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What Makes a Deep-Plane Facelift Different?

Published on March 7, 2019

Modern technological advancements have made cosmetic facial improvements easier and safer, and facelifts are no exception. People have become more and more inclined to get facelifts to restore youthfulness to their faces.

Anybody considering a facelift has a range of facelift procedures to choose from. It’s best to find out more about your options before you commit to the surgery. The deep-plane facelift is among the most preferred cosmetic surgical techniques.

The deep-plane facelift allows Dr. Feng increased access to the neck and jaw area, making it easier to treat the sagging skin around the face as well as the neck. Dr. Feng can tackle the problem areas more effectively, resulting in a more lifted face.

The deep-plane facelift is also excellent for treating the mid-face area. This facelift option can give patients more accentuated cheekbones and a better-defined jawline. Individuals who struggle with stubborn signs of aging prefer the deep-plane facelift technique for this very purpose.

Additionally, the results of a deep-plane facelift are longer-lasting. Unlike certain other facelift techniques, a deep-plane facelift does not make your face look unnatural or overdone. The results are subtle and understated yet incredibly effective. After surgery, the face looks as natural as it did before, only younger, fresher, and more relaxed.

Traditional facelift procedures are unable to address the underlying signs of aging that lie deeper under the layers of the skin. Deep-plane facelift surgery enables Dr. Feng to correct these problems at the root by treating the deeper tissues. This technique lifts the deep plane, which lies between the SMAS layer and the facial muscles.

People who have a deep-plane facelift performed are less likely to require a “tuck up,” or revision, procedure than those who have other facelift techniques performed.

Are You a Good Candidate for the Deep-Plane Facelift?

Facelifts are generally performed on individuals between the ages of 50 and 60. There have been cases of younger and older people having them performed, too. If you’re a healthy and active person without any overarching health complaints and are unhappy with your aging appearance, the deep-plane facelift should be right for you.

During a consultation with Dr. Feng, the patient should disclose whether they’ve had any prior cosmetic surgeries or non-invasive cosmetic treatments done. Any medication they take, their medical history, and any tobacco usage should be honestly discussed so that Dr. Feng can devise a personalized treatment plan with these in mind.

Meet with Dr. Feng

The deep-plane facelift surgery requires a certain degree of skill and expertise on the part of the surgeon performing the surgery, since they will need to be able to correctly manipulate the deeper layers of facial tissues. It is important to choose a qualified and experienced surgeon to perform the procedure.

Dr. Lu-Jean Feng, a board-certified plastic surgeon with years of experience, is an excellent choice for your next aesthetic procedure. Consult with Dr. Feng to discuss whether the deep-plane facelift is right for you. Contact our office to get started.

Patient Testimonials

  • “I believe she is the best in the country at what she does. Instantly I noticed my neck and shoulder pain was gone and I could breathe much better” – Crystal Hefner
  • "When it comes to explant surgery I think Dr. Feng is the best doctor in the world. She’s done more studies, she’s testified in trials, the whole spectrum of anything to do with explant surgery she’s done it.”
    - Yolanda Hadid (Foster), Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  • “Every communication I had with their office was so professional, and they were so kind and accommodating.”
  • "Dr. Feng is not all about cosmetic surgery…she is about getting healthy and giving her patients the tools to stay that way!”
  • "Went from being overweight, to physically fit and ready for a marathon within 7 months of my surgery. You are in the best of care at her surgical center.”
  • "I was thrilled to have NO PAIN from my procedure! Almost 9 hours of surgery and I awoke with NO nausea, no pain. I was afraid after the nerve block wore off I would have pain…but NO!"
  • "She took a good long time talking with me and my husband, so if there was a time when I had to wait, I figured she was giving someone else her undivided attention…I felt totally taken care of"
  • "Dr. Feng is an expert in her field… [attended] Yale at 16… She has perfected the anesthesia so that nausea can be avoided and she uses nerve blocks to make sure that you aren’t in pain after the procedure"
  • "Dr. Feng removed my ruptured breast implants as well as the inflamed capsules and sent them to her pathologist, which was instrumental in getting my health insurer to cover the surgery, which she also appealed on my behalf"
  • "Words cannot begin to capture the gratitude that I would like to express to you right now. Without your talent, vision and perfectionism my breasts, my health and probably my outlook on life would have been very unhealthy"
  • "I am cured! Those were (my doctor’s) exact words…If it wasn’t for your kindness, your tremendous talent and of course your outstanding staff I would have never known what it feels like to have a normal life again"
  • "I get a comment from every doctor I see about my fabulous scar. I almost have nothing to be seen. Everyone thinks it looks awesome!"
  • "She explanted my 7 year old implants for me and gave me a lolipop lift. She is extremely talented. She made my breast look better than they did with implants"
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