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PRFEdu 3-day Course on PDO Threads

This new 3-day program at Advanced PRF Education will teach clinicians regarding the safe use of Polydioxanone (PDO) sutures as strong and flexible biomaterials that are routinely used in aesthetics.

Around 2010, surgeons in Korea began using PDO sutures for cosmetic lifting and tightening. Approximately 4-6 months after insertion, they are degraded by the body’s immune system. However, the PDO material is a powerful collagen stimulant. This new collagen provides skin lifting and tightening that remains 10-15 months after treatment. Since 2010, PDO threading has gained worldwide popularity as patients seek treatments that are less invasive and safer than traditional plastic surgery. Companies are now also making absorbable sutures from Polycaprolactone (PCL) and Poly-L-Lactic acid (PLLA).

The course will also cover how to use the Bio-Filler (albumin gel in combination with liquid concentrated-PRF) to maximize the biostimulatory effect of both modalities when utilized in combination.

  • Generate neo-collagenesis in the skin

  • Mild fibrosis results which strengthen connective tissue of skin

  • Threads tighten tissue through “net effect”

  • Results are noticed after 4-6 weeks for mesh techniques, immediately after barbed techniques

This 22 CE Credits course is designed to take doctors, dentists, nurses, and PAs into the space of PDO threads.

Day 1: Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm Beginning PDO Threads Didactic and Hands-on Training

Day 2: Saturday 8:00am to 5:00pm Intensive Day of Intermediate Hands-on Training

Day 3: Sunday 8:00am to 3:00pm (Optional for medical professionals) Intensive Day of Advanced Body Hands-on Training

Take a look at before and after PDO threads treatment below.


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