The older we get, the quicker the clock seems to turn. While you may still feel and act like a 25-year-old, your appearance can tell the world a much different story. Physical signs of ageing tend to show up on the most visible areas first, including the face, neck and chest.
While facial lines, deep wrinkles and skin laxity come with age, they can create some serious self-confidence issues. If this sounds like you, consider fighting back against your skin concerns with a vampire facelift at Bayside Cosmetic Medical Clinic.
What is a Vampire Facelift?
Also referred to as PRP therapy, or platelet rich plasma for short, this nonsurgical procedure can be used to address many of your aesthetic concerns, including:
- Facial lines
- Uneven skin tone and texture
- Skin laxity
- Overly large pores
During treatment, patients can expect to have a small amount of blood drawn from their body. This sample will then be spun in a centrifuge as a way to separate the platelets from the rest of your blood. Once we have your PRP isolated, we can carefully inject it back into your skin—specifically in the problem areas you are hoping to correct. These platelets are then able to release growth factors that stimulate collagen production and a healthy blood flow in the dermis.
PRP therapy can work on many different areas of the body and for various reasons, including around the eyes to reduce dark circles and on the cheeks and lips to add volume. This treatment is also a great way to reduce wrinkles and pigmentation on the backs of hands and improve skin laxity on the neck and décolletage area.
What to Expect From Treatment
A PRP treatment generally only takes about 30 minutes to an hour to complete. Following your session, you may experience some minor swelling and bruising but these side effects are only temporary. Over the next six to eight weeks, your skin will gradually improve to a healthier state.
We typically see our patients for multiple PRP sessions, but this will depend on the specific results you are trying to achieve. When you come in for a consultation at our clinic, we will thoroughly examine your skin to see which areas require treatment. Your medical history and aesthetic goals will also be discussed and you will have a chance to ask questions.
To learn more this minimally-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment or to set up an initial consultation, call Bayside Cosmetic Medicine Clinic on (07) 3073 9240.