Over the years, PDO (polydioxanone) has been used in a wide range of medical fields, from orthopaedics and pediatric surgery to maxillofacial surgery. Nowadays it is successfully used in cosmetology for face rejuvenation, skin lifting and tightening.
PDO is a biodegradable synthetic polymer that the threads are made of, and this material gets more popular due to its safety.
- Chin, face oval, nasolabial folds, forehead, eyebrows, nasolacrimal grooves, cheekbone areas
- Neck and decollete
- Buttocks and inner thighs
- The inner surface of the hands
The procedure of insertion is quite simple, the results are stable, side effects are minor and the complication rate is very low.PDO biodegradation occurs through a process of hydrolysis over a time period from 4 to 6 months, while the duration of the aesthetic result continues from 18 to 24 months.