The concept of micro-needling AKA Vampire Facial has been around for a while and is based upon the skin’s ability to naturally repair itself when injured.
Micro-needling allows for controlled stimulation of the skin’s self-repair process by creating precise, micro-injuries in the skin, which automatically trigger new collagen synthesis without causing scar tissue formation. The micro-injuries also create channels that allow product to penetrate deeper into the skin resulting in better product efficacy.
Micro-needling is designed to stimulate your skin’s natural ability to produce new collagen formation, creating healthier skin, and can be used to improve the appearance of acne scars, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, skin texture, and fine lines and wrinkles.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy aka “the vampire facial”, is used to improve texture, fine lines, deep wrinkles, and scars. PRP treatment involves a simple blood draw which is then spun down using a centrifuge that separates the plasma and platelet portion. The PRP is then infused back into the skin to stimulate collagen and regenerate new tissue growth.
Platelets contain substances called “growth factors” that activate and rejuvenate cells in our body.
PRP treatment can be combined with micro-needling treatments, or injected into the face like a filler. Using PRP to treat the under eye area aka “tear troughs” is a very safe and effective way to correct fine lines, dark circles, hollowing, and dryness. Results often include a more youthful glowing complexion with improvements to the appearance of hyperpigmentation and acne scarring.