Yes, this is a real thing! Whether you’ve seen it on Instagram or are considering adding it to your repertoire, you’ve probably wondered, “What is a Vampire Facial?”
Vampire Facials, also known Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy utilizes a patient’s own blood for regenerative properties, such as rejuvenation, anti-aging, and improving the appearance of scars.
Who Can Perform PRP Therapy?
Since this procedure requires blood processing in a sterile environment, this depends by state. Generally, there will need to be Medical Director supervision. Doctors, Nurse Practitioners and Estheticians can all potentially perform the procedure, but please refer to your respective state’s rules and regulations.
The most common risks associated with the Vampire Facials stem from injection site:
- Mild irritation