The Ultimate NonSurgical Lift

MINT is an acronym for Minimally Invasive Nonsurgical Thread, representing an innovative approach to instantly and effectively rejuvenate sagging tissues by lifting and tightening them. MINT employs polydioxanone (PDO), a secure synthetic biodegradable monofilament that both stimulates collagen production and gradually dissolves. Rediscover your skin’s youthful firmness and elasticity with MINT, effectively turning back the hands of time.

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Benefits of MINT

  • MINT PDO Threads are designed to lift and tighten sagging skin, helping to restore a more youthful and firm appearance.
  • This treatment is non-surgical, meaning there are no incisions, cutting, or general anesthesia required, reducing the associated risks and downtime.
  • MINT PDO Threads provide subtle and natural-looking results, enhancing your appearance without an exaggerated or overdone look.
  • As the threads gradually dissolve, they stimulate the production of collagen, which further improves skin texture and elasticity over time.

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The Only Threads with Triple FDA Clearances

Our lifting threads are distinguished as the sole device of its category to possess three FDA clearances. These clearances cover various aspects, including skin approximation, reduction of nasolabial fold depth, and suitability for facial suspension surgery.

Additionally, MINT boasts one of the most comprehensive product selections within the US market, allowing for tailored treatments that cater to the specific requirements of individual patients. With options ranging from bi-directional and multi-directional barb threads to smooth threads, available in various styles and sizes, MINT offers an extensive array of possibilities to explore.

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The MINT Lift procedure can be accomplished within just 1 hour and delivers results that endure for up to 1 year. Immediate changes are noticeable, with the most remarkable improvements generally becoming evident after approximately one month. As the threads gradually dissolve, they encourage the development of new collagen, fortifying the skin’s layers and enhancing its overall complexion and texture. This revitalization leaves you feeling refreshed both internally and externally.

How Do MINT Threads Work?

MINT represents a secure and absorbable suture specially crafted to bring together sagging tissues. After the thread is introduced into the skin, the small barbs on the thread secure themselves to the sagging tissue and are subsequently adjusted to enhance and accentuate your inherent features. Over a period of 6-8 months, the thread gradually dissolves, potentially triggering your body to generate its own collagen, thus further enhancing the overall appearance of your skin.

When Can I See Results?

On average, the procedure typically lasts about 1 hour, and immediate results become visible. Patients can anticipate experiencing minimal discomfort, minimal scarring, and minimal recovery time when compared to surgical alternatives. As time passes, results will continue to enhance as swelling, redness, and bruising gradually diminish.

Can I Get PDO Threads More Than Once?

Although a single treatment may suffice for certain individuals, you have the option to undergo PDO thread treatment again if desired. These threads fully dissolve within a period of 6 to 8 months, allowing for the possibility of repeat treatments after consulting with your healthcare provider.

How Safe is It?

The threads are crafted from polydioxanone (PDO), a sophisticated sugar-based material that has a proven track record of safety. PDO has been utilized in orthopedic and cardiovascular surgeries for more than three decades. What sets MINT apart is its extensive safety profile, supported by over six years of documented research. Furthermore, MINT stands out as the first PDO suture in the US market to have obtained three FDA clearances.

How Long is the Downtime?

Following the procedure, you can promptly return to your regular daily routine. For more strenuous activities like exercise, it’s advisable to wait a week before resuming them. However, it’s essential to consult with your provider before doing so.

Are There Any Side Effects?

Typical side effects may encompass sensations of tenderness, minor bruising, swelling, and mild discomfort. Should you encounter any unusual issues or if the side effects persist longer than expected, we urge you to seek guidance from your healthcare provider. To mitigate the potential for complications, we strongly advise ensuring that your provider possesses verified professional training credentials in PDO thread procedures.

About Us

Dr. Juila Melamed

Dr Julia Melamed is a Master Injector working with most available fillers and injecting fillers and neuromodulators since 2009. She has attended multiple continued education courses, and is a member of IMCAS.

Jan Wozny

Jan Wozny is 24-year industry veteran. Jan carefully customizes each treatment to her patients’ unique needs. She has an arsenal of training in FDA-approved injectables like BotoxDysport, JUVÉDERM, JUVÉDERM VOLUMA, Restylane, Restylane LyftSculptra, and more.

What Our Patients Are Saying

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{Dr. Melamed, and Michael Flynn have been truly outstanding. I started seeing Michael about 3 months ago and in that time I have had a complete healthy transformation which I really did not think could be possible. The benefits I have achieved by following a very easy nutritional plan was amazing. I have worked out my entire life excessively and have never achieved the results like I have in the last few months. Great staff and one of the best life changing decisions I have ever made.{
{If you have visited your primary care doctor for things like feeling sluggish and not being able to lose weight, even though you are mindful of your diet and exercise, and have left the appointment frustrated with no new information in-hand, consider a consultation to discuss your concerns with Dr. Melamed. For the first time, a doctor took the time to listen and see the full picture. Dr. Melamed’s approach is informative, supportive and solution-driven and helped me understand the connection between energy levels and diet and more. Whether you need a jump start to get back on track to feeling like yourself or a better understanding of how your current diet and routine might be sabotaging your efforts, Dr. Melamed is genuinely working with you to get you where you want to be.{
{Wonderful experience! I had filler put into my cheek bones and it looks great! I get so many compliments. She really took the time to talk to me about what I wanted and make it look so good. I highly recommend to anyone to go see her. Staff very nice and helpful too.{
{This place is top notch!! I worked with Jan and before anything she sat down, we had a whole conversation explaining everything and asking me about my concerns. She definitely took her time & wasn't in a rush. Very professional great and experienced. The place is very clean and the medical atmosphere in which these things should be done in. Don't go anywhere else. I will definitely be back for more.{
{If you’re in the area, don’t bother with other clinics. Dr. Julia Melamed is absolutely amazing. It’s taken me years to find a doctor who would understand my face, needs, etc. Dr. Melamed provided that understanding. Her professionalism, down-to-earth personality, and integrity are unmatched. Also- the clinic itself is unparalleled in service, hospitality, and range of services. Highly recommend.{
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**Results may vary. We are reputable for complete customer satisfaction for completed treatments. Before and after images reflect real results from real patients, although individual results may vary. No treatment is promised to provide permanent results. A guarantee is neither provided nor implied. Statements estimating treatment duration and the number of treatments required are based on the typical experience or our patients, however individual experiences may vary.