Intraline Threads Cog are polydioxanone (PDO) threads used to tighten and lift dermal tissue to reduce skin sagging. These cogged threads have superior holding power and strength, and are suitable for most types of lifting procedures, like brow, mid-face, or jaw lifts. Two variations of this product are available, the C19100 and the C2190. The C19100 model has a 19G gauge size and a length ranging 100 to 140mm, while the C2190 model has a 21G gauge size and a length ranging between 90 to 150mm.
This product is composed of polydioxanone, a material commonly used to make resorbable medical devices. The thread are monofilaments with cogs present in a spiral pattern along the thread. These threads come pre-mounted on a silicone-coated needle.
Instilling Intraline Threads is a minimally invasive procedure with little risk of adverse events. The most frequent side effects are injection-linked reactions.
The above effects are usually not severe and will typically resolve within a week.
Some side effects are due to improper placement and can be resolved with the removal of the thread. Patients are advised to seek immediate medical attention if they experience any rare side effects.
This may not be the complete list of side effects, refer to the product’s package insert for more information.