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2 years ago I had this procedure it did not work I returned to yhe doctor and was told the threads are still there helping to lift? My face did not change and I did not believe this answer from the doctor what do you think?

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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
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September 17, 2009 6:50 PM

Aptos and the newer versions of thread lifts are a very short lived solution and nothing short of a scam.. (more)
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September 16, 2009 4:21 PM

In my personal opinion, threads have no place in Plastic Surgery practices. Threads can uually provide only temporary results as gravity wins against the action of the threads. Another (more)
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melbourne, Australia
September 16, 2009 4:33 PM

Thank you for your quick response I now realise how right you are but my doctor knew I could not afford any down time as would be the case with what you suggest I still think he took my money under false pretenses.



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