PRP Facial Rejuvenation (Vampire Facial®)
PRP Facial Rejuvenation, also known as Vampire Facial, is a new-age skincare treatment method that uses your body’s own natural elements to help stimulate collagen. By the age of 25, your body’s collagen production rate drops drastically and continues to decline as you age. A PRP facial is often called a vampire facial because it involves the drawing of your blood prior to the procedure.
Your blood is made up of 4 primary components: red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, and platelets. Platelets are more recently being used in medicine to help naturally heal the body in areas of orthopedic medicine as seen in degeneration and injuries to assist with inflammation, range of motion, and pain as well as in aesthetic medicine. Your blood is drawn and spun down in a centrifuge to separate out the components. The platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is then used by being injected and topically penetrated into the skin. Eventually, the PRP is absorbed by your skin over the following 24+ hours. This cuts the recovery time compared to multiple micro-needling treatments while speeding your natural collagen production to improve fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture, and overall tightening of the skin.
You may be a candidate for a Vampire Facial if you have:
- Acne scars
- Bothersome lines and wrinkles
- Uneven skin tone or hyperpigmentation
- Are not ready for a surgical facelift
*Downtime is minimal with a PRP facial, however, we recommend that you do not wash your face for 24 hours after a PRP facial so the products have time to penetrate the skin.
Collagenizer® Facial Treatments
Skin aging and visible destruction happen slowly and incrementally. Collagenizing is an FDA-approved fourth-generation non-invasive technology used to rejuvenate skin from inside, without needles. The Collagenizer uses a proprietary Predictive PermeationTM with electromagnetic energy to the face, neck +/or chest to rejuvenate skin from the inside to stimulate collagen synthesis. This then replenishes the intradermal losses of connective tissue that manifests as wrinkles and makes the skin appear old and lacking nourishment. The treatment builds collagen, hyaluronic acid, elastin, and peptides deeper below the skin to result in a healthy glow. This treatment rejuvenates mature skin as it firms, tightens, and smooths superficial lines, wrinkles, and even dark spots.
Our patients in their teens to patients in their late 70’s have instantly noticed more refined skin elasticity, a reduction in lines and wrinkles, resculpted tissue lifting, and a youthful appearance immediately following treatment.
*It is often recommended to have a series of 3 treatments over 2-3 months for optimal results.
Botox and Dysport are FDA-approved treatments for both women and men to temporarily smooth moderate to severe forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines. Temporary improvement is achieved by injecting product in the muscles in these areas. Treatment typically takes less than 15 minutes and most people describe the injections as a slight pinch.
Botox and Dysport target one of the major underlying causes of facial wrinkles, the repeated muscle contractions from frowning, squinting, smiling, and raising the eyebrows over the years. Your provider will determine which treatment is best for you, then inject these muscles to temporarily reduce muscle activity. You will begin to notice a visible smoothing of the frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines within 24-48 hours, and results typically last up to 3-4 months.
Juvederm is an injectable dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid used to restore facial contours and improve the signs of aging. It is a treatment that focuses on the lower face, specifically the cheeks, lips, and around the mouth. The treatment takes about 15-30 minutes. Results are immediate and typically last 1-2 years.
At Center for Wellness MD we treat a variety of skin problems. Acne scar treatment with Fractora can reduce the appearance of acne scarring in a series of 15 minutes, painless RF micro-needling treatments without expensive medications. Radio-frequency micro-needling, with or without Platelet rich plasma (the “Vampire facial” procedures) can also treat age spots, removing dark and brown spots that can be the legacy of sun damage from the Colorado sun.
Fractora RF micro-needling also reduces facial redness and rosacea. The radio-frequency energy that we introduce into the deeper layers of skin can treat skin laxity, allowing for noninvasive skin tightening and noninvasive wrinkle reduction. Adding PRP (platelet rich plasma) to RF micro-needling can enhance results for a less invasive “facelift”when collagen repair is stimulated. Fractora RF micro-needling can be used on many parts of the body to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and surgical scars.
*Visible results can be seen immediately following Fractora, with the most noticeable results appearing after 2 weeks. Improvements can continue up to 3 months after treatment. Patient downtime is minimal, and makeup can be applied 1-2 days following treatment. Patients can see micro lesions a few days after treatment and slight redness for up to a week.
SkinCeuticals® Skin Care Products
Center for Wellness MD offers one of the best scientifically proven skincare products on the market. Made in the U.S. these clinical-grade skincare products are used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medspas for both professional aesthetic treatments and for daily homecare use. The products are formulated to prevent future damage, correct signs of aging, and maintain your healthy glowing skin. They contain optimized concentrations of pure ingredients that are proven to absorb and deliver visible benefits for the skin. This comprehensive skincare line offers excellent products for aging skin, acne, discolorations, and highly sensitive skin types. From facial sunscreens to award-winning anti-oxidants containing Vitamin C in the anti-aging eye and neck creams are available for purchase in our office.
Want Your Skin To Shine?
Contact Center for Wellness MD at (303) 309-3660 to schedule a skin consultation.