Aptos Threads at Hospital Clinica Biblica – best choice in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

Medical Tourism Cosmetic Plastic surgery Aptos Threads

Aptos Thread

General description
Plastic surgery that requires tissue manipulation uses polypropylene threads -material that does not cause rejection nor reaction, is non-toxic and highly resistant. These threads are introduced in the skin using guides with fishbone-like openings that grab deep tissues and press them to stretch the area treated.  

Russian threads are widely used on the face to improve the wrinkles around the nose and chin, lift eyebrows or get rid of hanging tissue around the cheek. A surgeon must evaluate the patient because in cases of severe flaccidity it is advisable to perform other surgical procedures.

Technical description
Procedure – Russian or Aptos threads are introduced under the skin to give it strength and get rid of wrinkles. It requires pre-surgery evaluation. The results are immediately seen.

Hospitalization – Aptos or Russian threads do not require the patient to stay at the hospital. The patient must take anti-inflammatory and antibiotic medication after surgery, nevertheless, inflammation is minimal so you would be able to go back to your daily routine soon.

Time – Aptos or Russian threads treatment takes around an hour.



Total cost will vary according to individual needs.


Plastic surgeons

Dr. Arguello Choiseul
Dr. Chavarría León
Dr. Da Cruz Dos Santos


Dr. Guillermo Cortés Antia
Dra. Svetlana Demianko
Dra. Josephine Hernández
Dr. Mauricio Mora de Miranda
Dra. Samantha Naranjo Galloni

Facial Plastic Surgery

 • Facelift

 • Eyebrow lift / forehead lift

 • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)

 • Rhinoplasty (Nose surgery)

 • Chin implant

 • Cheek implants (Malar)

 • Aptos Threads

Breast surgery

 • Breast Enlargement

 • Breast reduction

 • Breast lift

Leg surgery

 • Sclerotherapy

 • Calf implants

 • Butt Implants (Gluteal)

Facial treatments

 • Cosmetic Fillers

 • Botox

Chemical peel


Hair treatments

Hair replacement

Hair removal




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