Under the influence of the “Twilight” movies and the “True Blood” show, vampires have become very popular in modern culture. At the same time, dermal fillers that smooth out facial wrinkles are becoming very popular as well. Those two trends combined lead to the inevitable “vampire filler.” Because of the sex appeal currently associated with vampires, and because of the fact that the treatment uses the blood of the patient, it is no surprise that this name came to be associated with the treatment. This injectable skin treatment is made using the blood cells of the patient who is getting the treatment. It is said to be the next best thing to a face lift, and it does not require any waiting as the result of intensive surgery.
Another great thing about vampire filler is the fact that it is a completely natural treatment. Using blood platelets, the procedure stimulates the body to produce its own collagen, which is a rejuvenative protein that is good for the skin.
The process begins when blood is drawn from the arm of the patient who is going to receive the treatment. The blood is then spun around in order to separate the blood plasma from the blood cells. This process takes about six minutes. This platelet rich fluid has been used in order to repair tendons and joints for years. This liquid, which contains the platelets of the patient’s blood, is then injected back in to lines in the face, such as the wrinkles that occur around the eyes, the nose, and the mouth. Since the injection is made from the patient’s own blood, it is much less likely to lead to allergic reactions. Other dermal fillers are likely to cause uncomfortable inflammation. This means that vampire filler is less likely to lead to pain or bruising than other dermal fillers are.
The Vampire Filler injection process takes roughly twenty minutes in total. While some results are visible immediately, the full effect does not occur until about three weeks after the treatment is administered. A single injection has effects that can last for as much as two years.