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Thread Lift Training I & II - Orlando, FL

VENUE: Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport | 9200 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL

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About the Workshop

Some may know Orlando as the Theme Parks Capital of the world, but did you know Orlando is also called the City of Beautiful? We don’t believe in coincidences. Join Empire Medical Training in Orlando, FL for our latest PDO Thread Lift Training I & II specialty course. A step ahead in Aesthetic Medicine, PDO Thread Face Lifting procedures are now the number one sought non-surgical cosmetic procedure after Botox. Ideal for Health Care Practitioners, Physicians, Nurses, and Dentists, the PDO Thread Lift Training course is a vital addition to reshaping and renovating an otherwise outdated aesthetic practice.

An evidence-based workshop led by celebrity status physician instructors, the Empire Medical Training’s Orlando PDO Thread Lift course is a learning opportunity like no other. Attendees will learn to differentiate between the currently available thread products while they practice and perform PDO Thread Lift procedures in a safe and controlled environment.

The PDO Thread Lift Training course holds an AMA-accredited curriculum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit, planned by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the joint providership of Medical Educational Resources (MER) 

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Course Overview

Are you an aesthetic practitioner near Orlando, Kissimmee, Clermont, Sanford, Lakeland, Titusville, or other surrounding areas in Florida? If your answer is yes, the Orlando PDO Thread Lift Training I & II is a perfect match for you.

Completing the PDO Thread Lift Training Course will help attendees in understanding and developing the skills necessary to correctly identify patients who would benefit from PDO Thread Lift operations, using PDO Thread Lift as a complement to existing aesthetic medicine techniques.

In doing so the PDO Thread Lift Training Course attendees will learn to perform the following procedures:

  • Midface Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Filler
  • Jawline Contouring
  • Décolletage Filling
  • Cheekbone Shaping
  • Cheek Augmentation (Mesh)
  • Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty
  • Tear Through Volumizing
  • Laugh Line Filling
  • Vermillion Border (Lip Definition) Filler
  • Abdomen and “Belly”
  • Submental Tightening
  • Lip Flip Technique
  • Acne PDO
  • Cats Eyebrow or Thread Lift

Based on the category of Aesthetic Threads, the PDO Thread Lift Training Workshop will be divided into two sections:

  • Level 1: Smooth Thread Training which is essential to stimulate collagen and aid in Facial Rejuvenation
  • Level 2: Lifting Thread Training which provides a firmer look. Ideal for treating wrinkles, and fine lines, as well as providing an “anchoring” effect. 

During the program, the following types of threads will be reviewed and discussed:

  • Smooth Threads (Mono)
  • Twisted PDO Threads (Basic, Double, and Screw Super)
  • Volume Threads (Basic and Broom) – Cannula
  • Barb Unidirectional & Bidirectional Threads – Sharp & Cannula Options
  • Barb 3D Threads
  • Barb 4D Threads
  • New Higher Gauge Threads – Cannula Option Extreme Facial and Body Indications

Course Objectives

During your stay in Orlando, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your knowledge in the following areas:

  • Learn to perform and safely administer PDO Thread Lift procedures for a broader range of patients personalizing and adapting these services to the patient's needs and aesthetic expectations. 
  • Recognize how to predict and prevent risks, pitfalls, complications, and adverse events in patients in order to safeguard patients while providing the highest level of care.
  • Understand and comply with generally accepted protocols regarding the selection, placement, and volume of PDO sutures for optimal results in aesthetic requests. 
  • Study the interaction between PDO sutures and basic facial anatomy, as well as the differences between the product characteristics and areas of injection.
  • Assess who is an ideal candidate for the PDO Thread Lift procedure, which patients will benefit from the available procedures, and research the anatomical areas that can benefit from PDO procedures. 
  • Increase patient awareness and offer enhanced patient care about PDO Thread Lift procedures, followed by post-treatment aftercare.

Who the event is for?

A step ahead in Aesthetic Medicine, PDO Thread Face Lifting procedures are now the number one sought non-surgical cosmetic procedure after Botox. Ideal for Health Care Practitioners, Physicians, Nurses, and Dentists, the PDO Thread Lift Training course is a vital addition to reshaping and renovating an otherwise outdated aesthetic practice.


Empire Medical Training expects all registered attendees to review the educational videos to ensure the highest level of participation and safeguard the live-patient volunteers for the PDO Thread Lift Training (Module I & II). Completing our video-on-demand or virtual training requires participating in the hands-on element for certification.

The most valuable aspect of any live course is the opportunity to interact and learn directly from faculty members. Don’t waste your chance to ask questions and learn from Physician instructors. After registration, you will gain access to the Empire’s education portal with access to all pre-requisite videos for the following topics:

Patient Consultation Process

  • Communicating expected results for PDO Thread Lifting Treatments
  • Techniques that will satisfy your patient's goals. 

Learn to properly mark facial zones. Product Characteristics, Mechanism of Action, Patient Selection, Standard of Care Considerations, and proper placement of the PDO thread sutures.

Facial Anatomy:

  • Contraindications for Treatment
  • Zones of Adherence
  • Correcting Complications and Adverse Events

Established protocols, understanding of the medical model, safety techniques, and indications for treatment for the following areas:

  • Placement of PDO Smooth or Twisted Threads for mid-face, décolleté, perioral, lips, neck, and other volumizing areas of the face.
  • Placement of Barbed Surgical Sutures for the face, arms, and other anatomical areas.
  • After-Care Instruction Post-Treatment.
  • Other “Pearls” associated with the PDO procedures including how to manage patient expectations.

Course Agenda

8:30am - 9:00am


9:00am - 9:30am

Physician Introduction, Brief history, and definition of PDO Thread Sutures including product characteristics, mechanism of action, potential uses, indications for treatment, and patient considerations.

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Review the various types of PDO sutures commercially available and their potential use in various facial and body part areas. Differentiate the types of FDA Cleared threads in relation to dimensions, gauge, and length for the appropriate use in the application of PDO sutures medically and aesthetically. Advantages and disadvantages of using PDO Thread Lift sutures for correction compared to other conventional treatment options for the most common aesthetic conditions including “standard of care” considerations for enhanced patient care.

10:30am - 10:45am


10:45am - 11:15am

Combination or stand-alone treatments using the various types of threads including relative and absolute contraindications for treatment. Review guidelines for who is a “good candidate for treatment”, risks and possible complications, adverse events, limitations associated with the procedure, and setting patient expectations.

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Review of Facial anatomy about vascular, muscular, and neural structures preceding the PDO Thread Lift training for depth, insertion, and placement. Evaluate and assess the aging process associated with patient presentation and planning considerations for the procedure. Final appraisal of the patient and selection of the various types of PDO Thread sutures – planning for the procedure. Review standard of care for “clean room” procedures, keeping a sterile field, and anesthesia options (considerations) for patients depending upon facial or body part area.

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Review generally accepted sample protocols for the placement of smooth (mono) PDO sutures for the correction of tissue density, tissue volume, or scaffolding of the tissue area creating a “mesh” effect. Placement considerations concerning the number of threads, gauge of thread, and physical placement of threads are discussed for the common facial and body part areas including actual technique strategies that may be utilized to support tissue structures.

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Live demonstration by Physician Instructor for the Smooth (mono) PDO Thread Suture placement. Questions and Answers

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Supervised Hands-On Training for attendees on volunteer patients utilizing Smooth (mono) PDO threads utilizing the various types of PDO (mono) sutures for a variety of facial and possible body indications (dependent on volunteer indications for treatment). 

All participants must follow COVID-19 precautions per updated CDC guidelines and must adhere to Empire Medical Training's safety policies. Any patients and/or volunteers must agree to the policies before participating in the hands-on session and must always adhere to CDC guidelines.

Operating on a tight schedule? You can opt for the live virtual program training and attend a future Orlando In-Person event to complete your full experience.

Planning your visit

The PDO Threads Lift Training I & II faculty staff welcomes you to Florida. Orlando is one of the busiest cities in America for conferences and conventions, making it one of the central hubs for networking professionals and a great starting point for aesthetic practitioners seeking to expand their business. Want a change of pace? Take a detour and enjoy Clearwater Beach or play golf at one of the 60+ courses in Orlando.

Or visit any of the six major theme parks, because, why not? 

PDO Threads Lift Training –The Orlando Experience

Taking place at the Orlando World Center Marriot, the course offers a convenient location with all the amenities. This aparthotel is 5.8 mi away from Disney Springs and a 7 mins drive away from Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. 

Join us in Orlando, meet others working in your area and expand your aesthetic practice. Once you are done, you can explore our Optional Membership Plans include a handful of benefits and discounts for our proud members with Hands-On Live Patient training for up to 45 free workshops and exclusive access to special events.

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