Procedure allows women to go ‘under the needle’ to boost bustlines

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Emily Neumann is always on the go. The 23-year-old balances being a mom and occupational therapy student with her social life.

“I have a friend’s wedding, so I want to look good in my dress,” she says with a smile.

That desire brought her to Dr. Anne Truong‘s office for something called a Vampire Breast Lift.

“The moment I finish, I hear a wow,” says Dr. Truong. “They love it.”

A Vampire Breast Lift uses the patients own blood. A centrifuge separates the platelet rich plasma (PRP). It is then mixed with filler in a syringe.

“You get a natural glow, smoothness and reshaping of the cleavage that is very natural,” describes Dr. Truong, who is a physiatrist.

PRP injections have been used in some orthopedic and dental offices for years based on the idea they stimulate the body’s natural healing response and promote collagen production. That effect can add volume to a treatment area, according to Dr. Truong.

“It doesn’t replace breast implants but certainly it’s an opportunity for you to feel confident,” she explains.

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