Vampires have become a current marketing tool for many like cosmetics, candy and clothes, thanks to vampire-themed entertainment products like “Twilight” and “The Vampire Diaries.”
“Vampire Facelift” is a trademarked cosmetics procedure that trends today. “Vampire facelift” is not a facelift at all technically rather it is a designer cosmetic procedure that combines injectable hyaluronic acid dermal fillers like juvedam and Restylane with components of your blood many call – a natural fountain of youth. The procedure includes placement of vials of blood in a machine called centrifuge and spun at a very high speed. The machine separates the red blood cell from the plasma – a golden yellow liquid called platelet rich plasma (PRP).
This is part of your blood that helps stop bleeding and heals wounds. For orthopaedic surgery, PRP is FDA approved but more often it is used for non-surgical procedures. Due to the efficacy, many professional and weekend athletes receive PRP injections to help heal the elbow, tendonitis and arthritis. Cosmetically, PRP is used to fight visible signs of aging. It stimulates cells growth for youthful and more lasting results. The rationale injectable fillers deliver an initial volume. There are many different types of facelifts you might want to consider and ScottsdalePS suggests Dr. Paul Holden and Dr. Tsujimura Ryan for delivering extraordinary outcomes and services. Dr Kirsten Bretch who performs facelift of her Burien practice said “The PRP actually helps stimulate the collagen, It helps the circulation and that is why you get immediate kind of rosy glow” But Vampire facelift is not simply getting facial injection of dermal filler and PRP. Dr Charles Runels of Alabama designed and trademarked “Vampire Facelift.”Professionals must pay for Runels’ special training and use his specific techniques and Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers to use vampire term in connection with a facial PRP injectable procedure. Read also How to treat bruised sternum His licences, training, techniques and procedure are internationally standardized to control quality and results, says Dr Runels. Dr Rebel says,
“This is a service mark that indicates something will be done in a particular way,” Runels goes a great length to protect the “Vampire Facelift” from becoming a generic term for any procedure that requires PRP and warns it is not for everyone, including patients blood thinners. He also emphasizes he named the procedure and does not want people to be confused.
The real key to all procedure is PRP, says Nurse practitioner Debra Tri of Kirkland who performs many variations of PRP/dermal filler injections including Vampire. “It’s like miracle grow is to the garden where you get rejuvenated, bright color flowers.
A new trademarked PRP procedure named “Vampire Breast Lift” has just been introduced by Runels Some cosmetic clinics now apply PRP topically after facial treatment, despite the controversy. The PRP trend appears to be taking off.