Avoid performing high-intensity exercises and going to a sauna or steam room.
Some patients may experience nausea after the thread lift treatment due to lidocaine. However, this will pass after sipping small amounts of water or juice.
Apply ice to the treated area four or five times a day for the first week if you experience mild swelling or bruising.
Restrict facial movements for one day.
After treatment, rest for at least a full day. For three weeks, stay away from strenuous activities and heavy lifting.
You can take pain killers as required after the treatment. Try taking them after a meal to avoid any risk of nausea.
If approved by your primary care provider, it is best to avoid aspirins for the next two weeks after the treatment.
Avoid applying make-up or facial cream for at least 48 hours.
Avoid drinking beverages with straws for at least a week and consume liquids and soft foods instead.
Chewing gum should be avoided for at least two weeks.
Experiencing slight discomfort in the first two days after treatment is normal, it will gradually reduce.
Try keeping your head elevated for a week.
Don’t pull your skin, massage, exfoliate or scrub the skin for at least 3 weeks. Washing or touching your face should be avoided for at least 12 hours after your procedure.
It is recommended that you sleep slightly elevated (2 pillows) on your back to help decrease swelling.
Avoid getting any dental treatment for at least two weeks after getting threads.
In most cases multiple treatments are needed to obtain desired and lasting results.
In case of unusual pain or swelling, it is important to call your provider to get the appropriate treatment immediately.