Platelet  Rich Plasma  it’s not surgery, but an in-office procedure that entails having blood drawn from your arm, then spun in a centrifuge to separate out the platelets. They are the injected into your face, with the hope of stimulating new collagen production. .

This year, the “vampire face-lift” has been promoted on “The Rachael Ray Show” and “The Doctors.” It’s also gotten air time on more than a dozen local news programs.

Some patients prefer the idea of using their own blood rather than a neurotoxin or synthetic filler to rejuvenate their faces. “We all want to look better,” “What could be better than your own blood?”

Fillers taken from one’s body are less likely to cause irregularities and bumps in thin-skinned areas than synthetic ones, it’s an effective filler for hollowed-out cheeks and wrinkles.