A national warning was issued by Australian cosmetic surgeons for rich plasma therapy with platelets, more commonly known as “vampire surfaces”.
Earlier this week, it was it was reported that two people in the United States had been diagnosed with HIV after having the controversial procedure, which won popularity after Kim Kardashian got a vampire face in 2013.
The procedure means that a practitioner takes a sample of an individual's blood, and then his spray is back to his face.
The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) has warned people who are considering going through the procedure to be vigilant, and has also called on the government for stronger regulations on such treatments. back Australia.
An adviser for the organization, Ronald Feiner, warned that such procedures should not be carried out in a beauty salon, and that licensed medical workers should do so.
“Vampire surfaces should only take place in a surgery that has been approved by a doctor or nurse who has trained properly,” he said.
“Professionals of this kind must have been trained in the process of poisoning, handling blood products and receiving close attention in the use of disposable needles, disposable syringes and syringes.” T
Mr Feiner added that if practitioners are not properly qualified, serious problems could occur leading to "infections and even blood borne diseases".
Meanwhile, ACCS vice-president, Patrick Tansley, said there were problems relating to patients knowing how competent their practitioner is, because of the sadness of those who can label themselves as "cosmetic surgeons". ".
“Almost anyone on the medical practitioner spectrum can call themselves a cosmetic surgeon, from operators in flight, fly out, registered GPs and plastic surgeons,” he said.
Y Albuquerque Journal reported earlier this week after his discovery that two people had contracted HIV, the New Mexico Department of Health closed a spa in Albuquerque in 2018 which performed facial treatments of the vampire. The department also encouraged those with facial blood to be tested.
Vampire surfaces are said to regenerate the skin by removing blood to remove plasma (PRP) full of plate, which is meant to help improve cell turnover in the skin.
In 2013, Kim Kardashian posted an Instagram picture of herself with blood for herself after she had the treatment, but admitted that she would never do it again.
"It was really rough and painful for me," he explained on his website, back Alliance.
“It was honest the most painful thing ever! This is the same treatment that I will never do again. "