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PRP Vampire Facial in Millburn, NJ

A PRP vampire facial is a non-surgical treatment that refreshes the skin using the body’s own healing properties. The procedure combines the patient’s own blood platelets with microneedling to boost the rejuvenation effects.

Beauty is an integral part of who we are. It shapes the way we present ourselves and the way others perceive us. As we age, our skin and hair change and reflect who we have become and how we look and feel. There are innovative and effective cosmetic treatments that can help the skin look and feel younger and healthier, including a PRP vampire facial.

What is a Vampire Facial?

A vampire facial is a microneedling treatment that adds platelet-rich plasma (PRP), taken from the patient during a blood draw, which gives this treatment its unique name. Microneedling is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses tiny needles to create micro-channels in the dermal tissue. The tiny injuries from microneedling heal naturally, stimulating elastin and collagen production for smoother, more youthful skin.

Microneedling with PRP is an enhanced procedure that speeds up the rejuvenation process for faster and more noticeable results. This cosmetic treatment still creates micro-wounds on the skin but also delivers platelets deep into the dermal tissue via the micro-channels to make the treatment more effective.

Is a PRP Facial Rejuvenation Treatment Painful?

When performed by an experienced, board-certified dermatologist, a PRP vampire facial is quite safe and produces stunning results. A blood sample is collected before microneedling and placed in a spinning device known as a centrifuge that separates the platelet-rich plasma from the rest of the blood. 

Platelets are often viewed as elements of the immune system, but they’re actually the outside nucleus of blood cells and can be found almost anywhere in your blood. They’re also incredibly abundant, making up about a quarter of the cells in your blood. PRP contains essential components that help rejuvenate the skin, including cytokines and growth factors, which are proteins that help aid tissue repairs. It has been shown to enhance the healing process and create more noticeable improvements.

The microneedling device creates tiny channels on the skin, and this portion of the treatment takes about 30 minutes. Then, a topical PRP serum is applied to the treatment area and massaged into the skin to spur collagen, elastin production, and healthy skin cell regeneration. PRP facial rejuvenation is not a painful procedure. A topical anesthetic can be applied to the face before treatment to reduce any pain or discomfort for a relaxing experience. Microneedling with PRP has minimal side effects but can result in some:

  • Bruising
  • Inflammation
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Infection

What Are the Benefits of a PRP Vampire Facial?

As the skin ages, it can develop aging symptoms like wrinkles, sagging, or uneven skin tone. Microneedling with PRP is a comprehensive solution that can treat multiple signs of aging and leave the skill feeling refreshed. A PRP vampire facial has many benefits for the skin, including:

  • Minimally-invasive and minimal downtime
  • Minimal discomfort with topical anesthetic
  • FDA-approved treatment
  • In-office treatment
  • Long-lasting results with regular maintenance

A PRP vampire facial can treat:

  • Acne scars
  • Sun damage
  • Enlarged pores
  • Uneven skin tone and skin texture
  • Wrinkles and fine lines
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Skin laxity or sagging

How Long Does a PRP Vampire Facial Last?

A vampire facial has minimal downtime and recovery. Patients should avoid applying certain products on the skin after treatment, including makeup. During recovery, it is critical to follow aftercare treatment plans and avoid sun exposure by using glasses, hats, and lotion. Many patients can begin to see results within days, but results vary based on skin condition and expected outcome. 

This innovative treatment continues to work for several weeks and months after the initial treatment. It can take time for new collagen and elastin to take effect, and complete results can be seen within the first three months. After treatment, the skin will appear refreshed, smoother, tighter, and brighter.

While highly effective, a PRP vampire facial is not a permanent solution to signs of aging and requires regular treatment sessions to maintain your desired appearance. Sessions should be spaced six to 12 months apart for proper healing. Your experienced, board-certified dermatologist can assess your condition and goals to create a personalized plan that includes a regular maintenance schedule.

Rejuvenate Your Skin With a Vampire Facial in Millburn, NJ

Millburn Laser Center is a medical and cosmetic dermatology center in Millburn, New Jersey, with a state-of-the-art facility designed for patient comfort. Our center has a comprehensive selection of lasers and devices to treat various skin conditions and concerns with the highest quality and results. We focus on the unique makeup of skin to create tailored treatment plans that meet patient goals and expectations.

Microneedling is becoming increasingly popular for its unmatched rejuvenation. This treatment is ideal for men and women seeking a fresh look with reduced signs of aging and a brighter complexion. Our cosmetic dermatologists are highly trained and experienced in performing microneedling with PRP. Contact us to schedule a consultation and learn more about our PRP vampire facial.

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