surgical facelifts which leave visible changes and well-hidden but clear scars, APTOS thread lift does not leave scars or alter the face's original features...
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What is the cost for an Aptos thread lift treatment?

There are up to 30 different types of threads in the Aptos range and over 50 different methods of application.  The cost of thread correction or APTOS lifting depends on the type of thread, the method used and the number of planned manipulations... Read More

Am I a candidate for an Aptos Thread Lift?

Ideal candidates for thread lifts include people with minimal signs of ageing who need just a small lift. Usually, these are women and men between 30 and 55... Read More

Are there contraindications to Aptos Thread Lift treatments?

  • Known allergy to plastic, biomaterial, non-absorbable fillers
  • Active acne or skin infection... Read More

Is there any preparation before Aptos Thread Lift treatments?

No special preparation is required prior to APTOS thread lift. However, it is recommended to discuss your expectations and ask your doctor any questions... Read More

What is involved in an Aptos Thread Lift procedure?

Applying APTOS threads takes around 40 minutes in a treatment room. Most people are able to resume work 1-2 days after the procedure... Read More

What is the usual recovery time after an Aptos Thread Lift treatment?

The procedure is not painful, the treatment is performed under local anaesthesia. The procedure does not leave scarring, and does not take long with minimum downtime.. Read More

What are the possible complications of an Aptos Thread Lift treatment?

Like all procedures of this type, there is a possibility of side effects, although not everybody experiences them... Read More

What are the recommendations after Aptos Thread Lift treatments?

After the procedure, you can be swollen and bruised for up to 2 weeks depending on the number of areas that have been treated.  After 2 days, patients are usually able to apply camouflage make-up to hide any sign of pale bruising... Read More

Who can provide Aptos Thread Lift treatments?

Only doctors trained in APTOS METHODS are authorised to implement the treatment.

Can Aptos threads be used in complete safety?

It has been more than 21 years since the first APTOS thread and method has been introduced to the aesthetic world. It was first developed in 1996 by Dr Marlen Sulamanidze... Read More

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