Also known as Vampire Facial or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is a nonsurgical skin rejuvenation procedure which offers restoration of the shape, improved tone and texture and new and younger tissue (literally).
PRP therapy is a procedure that has been used successfully for years to heal sports related injuries and non-healing wounds. It is now becoming a treatment of choice for many to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, sun damage and dark circles under their eyes.
PRP is a natural product created from your own body. A small amount of blood is drawn and placed in a sterile tube containing a specific anticoagulant that is spun down in a centrifuge to separate the different components of the blood. Red and white blood cells are divided from the platelets and the plasma (the clear fluid). This plasma now contains a higher than normal number of platelets and is called ‘platelet rich plasma’, or PRP.
The treatment is relatively safe because of its organic nature and it works. It uses plasma taken from the patient’s own blood instead of chemicals injected into the body. The possibility of side effects is practically nonexistent because the body is unlikely to reject its own product.
The principle is to create a supra-therapeutic levels of subject’s own platelets, nearly 3-5 times above baseline values, allowing the growth factors to be released and stimulate the normal wound healing process, similar to the way the skin heals after a scrape.
The procedure can sound a little too much for some people however, you can simply visit us to inquire about the procedure and what it entails in person to feel comfortable going through with it.