Deep Plane Facelift
What is it?
Deep plane facelift is a specific technique where the deep structures of the face and neck are lifted, remodeled, and reconstructed to reverse the ageing process or improve aesthetic concerns in various areas of the face. Unlike the classic ´skin only´ facelift, through this technique your plastic surgeon can deliver long lasting and natural looking results. Choosing the right surgeon is key since extensive knowledge, experience and aesthetic eye are pre-requisites for great results.
ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR ADeep plane Facelift?
Deep plane facelift techniques are recommended for those who have loss of muscle tone and definition in their face and neck. Through these techniques your plastic surgeon can correct the position of the cheek soft tissue, sagging of the corner of the mouth, deep nasolabial folds, jowls, definition of the mandible, neck bands and definition.
THE PROCEDURE AT A GLANCE
Generally, deep plane facelifts take around four to five hours to complete. It is done under general anesthesia or deep sedation with 1 night stay in the hospital. Depending on your job, you can return to work in few days if you work from home or 10 to 14 days if you work outside.
THE RECOVERY PROCESS
The recovery is virtually painless, all sutures are removed within the first week or 10 days after the procedure. Patients need to avoid excessive neck movements and sleep with the head slightly elevated for 4 weeks.