Courses Offered:

PDO Thread Training

PDO Thread Class

Our PDO certification training course for thread face lifting is designed for those medical professionals interested in integrating this minimally invasive procedure into their practices. The specialized hands-on training promises to equip interested practitioners with the specific knowledge needed regarding determining which patients will best benefit, proper thread placement, anatomical considerations, pre-/post-procedure care, as well as branding and marketing of PDO threads. Our goal is to effectively enable all attending practitioners to implement this new, high-demand procedure safely upon completion of training.

Our Hands-On Training Course Includes:

  • Informative lecture on PDO threads
  • Hands-on experience with each facial area
  • PDO procedure
    • Patient selection
    • Pre-procedure care
      • Patient considerations
      • Tray set up
    • Local anesthesia review
      • Use of local anesthetics: various techniques; maximum dosing
    • Planning and marking
      • Upper face/forehead
      • Mid face
      • Lower face
      • Jawline
      • Submental
      • Neck
      • Body areas
    • Consent: Protecting your patient and your practice
    • Smooth thread volumizing strategies
      • Cheeks
      • Upper lip
      • Brow
      • Wrinkles and folds
      • Neck
    • Barbed thread lifting strategies
      • Forehead/brow: the “fox/cat eye lift”
      • Mid face: V-Lift
      • Lower face: jowls
      • Submental region
      • Tied and floating techniques
    • Post-procedure care


About the trainers:

Erika Barry, NP-C, MSN, serves as an international trainer for Merz, Allergan, and Galderma, where she’s also recognized as an expert faculty. In addition, Erika also runs her own private training company. She’s trained top doctors, NP’s, PA’s and RN’s, both within the U.S. and abroad. Learn more about Erica here.

Hania Khorshidi, NP-BC, MSN, is the recipient of injector awards from Allergan and Galderma, as well as serving as a Key Opinion Leader for Merz and PDO. Hania also owns and operates Moksha Medical Aesthetics, as well as an aesthetic training school, My Haus of Beauty. She serves as a national trainer for Merz Aesthetics and conducts private trainings throughout the U.S. and Canada. 

Upcoming Courses

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