i-Thread is sterile monofilament synthetic absorbable suture composed of the polyester, poly (p-dioxanone). Polydioxanone suture provides would support for longer period as compared to other synthetic absorbable suture. Polydioxanone suture also offers far superior tensile strength.
When injected to the body, i-Thread is absorbed slowly in period of 90-120 days. During this process, the body generates collagen as it is absorbed, enhancing firmness to the area of injection. The effect of i-Thread will generally last for about 2 years. It is also a painless procedure where there is no need for any anesthesia for the procedure (if the patient has low tolerance for pain, topical anesthesia can be used.)
Thorough assessment of the product attached to hand ridge of may result in the suture to be often over stated without gradual increment.
Indications are on the above parameters
Folds, frown lines, and other general facial wrinkle removal.
Facial area lift
Breast lifting effect