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The Deep Plane Facelift Advantage

The world of facial plastic surgery has seen remarkable advancements over the years. The deep plane facelift, in particular, has emerged as a game-changer, offering patients an innovative and transformative way to turn back the clock.

Dr. Jean-Paul Azzi offers the newest and most innovative Deep Plane Facelift which doesn't require general anesthesia and the downsides/risks that come along with it; like added recovery time, bruising, swelling, drains, or even risk of coma or death.

The deep plane facelift has a variety of advantages over traditional facelifting methods (ie: skin lifts), which is why this procedure has gained popularity among those seeking a natural and long-lasting rejuvenation.

Understanding the Deep Plane Facelift

Before diving into the advantages, let's clarify what a deep plane facelift is. Unlike the traditional facelift, which primarily addresses the skin and superficial tissues, the deep plane facelift targets the deeper layers of the face, specifically the facial musculature and fat compartments. By repositioning these structures, this procedure can provide a more natural and enduring result.

Natural-Looking Results

One of the primary reasons patients opt for a deep plane facelift is the remarkably natural-looking outcome it delivers. Traditional facelifts may sometimes leave patients with a "pulled" or overly tight appearance, often dubbed the "windswept" look. In contrast, the deep plane facelift repositions the facial structures in a way that mimics the natural aging process, creating a more authentic and refreshed appearance.

Longer-Lasting Results

Another key advantage of the deep plane facelift is its longevity. Since it addresses the deeper layers of the face, the results tend to last significantly longer than those of a traditional facelift. Patients can enjoy their rejuvenated look a decade or more, reducing the need for frequent touch-up procedures.

Improved Volume Restoration

As we age, we lose fat and volume in our faces, contributing to a sunken and hollow appearance. The deep plane facelift excels in addressing this issue by redistributing and repositioning facial fat compartments. This approach not only provides a lifting effect but also restores lost volume, resulting in a more youthful and vibrant look. As a bonus, this reduces the need for fillers or fat transfer.

Reduced Scarring

Traditional facelifts often involve longer incisions and a higher risk of visible scarring. In contrast, deep plane facelifts utilize smaller, discreet incisions, minimizing the potential for noticeable scars. This is particularly appealing to patients who value discretion and a more natural post-operative appearance.

Customized Treatment

Every patient is unique, and their facial aging patterns differ. Deep plane facelifts allow for a highly customizable approach, enabling the facial plastic surgeon to tailor the procedure to the individual's specific needs and goals. This personalized touch ensures that patients achieve the most harmonious and satisfying results.

Minimal Risk of Nerve Damage

One concern with traditional facelifts is the potential for nerve damage, which can lead to temporary or even permanent numbness or muscle weakness. Deep plane facelifts are designed to minimize this risk, as they work beneath the facial nerves, preserving their integrity and reducing the chances of post-operative complications.


If you’re looking to refresh your look, the deep plane facelift is undoubtedly a compelling choice, offering a path to renewed confidence and a more youthful appearance.

You can view our facelift gallery here.

We welcome you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Jean-Paul Azzi, who is double board certified and specializes exclusively in the face, nose and neck. Consultations are free and can be done in-person or virtually. Please call (561) 429-5403 or contact us on our website.

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