The Vampire Facial® is a non-surgical procedure used to:
It uses a combination of Micro-needling and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to stimulate skin tightening and rejuvenation of collagen in the face, skipping the dermal filler part. The procedure starts with topical anesthetics to relieve any pain or discomfort from the procedure. A sample of blood is then collected from the patient and spun in a special centrifuge to help isolate the PRP cells containing many growth factors and healing properties. After which the platelets are then injected back into your skin, especially your deeper lines, to stimulate new collagen and tissue growth using our Micro-needling pen called the SkinPen.
Some patients may get a feeling that resembles a light sunburn in the first 24 hours. However, this procedure has no downtime and patients can resume regular activities the same day.
Desired results can be achieved in only one visit, but more treatments are often recommended by your medical provider depending on your initial response to your first treatment and your desired result. The most common treatment protocol is once a month for the first three months, and then after this, patients can make additional appointments every twelve months for maintenance and upkeep.