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Vampire Method

The “Vampire Method” is a proprietary technique for rejuvenation that gets its name from isolating the healing abilities within a patient’s own blood to stimulate new tissue growth. Created by internist Charles Runels, MD, the Vampire Facelift® and other treatments utilize Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy to activate stem cells within the body to increase collagen and elastin production.

PRP therapy is a solution well-known for its ability to repair damaged tissue in the body. By taking a sample of blood from the patient’s arm, isolating the platelets from this sample, and reinjecting it into the target area on the patient, the body begins to regenerate, creating new blood vessels, fat, and collagen. When performed using Dr. Runels’ specific Vampire Method, men and women can address concerns ranging from hair thinning to facial aging to urinary incontinence.

We are specially trained in PRP therapy for different Vampire Method procedures, including hair restoration, the Vampire Facelift®, the Vampire Facial®, and the O-Shot®. Each innovative solution has helped patients achieve dramatic improvement in their unique concerns.

Hair Restoration

PRP therapy has proven effective for increasing hair growth and thickness in patients with thinning hair. The minimally invasive technique involves injecting the prepared PRP concentrate into the target area of the scalp to reactivate hair follicles that have fallen dormant. As the PRP begins to nourish and strengthen these follicles, patients can enjoy a fuller, thicker head of hair.

Learn more about PRP Hair Restoration.

Vampire Facelift®

The Vampire Facelift® combines PRP therapy with dermal filler injections to brighten and “lift” the face for a more youthful complexion and facial shape. The process begins with the strategic placement of a hyaluronic acid (HA) filler, followed by PRP therapy. To enhance these rejuvenating results, microneedling is performed to further stimulate tissue regeneration.

Learn more about the Vampire Facelift®.

Vampire Facial®

The Vampire Facial® procedure utilizes PRP therapy to activate multipotent stem cells within the patient’s facial skin, triggering the body to repair itself. Microneedling is performed in addition to PRP therapy to enhance the rejuvenating results achieved in the Vampire Facial®. By combining PRP therapy with microneedling, patients can minimize the appearance of fine lines and scars while reviving their complexion for a healthy, youthful glow.

Learn more about the Vampire Facial®.


The O-Shot®, or Orgasm Shot®, is designed for women suffering from urinary stress incontinence, vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse. The non-surgical solution can also enhance sensation and heighten orgasms, improving sexual health and intimate relationships. By utilizing PRP therapy to stimulate the body’s natural healing process, patients can achieve vaginal and clitoral rejuvenation.

Learn more about the O-Shot®.


The P-Shot®, or Priapus Shot®, is designed for men struggling with erectile dysfunction and also men who want to increase penis size, intensify orgasms, or enhance erections. This safe, non-surgical procedure utilizes the patient’s own Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to improve sexual function and health without drugs or surgery.

Learn more about the P-Shot®.

How It Works

1. Collect A Small Blood Sample


2. Separate Platelets In A Centrifuge


3. Inject Platelet-Rich Plasma Into The Targeted Area

Get Started


 Step 1
Meet with our experts to discuss your specific areas of concern and goals.


Step 2
Our team will take a sample of your blood and place it in a centrifuge machine to separate your platelets and plasma, a mixture called Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP).


Step 3
A board-certified plastic surgeon or physician assistant will inject the Platelet-Rich Plasma to stimulate your immune system to react and signal stem cell activation.



To learn more about each Vampire Method, please visit the individual procedural pages listed above. If you are ready to get started with one of the procedures, please contact us to schedule your consultation. During your appointment, one of our experienced plastic surgeons will determine if PRP therapy is right for your unique needs, and will create a customized treatment plan according to your aesthetic goals.

Contact Us or call us at (516) 504-3014

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