How Does A Vampire Facial Work?

Are you intrigued by the vampire facial but not sure what to expect from the procedure. While the name may be somewhat scary, the vampire facial is actually an effective anti-aging treatment that can rejuvenate dull, drab skin. But how does a vampire facial work.

What is a vampire facial?

A vampire facial is a minimally invasive facial rejuvenation procedure that combines microneedling with platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Microneedling is a skin revitalizing technique in which a small device with tiny needles is used to remodel tissue, and stimulate collagen. PRP is a serum that contains a high concentration of blood platelets.

How does a vampire facial work?

The microneedling device is moved across the skin, and the tiny needles penetrate down to the dermis. The microneedles create microscopic channels that trigger the skin’s healing response, resulting in collagen formation.

PRP is applied immediately following microneedling, so it is able to penetrate down to the deep layers of the skin through the micro-channels. This ensures optimal absorption of the PRP. The growth factors in the platelets promote tissue repair, which helps to heal a variety of skin issues, and stimulates collagen.

PRP is obtained from the patient’s blood. A small sample of blood is drawn from the patient and then centrifuged to isolate the platelets. PRP has a much higher concentration of growth factors than whole blood.

The vampire facial can soften fine lines and wrinkles, reduce scars, correct photodamage, and give the skin a healthier glow. The collagen boost will firm and tighten the skin, and brighten the complexion.

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If you are in the Westlake Village & Camarillo, CA areas, Best Self Medical Arts is our featured practice.

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