PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy – aka ‘The Vampire Facelift’

Skin treatmentWe’re sure by now you’ll have heard the buzz about PRP Therapy – otherwise known as ‘The Vampire Facelift’.

The treatment is a red hot favourite in celebville, having been championed by the likes of Kim Kardashian (who had the treatment in front of millions of viewers on her reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians), and the rightful Queen of Iceland, Kerry Katona.

First used back in 1987 during open heart surgery, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, to give it its proper name, has since gone on to be used in many fields of medicine, both human and veterinary.

The technique is often used to treat the injured tendons of racehorses, and was recently used by Tottenham Hotspur FC to speed the recovery of injured players Jan Vertonghen and Vlad Chiriches.

How PRP Therapy works

The technique works by using your own blood, which is spun in a centrifuge to isolate the dense platelet-rich plasma, which is essentially a concentrated mega dose of the body’s natural healing ingredients, or ‘growth factors’.

This platelet rich plasma is injected into the targeted area – which, when used for aesthetic purposes, is the soft tissue of the face. The effect is to turbo-boost the skin’s natural renewal and repair mechanism.

Your skin is stimulated to heal itself from within – reducing the appearance of fine lines and improving the skin’s texture and tone.

What’s more – though we can’t guarantee this will happen for you – our Skin Clinics Coordinator Caroline has had PRP treatment herself, and swears it has made her eyelashes grow!

The treatment usually takes around 3 sessions to start seeing results, and it is safe to be performed every few weeks to give you maximum benefit.

We are now taking bookings for PRP Therapy at our Paddocks Clinic. If you’d like to find out more about the treatment, or would like to book a free consultation, call the team on 01844 318825 or email