Microneedling with PRP injections, also referred to as vampire facial, is a non-surgical and highly effective anti-aging treatment that enhances skin texture, tone, and refills lost facial volume. This vampire facelift combines two aesthetic treatments, micro-needling for elastin production and collagen boost with PRP (platelet rich plasma) for growing new tissue.
This PRP Facial Treatment is performed by a certified medical professional in a clinical setting. Recent studies conducted internationally recognize PRP therapy as one of the most promising treatments for scar reduction, collagen restoration, and growth. PRP treatments are considered safe and natural since it utilizes the platelets from your own body and there is minimal chance of developing an allergic reaction.
How Is PRP Facial Procedure Performed?
At N4 MedSpa the PRP Facial is performed by a certified professional in a clinical setting.
- A blood sample from your body is obtained (similar to a regular blood test procedure), and prepared by spinning it in a centrifuge machine. The specimen obtained is a liquid with the highly concentrated platelet rich plasma, which contains many growths factors.
- Your skin is prepared with a micro-needling device, and the platelet rich liquid is injected into your skin under local anesthesia.
After the N4MedSpa PRP facial , you will be able to return home or work immediately. Anesthetic medication used to numb the skin is not sedating, and you will be able to drive or use machinery safely.
Who Could Be Treated With a PRP Facial?
PRP facelift is considered a safe, natural treatment since it utilizes the platelets from your own body and there is minimal chance of developing an allergic reaction. Vampire facials through PRP therapy are considered effective for adults of all ages, all Fitzpatrick skin types and all people of different ethnic diversity. It is a great modality to achieve skin rejuvenation and tightening without downtime or pain.
PRP Facial is contraindicated for people with a history of diabetes, blood-clotting disorder, active infection of the skin, a history of shingles, or those taking immunosuppressant and blood-thinning medications.
How Long Does The PRP Facelift Procedure Take?
The PRP facial procedure takes around 20-30 minutes. However, we advise planning to spend 60-90 minutes in our office so we could apply numbing cream, collect and process your blood for the procedure.
Is PRP Facial Painful?
Absolutely not! Before the PRP facial procedure, a numbing cream will be applied to the skin area to be treated. After application of PRP liquid, a microneedling device is carefully glided along the skin. After the PRP facial, you might experience a mild inflammatory response and may have mild redness and bruising, which will subside in several days.
How Many PRP Facial Treatments Will I Need?
The PRP Facial needs to be performed several times (we recommend at least 3 procedures), every three to four weeks to be effective. PRP Facial treatments can help create new collagen in your skin, diminish wrinkles and acne scars, minimize pore size, and rejuvenate your skin.
How Long Does PRP Facial Last?
The results of this facial PRP therapy might last one to two years or longer. We recommend maintaining your skin results and performing follow up treatments every 12-24 months as needed.