Hollywood has always had a fascination with vampires, as they represent the ability to transcend aging so that they’re young forever. Now the cosmetic dermatology world is taking notice – and at Cobb Wellness and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA, Dr. Linda Kelley is proud to offer her patients the Vampire Facelift treatment. Dr. Kelley is among the first dermatologists in the greater Atlanta area to offer this premier treatment, which can help you look years younger with just a single treatment.
And it’s all thanks to your blood.
The Vampire Facelift Process
Perhaps you’ve seen the infamous Keeping Up With The Kardashians episode where Kim underwent a Vampire Facelift. Perhaps you’ve never heard of the treatment. Regardless, the Vampire Facelift is one of the hottest new facial treatments in the aesthetics industry today – and for good reason. The Vampire Facelift utilizes the platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in your blood to help reinvigorate and revitalize the look and feel of your facial skin.
It might sound scary and complicated, but the process is actually straightforward. During the Vampire Facelift process, Dr. Kelley draws a sample of your blood, and then removes the platelets from the blood using a special separating machine. Once the platelets have been isolated, Dr. Kelley blends them with a fibrin mixture. After this step, the mixture is ready to be injected into the patient’s desired treatment area, which is usually the face.
The Vampire Facelift is ideal for patients who want to smooth away wrinkles, fine lines, and creases from the facial skin. Clients can expect some minor swelling during the process; however, the swelling usually goes down in about a day. Clients will see optimal results a few weeks after the initial treatment.
Results can last anywhere from 12 to 18 months, making this a great long-term treatment option for clients (or should we say, vampires!) who are thirsty for eternal youth
Vampire Facelift at Cobb Wellness and Aesthetics
If you’re interested in turning back the clock on facial wrinkles, fine lines, and deep creases, schedule a consultation with Dr. Linda Kelley at Cobb Wellness and Aesthetics in Roswell, GA today. Simply fill out the form in the right sidebar or call us at (707) 649-0094.
Micro-needling skin therapy has quickly become a force in the cosmetic skincare world. This skin renewal technique is very beneficial in treating wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, and even stretch marks. Let’s find out how micro-needling uses the body’s natural healing ability to help treat stretch marks. The needling procedure may stimulate collagen production by creating microinjuries. The channels that are created allow active ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and growth factors to be delivered more deeply to the skin.
How Micro-needling with the Rejuvapen can treat stretch marks
Micro-needling is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, in which a micro-roller or pen fitted with tiny needles, makes microscopic perforations in the skin. As the needles stamp the skin they penetrate the dermal layer, and this action encourages the body to repair itself.
Stretch marks or striae are streaks in the skin, which are usually the result of the excess stretching of the skin due to pregnancy, or significant weight changes. These streaks form in the dermis where the micro-roller can penetrate, and stimulate collagen production. This helps with skin renewal, and also induces skin tightening.
The new collagen that forms makes the skin smoother, and also fills in stretch marks, so that they are less noticeable. It typically takes about 6-8 treatments to achieve the required fading of the stretch marks, especially when the marks are old and deep. It is best to use growth factors along with the Rejuvapen procedure.
Active ingredients are delivered to the skin via the micro channels created by the micro roller. The superficial punctures assist with the absorption of the ingredients that can enhance the effects of micro-needling.
Although the procedure is not painful, numbing cream is applied at the start of treatment. Rejuvapen Micro-needling therapy sessions typically take about 30 minutes with 30 minute of numbing prior to the procedure. Because stretch marks are scars, you must have some patience and plan on multiple sessions typically spaced 1 month apart.
If you have questions about how Rejuvapen micro-needling may help treat stretch marks, then contact Dr. Linda Kelley of Cobb Wellness and Aesthetics, Roswell, GA. Just fill out the form in the right sidebar or call us at (770) 649-0094.Learn More