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Nova Thread Lift Portland


Dr. James Chan is a leading pioneer in Portland Oregon in regards to advanced non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques. If you desire a more youthful, natural-looking appearance, he can help you look as young as you feel without the need of surgery or extensive downtime with NovaThreads®, an innovative new thread lift method to lift sagging skin and replenish your facial features.

What Is a Novathreads Lift?

The NovaThread Lift is an innovative product that amplifies your body’s own rejuvenating powers. Nova threads are essentially needles that come pre-loaded with what’s called a PDO suture. These sutures, originally developed for heart surgery, are completely absorbable. Because they are pre-loaded into needles, it means that the procedure consists mainly of just a few injections. This procedure is performed using local anesthesia (numbing) to ensure your comfort.

Over time, the PDO suture breaks down—but as it does so, it creates lift, structure, and encourages your body to start producing collagen. This collagen production happens because your body reacts modestly to the sutures, kick-starting a “selective inflammatory response” that is then harnessed as a natural rejuvenation process.

Novathread Lift Benefits

There are many benefits associated with Nova Lift, which include:

  • A Novathreads Lift can be used to treat sagging skin on the face, as well as the jowls and neck
  • No cutting. No incisions. Just injections
  • Immediate, natural results
  • Minimally invasive. Lunchtime procedure
  • Great for neck and jawline
  • Restored youthful appearance
  • Minimal to no downtime required
  • Immediate tightening effect
  • Additional lifting effects achieved over time

Am I a Novathread Candidate?

Ideal NovaThread candidates are generally healthy and have reasonable expectations for the outcome of their procedure. Those with sagging facial skin, or those who would like to delay the signs of aging in the brow, cheek, jowls, and neck areas are also good candidates. A consultation with Dr Chan is required to determine whether the Nova Lift procedure is a good match for you and to plan your customized Nova Thread procedure.

Novathread Lift Procedure

During the procedure, NovaThreads are injected into the treatment areas, similar to dermal fillers and is performed using local anesthesia. There are no incisions involved in this procedure, though a small poke is needed to insert the threads into the skin. Novathreads are inserted parallel to the surface of the skin. Once inserted, the thread will remain in place to lift tissues for six to 12 months.

Recovery and Results

The NovaThread lift procedure can take up to six months to fully absorb into your body. NovaThread Lift procedures is an excellent way to restore the youthful-looking “V” shape to your jawline. There is no downtime required, though some bruising may occur. Patients can expect to see immediate results in their face, though full results take a few weeks to appear. While the sutures are underneath the skin, however, your skin gently reacts to the skin creating a “selective inflammatory response” to produce collagen to create a longer-lasting result: This principle is behind a lot of aesthetic procedures (such as fractioned lasers, skin tightening treatments and microneedling). Our skin is excellent at repairing itself, and by inserting the Novathreads underneath the skin to lift the loose skin, the skin will heal itself by creating new collagen naturally!

Contact Us Today!

If you are interested in the NovaThread Lift procedure, contact Reviance Portland at 503-953-1230 and request a consultation with Dr James Chan. Reviance serves patients in Portland, Clackamas, Oregon and surrounding areas. We also welcome out-of-state patients and can help plan and coordinate your stay.

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