PRP with Vampire Face Lift
PRP with Vampire Face Lift compromises of injecting growth factors obtained from a person's platelets, in his facial skin at specified areas.
Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that's primarily used to minimize the signs of aging.
During a standard session, a dermatologist uses a special roller or device with needles to prick the skin and stimulate new collagen production. Because of this, microneedling is also known as collagen induction therapy or percutaneous collagen induction.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), as an injection or topically, can be added to the session for an additional cost. It may improve the healing Trusted Source and decrease the duration of redness and swelling seen after microneedling.
What's this procedure used for?
Traditional microneedling is used to treat everything from age spots and wrinkles to scarring and certain forms of hyperpigmentation. PRP may boost these effects and help you achieve your desired results faster.
Although microneedling can be used to treat scars and stretch marks on other areas of the body, most studies with PRP and scars seem to be focused on treatment of the face.
The term vampire facial is typically used to refer to microneedling with PRP used topically, afterward.
Most patients are good candidates for this type of the procedure, with few contraindications to treatment existing.
It may not be the best option for you if you:
- are pregnant
- use or recently used Accutane for acne
- still have active acne resulting in new scarring
- have certain skin conditions, such as facial eczema or rosacea
- scar easily
- have a history of poor wound healing
- have undergone skin radiation in the last 12 months
Our doctor will evaluate your medical history to determine if you're a good candidate for microneedling with PRP.