As you age, even the best lighting begins to show some imperfections on your skin, and it can be discouraging, to say the least. At RefineU MedSpa in Oklahoma City, OK, we want to let you know that there is a way to transform your face from one defined by aging to one that radiates youth. The Vampire Facelift is the perfect solution for those who are struggling with aging skin, from volume loss and poor skin texture to fine lines and wrinkles and skin laxity.
What Is Involved in a Vampire Facelift?
The Vampire Facelift is a minimally invasive treatment that helps address aging. It includes two primary treatments: PRP injections and dermal filler injections. Both of these treatments help rejuvenate the skin and address different skin concerns. It combines the healing properties and growth factors available within your own blood with effective anti-aging cosmetic injectables to deliver some dramatic results in just one treatment.
What Does It Treat?
This non-surgical facelift can treat many different skin concerns and improve your appearance. It will help treat volume loss resulting from the aging process, elasticity loss, imbalanced facial structure, and fine lines and wrinkles. It helps your skin glow and can enhance your features. Those who want to treat aging or simply improve their appearance by rejuvenating the skin and adding dimension and volume can benefit from this unique and effective facial treatment.
How Does the Vampire Facelift Work?
Your Initial Consultation
Before we schedule your treatment, we will schedule an initial consultation where you will meet with one of our experienced injectors to review the treatment and confirm that you are a candidate. Most patients are eligible for this treatment, but certain individuals may not qualify due to safety precautions or other reasons. If you do not qualify for treatment, we can recommend a treatment that you will qualify for, which will help you get anti-aging results.
The Dermal Fillers
The Vampire Facelift begins with the administration of dermal fillers. During this part of the process, a patented application method will be used to administer your injections so that you get the best lifting and filling results possible. We will use a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler to help contour your face and create a natural yet youthful look.
The Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Dermal Fillers
Hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers blend seamlessly with the skin’s structure because they contain a synthetic version of hyaluronic acid, a substance the body makes on its own. This synthetic version of hyaluronic acid so closely resembles what the body produces naturally. If you receive these injections, you will look younger, your skin will look firmer and fuller, and you will look and feel like your younger self again.
Treating Lines, Wrinkles, and Volume Loss
The aging process causes the body to make less hyaluronic acid than it used to, which leads to many different aging concerns. Hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers restore volume to the skin by filling in hollow areas and smoothing wrinkles.
They also deliver immediate results, so you will notice an immediate improvement in the appearance of your problem areas once this injection process is complete. These fillers deliver long-lasting results and last at least a full calendar year or longer.
The PRP Process
This process begins with a blood draw. One of our trained technicians will collect a small sample of your blood through a blood draw. Then, we will prepare the PRP for treatment by placing your blood in a device called a centrifuge.
This device will spin the blood rapidly to isolate the platelet-rich plasma from the rest of your blood for a few minutes. Once the device stops spinning, we will remove the golden yellow PRP growth factors, purify them, and then prepare them in an injectable form.
Administering the PRP
Once the injectable is ready, we will administer it to your problem areas. Once injected below your skin’s surface, the growth factors in the PRP will immediately begin working to stimulate your body’s natural healing processes to create more collagen, encourage cell turnover, and restore youth to your skin. You’ll notice firmer, healthier skin that will continue to improve each week post-treatment.
What is PRP?
PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma, and it has been used in the medical for well over 40 years. Because of its ability to heal and restore, it is now being used in cosmetic treatments to trigger a healing response from the body to heal the skin. The growth factors in PRP help the body remove injured or damaged cells in the skin and replace them with new ones.
How Long Will the PRP Results Last?
Once you undergo this non-surgical facelift, you will experience all of the benefits from the PRP portion of the treatment, and your results will last for a year or longer. Multiple or follow-up PRP treatments can help extend your results.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Difference Between a Vampire Facelift and a Vampire Facial?
You’ve probably heard of both the Vampire Facial and the Vampire Facelift, but these two treatments are not the same. The facelift includes the PRP process and dermal fillers, but the PRP treatment is administered in injection form to different areas of the face. Those who want to experience the power of PRP and address aging with dermal fillers make good candidates for this treatment. Results are instant and continue to improve for several months post-treatment.
The Vampire Facial includes the PRP process but does not include dermal fillers. It uses micro-needling, not injections, as the technique to administer that PRP and rejuvenate the skin. The Vampire Facial is a good option for those who want the benefits of PRP but do not want or need dermal fillers. You may notice some immediate changes, but the best results show up within a few weeks. The facial version of this treatment addresses different skin concerns than the facial, including:
- Acne scars
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Stretch marks
- Skin tone and texture
What Are the Benefits?
One of the main benefits of this particular treatment is that it provides men and women with the opportunity to address the signs of aging on their faces without the need for surgery.
The results of a surgical facelift can be astounding, but not everyone is ready to commit emotionally, physically, and financially to a surgical facelift. This treatment provides those same individuals with the opportunity to lift, sculpt, and restore youth to their faces without undergoing an actual facelift.
While this treatment will not replicate the exact results of the surgical facelift, it will get you pretty close. Additionally, it doesn’t require any downtime or a recovery period. It doesn’t involve stitches, scalpels, or any removal of healthy skin tissue.
Any elective surgery comes with potential risk factors. When you choose a non-surgical treatment, you significantly reduce those risks. We will apply a topical numbing cream during this treatment to help ensure you do not feel the injections. Other than that, you will need not need any medication or anesthesia to endure the treatment.
Additionally, the ingredients used in this treatment are found in the body or closely mimic the ones that the body creates naturally. When you undergo a PRP treatment, there is no risk of an adverse reaction because PRP is taken from your blood, and you cannot be allergic to your own blood. The hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers replicate the same substance that your body produces naturally and provide a safe way to fill areas that need more volume without risk.
It Delivers Natural-Looking Results
Since the primary ingredient used in this treatment come from natural, body-safe sources, you can expect natural-looking results. Most patients describe their post-treatment results as youthful, glowing, revitalized, and rested. You will be amazed at what a difference it makes in your appearance when you fill hollow areas and smooth those same lines and wrinkles that have slowly drained your confidence for years on end.
You Can Repeat the Treatment
This non-surgical facelift isn’t a one-and-done treatment like most surgical facelifts. Once you begin to experience volume loss or wrinkles again, you can undergo another treatment to restore youth to your face.
Since the results of this facelift last for well over a year, you can expect to schedule follow-up appointments every 18 to 24 months or as needed. When you come in for your initial consultation, we can provide you with a treatment timeline so that you know how and when to schedule your treatments accordingly.
Treatments Are Quick
Once your treatment is complete, you will not have to spend several hours in our office before returning home. As soon as your appointment is over, you can resume your daily activities. Typical treatments take approximately one hour to complete and will not monopolize your day. You won’t have to change your entire schedule to make your appointment but can simply schedule it as you would a facial.
Not everything popular is effective or credible, but in this case, it is. Some of the most famous celebrities have and continue to tout the benefits and powerful abilities of this facelift to make you look years younger in just one treatment. And now, it’s available to everyone, not just celebrities.
However, celebrities with endless resources and treatment options continue to choose this facelift to maintain a youthful glow says a lot. While this treatment may have at first seemed like a fad, it has proved itself as an effective and lasting solution to treat aging and increase confidence.
Am I a Suitable Candidate?
If you want to experience all of the benefits of dermal fillers and PRP injections, you are most likely a good candidate for the Vampire Facelift. If you have experienced volume loss, lines and wrinkles, and skin laxity due to the aging process and want to improve your skin’s tone and texture, this treatment will help meet every item on your wish list.
Some individuals will not qualify for treatment, including pregnant or nursing women and those who have had a negative experience with cosmetic injectables in the past. A consultation with one of our expert injectors is the best way to confirm your candidacy for this non-surgical facelift.
Experience the Non-Surgical Facelift
Surgery isn’t the only way to lift and tighten your face; there is an alternative, and it delivers some transformative results. Contact us today at RefineU MedSpa in Oklahoma City, OK, and schedule your initial consultation with one of our skincare experts to find out more about this unique treatment and how it can help revitalize your skin and restore a youthful appearance.