An Unexpected Anti-Aging Treatment

Sparkly. Shiny. Ageless. Immortal. Could it be…Edward Cullen? Probably. Or any one of the innumerable vampires featured in literature and film. If you’re willing to accept three out of four, this could also be you after you’ve booked our platelet-rich plasma facial, known in pop culture as a vampire facial.

Really? A Vampire Facial?

Yes, really. Popular among celebrities, and particularly notable among reality television stars, the platelet-rich plasma (or vampire) facial, offers a whole world of anti-aging possibilities by using the plasma from your blood.

What Does it Entail?

Platelet-rich plasma is an interesting process that can be used for hair or skin treatments. Because it’s a medical process instead of a cosmetic one, it’s imperative that you receive this treatment at a facility that uses stringent sterilization and medical protocol to ensure your safety. HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality does exactly that.

A platelet-rich plasma facial will involve you having blood drawn from your arm. The blood will be spun in a machine called a centrifuge, which separates the components of the blood. One of these components, plasma rich platelets, will then be used in your treatment process.

The PRP facial is very beneficial for people with:

  • Sun damage
  • Scarring
  • Wrinkles
  • Acne
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Large pores

After your blood is drawn from a vein and put through the centrifuge, the plasma rich with platelets and growth factors, is added into a syringe and then applied to the skin using a micro needling device. Growth factors, along with other bioactive proteins, can rejuvenate the cells.

The benefits of using PRP therapy for facial rejuvenation are:

  • Production of new cells, which encourages
  • Formation of collagen, and elastin for tighter, firmer skin
  • Enhance skin tone and texture
  • Adds volume to the area, eliminating thin skin, wrinkles, and scarring
  • It uses your own body’s natural healing system to restore a youthful look instead of synthetic substances or fillers
  • PRP can also be done on the hands, neck, and chest 

What Happens After a PRP Facial?

Most peoples tolerate the treatment well. However, potential side effects can include temporary effects on the area(s) on which you receive treatment, including:

  • Redness
  • Bruising
  • Inflammation

You are usually able to drive home after your facial and can resume your normal daily activities the next day. Of course, you have to wear sunscreen after the facial. The most effective course of treatment involves receiving between four and six facials and may require periodic check-ins after that.

Why Choose HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality?

HEBE Aesthetics and Vitality, located in the Atlanta, GA area, is a medical boutique staffed with skilled medical professionals. Our clinicians are committed to providing customized care for every person with whom we collaborate. When receiving a treatment like a medical facial, it is essential to receive it from a skilled practitioner committed to the highest standards of care, and knowledgeable about proper sterilization techniques and handling of blood products. We uphold that standard to help ensure your health and your well-being.

If you want to look your best, please call us at (404) 261-5199 or (470) 607-3866. We’re also available via  

We look forward to helping you look your sparkly, shiny, ageless best!

Disclaimer: The information contained here was not written by a medical doctor and is intended for informational purposes only. This is not a substitute for medical advice.