PDO Threads

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PDO Threads in Martinsburg

A Non-Surgical Lift & Contour


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PDO (Polydioxanone) threads are a non-surgical alternative to a facelift and can improve other skin concerns. If you are looking to improve your skin’s structure without surgery and have realistic expectations, PDO threads in Martinsburg are your perfect solution. This treatment uses dissolvable sutures to lift sagging skin or contour the treatment area.

A new advancement in aesthetics, PDO threads improve multiple signs of aging in many facial areas for rejuvenating results. Whether you want to improve the appearance of crow’s feet, upper lip wrinkles, nasolabial folds, or another concern, these can transform your skin in as little as 15 minutes.

The Procedure


What it Treats

Crow’s feet
Frown lines (11’s)
Nasolabial folds
Marionette lines
Forehead wrinkles
Upper lip lines

Procedure Time

15 to 20 minutes


Female or Male
18 or older

Recovery & Downtime

Some minimal bruising or swelling right after treatment, but there is no downtime.

Why try PDO Threads in Martinsburg?



PDO threads are dissolvable, so they offer the rejuvenating, lifting results that gradually fade away while promoting collagen production.



PDO threads are effective at contouring, reducing lines, and lifting your skin for a more youthful look.



PDO threads can be used for a variety of wrinkle treatments. They work for both men and women and patients of all skin types and ethnicities.

PDO Threads Before & After


The PDO Threads Process.

What to Expect?


When you visit Dr. Robert Bowen for PDO threads in Martinsburg, your trained specialist will first a free consultation with you to make sure you are an ideal candidate for PDO threads. We will also discuss your goals in order to provide recommendations for which technique will best meet your needs. Once we complete your consultation, you will know which product(s) we will use and the cost.

PDO Thread Insertion.

Your provider will numb the treatment area(s) and ensure you are comfortable before beginning the procedure process. For accuracy, they will then mark where the injections will go according to your treatment plan. Using a sharp needle or cannula, your provider will insert the PDO threads under the deep surface skin.

Next Steps.

There may be some bruising or swelling immediately following your PDO thread insertion. We will provide detailed aftercare instructions, and you can ask us any questions you may have about caring for your PDO threads.

Before receiving your PDO threads in Martinsburg from Dr. Robert Bowen, we recommend:

  • Do not use alcohol and tobacco use for at least 5 days before your treatment
  • Avoid other ingredients that increase your risk of bleeding or bruising, like: Advil or ibuprofen, omega-3 fatty acids, aspirin, and other supplements.
  • Avoid intense exercise, saunas, or steam rooms.

To properly care for and get the most out of your PDO threads in Martinsburg, we recommend to take the following steps:

  • No touching or massaging the injection site post-treatment to avoid moving the threads.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure and use sunscreen when outside.
  • Sleep slightly elevated if you experience swelling and face up.
  • Avoid strenuous activity or aerobics for 24 hours after your injections.

Frequently Asked Questions.

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Are PDO threads painful?

Can the PDO threads break?

Can you sleep on your side with PDO threads?

What areas can PDO threads treat?

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