Aptos combines non-invasive threads and methods to lift, contour, and revitalize the face and body. Invented in 1996 by Dr. Marlen Sulamanidze and developed by Dr. George Sulamanidze and Dr. Constantin Sulamanidze, the method has been embraced by the cosmetic industry for 22 years.
The absorbable thread lifting method is done by a single-use suture, delivering permanent lifting and contouring results.
Aptos thread lifting methods are minimally invasive, achieve facial and body rejuvenation, and improve the skin quality without surgery, scarring or downtime.
Advantages of Aptos thread lift:
- Minimally invasive procedure
- Under the local anesthesia
- Takes about 15 – 20 minutes
- Immediate evident results
- Minimum downtime
- Stimulates collagen growth
- Increases microcirculation
- Long-term effect
Compared to traditional facelift, which leaves visible changes and well-hidden but clear scars, APTOS thread lift does not leave scars or alter the face’s original features. You will look like your old pictures again.
The procedure is not painful and is performed under local anesthesia. It does not leave scars, is short and needs minimal downtime.
Like all procedures of this type, there is a possibility of having side effects, although not everybody experiences them. These side effects include:
These inconveniences should disappear within a few days after treatment. If you experience any side effects, you should talk to your doctor.
Only doctors trained in APTOS METHODS are authorized to implement the treatment.
No special preparation is required prior to APTOS thread lift.
However, it is recommended to discuss your expectations and ask your doctor any questions you have before starting treatment.
Inform the doctor of any treatment you have already received and/or of any medicines you are currently taking.
Ideal candidates for thread lifts include people with minimal signs of aging who just need a small lift. Usually, these are women and men between 30 and 55.
Right candidates are those patients who have
Candidates include those who have had some relapse from a previous procedure such as a facelift or neck lift.
APTOS can be used to treat various parts of the face and body, including: