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MINT™ PDO THREADING AT ARIBA MEDICAL

MINT™ stands for Minimally Invasive Non-surgical Thread. It is a unique absorbable thread designed to approximate and fixate sagging tissues and boost collagen. The thread is made from a complex sugar polydioxanone or PDO – a safe suture material that has been used in orthopedic and cardiovascular surgeries for over 30 years. Treatments involve minimal pain and minimal downtime, and the results can be seen immediately, so you can look and feel your best in no time. It’s time to stop worrying and start rejuvenating!

Before and After 1 Treatment of PDO Threads to lift neck.

BENEFITS OF MINT™ PDO THREADING

  • Lifts and tightens face and neck
  • Reduces textured acne scarring
  • Contours Face
  • Lifts eyebrows
Before and After 2 Treatments of PDO Threads for textured acne scarring.

(PDO threads do not treat hyperpigmentation)

MINT™ PDO Pre & Post Care Instructions

Post Care Instructions:

  • Please do not drink alcohol for 1-2 days prior to the procedure.
  • . Please do not smoke 1-2 weeks before and 1-2 weeks after the procedure.
  • . Please discontinue the use of blood thinners 2-3 days before the procedure. If patient is taking Warfarin®, it is recommended to stop taking it 5 days prior to the
  • procedure. Please consult with your prescribing physician before discontinuing your blood thinners.

Post Care Instructions:

    • Patient may go back to everyday life (i.e. eating, walking, etc.) right after the procedure.
    • Swelling may be present after the procedure but the use of ice packs for 30 minutes for a few days will help lessen the swelling.
    • Patient should avoid washing hair and taking a shower for the next 24 hours after the procedure. When washing face after 24 hours, gently wash the area.
    • Patient should avoid drinking or smoking for 1-2 weeks to prevent possible infection. Smoking and drinking can slow down the healing process.
    • Patient should avoid aggressive or prolonged chewing, wide yawns, and big smiles for up to 1 month.
    • Patient should avoid lying down either in a prone or side position within 4 hours after the procedure to decrease the possibility of the movements of threads. It is recommended that the patient sleeps in a supine position for the next 3-5 days to prevent the movement of threads.