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Deep Plane Facelift

The Secret to a Rejuvenated Face That Looks Decades Younger

With time, aging changes around the face and neck become more and more apparent. Many people experience a disconnect when they feel youthful and energetic on the inside, but look tired and sagging on the outside. The deep plane facelift is the gold standard for removing those signs of aging and restoring your confidence.

If You’re Concerned With

  • Loose facial skin
  • Loss of elasticity in your neck
  • Sagging jowls
  • Undefined jawline
  • Sunken cheeks

And Your Goal Is To

  • Look decades younger
  • Achieve visibly firmer skin
  • Smooth out deep wrinkles
  • Contour your jawline
  • Reduce smile lines

Deep Place Facelift surgery may be the perfect solution for you.

Why Deep Plane Facelift?

What makes a deep plane facelift special is it targets far beneath the superficial layers of skin to restore a youthful contour and reduce facial wrinkles and folds. It completely resets the entire underlying framework of the face and neck, leaving behind a defined jawline, a smoother appearance of the midface down to the neck, and a younger-looking facial structure.

Many people fear the “F” word because they believe every facelift leads to the overstretched, windswept look that screams plastic surgery. But a deep plane facelift will not give you this result. Patients love it for the natural, yet dramatic results it delivers. If you’re near Orange County and ready to:

  • Reverse those stubborn effects of aging such as sagging jowls, a droopy “turkey gobbler” neck, and smile lines that seem to creep up with time.
  • Discover newfound confidence in your appearance which leads you to blossom at work, social events, and around your family at home.
  • Look like you’ve just returned from a rejuvenation vacation.
  • Achieve natural results that can last more than 5 years longer than traditional facelift results.

What is a Deep Plane Facelift?

The deep plane facelift is a sophisticated approach to facial aging that delves far beneath the skin’s surface for profound transformations that exceed superficial adjustments. Men and women throughout Orange County in search of natural, dramatic and enduring results choose this technique.

The deep plane facelift is so effective in comparison to other facial rejuvenation techniques because it targets the layer even further below the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) layer.

During the traditional facelift, plastic surgeons trim, lift and adjust the skin and SMAS layer separately. The deep plane facelift elevates the skin, muscles, and SMAS as a single comprehensive unit, promoting a less invasive surgery and longer-lasting results.

Why Choose Dr. Taghva for Deep Plane Facelift?

Diverse patient base

Top surgeon for all races and ethnicities

One of the only female plastic surgeons in her specialty

Making her a top choice for facial plastic surgery in the greater Los Angeles area

< 5%

Of plastic surgeons are able to perform this advanced technique

Dr. Taghva is guaranteed to have you covered.

According to an article in the National Library of Medicine, only 5% of plastic surgeons in the US specialize in the deep plane facelift, the most advanced facial rejuvenation technique available today. Dr. Taghva is one of the few.

Here at Lea Plastic Surgery, our goal is to give you the best possible results. We know that to do so, we need to take our time listening to your goals and educating you on our recommendations for surgery and aftercare.

If you’ve been considering facelift surgery but don’t feel confident enough in your decision or with any of the surgeons you’ve come across, this is your sign to at least schedule your consultation. Some patients regret waiting years before deciding to have a procedure for fear of unsatisfactory results.

5 Steps to a Rejuvenated Face

Whether you prefer our simple 5-step form or a phone call, we’ll help you get started on your journey with us as soon as possible.

One of our kind and knowledgeable patient coordinators will chat with you 1-on-1 to answer any questions or concerns you may have before booking a consultation.

Once you get in our books, you’ll be just a hop, skip, and a jump away from your dream results.

One of our patient coordinators will happily work with you to find a time that works for both you and Dr. Taghva to discuss your goals, answer any questions you may have, and evaluate your candidacy for deep plane facelift.

By the end of your consultation, you should have a pretty solid idea of your treatment plan and next steps.

Dr. Taghva will perform your surgery at our fully-accredited, State-of-the-Art private surgery center, guaranteeing you have a safe, comfortable and discreet experience with us. If you have any last-minute jitters, no worries!
Dr. Taghva will connect with you shortly on the day of your surgery.

We provide detailed instructions on how to care for yourself after your deep plane facelift.
To ensure your recovery is smooth-sailing, we’ll check in with you consistently. You should feel normal enough to go out and about again within a week.

While most patients feel confident enough to go out in 5-7 days, your results will just keep improving over the following months.

While you will look totally natural, be ready for the compliments!

Who is a Candidate for Deep Plane Facelift?

As with any facial plastic surgery, best candidates are in good overall health and do not smoke. Ideal deep plane facelift candidates are typically women and men who have more pronounced signs of aging such as the following:

Everyone ages at different speeds, so there is not necessarily an ideal age for deep plane facelift. If you’re in your late 50s, 60s or beyond and have moderate to severe facial aging, deep plane facelift is probably your best bet. If you are in your 40s or early 50s and only notice moderate aging changes, though, you may benefit enough from a mini facelift.

  • Deep nasolabial folds
  • Significant jowling
  • Puffy under eye bags
  • Sagging cheeks
  • Skin laxity in the neck

“I’ve been wanting this surgery for over 15 years and so glad I finally got it done.”

Asian Blepharoplasty patient

How is a Deep Plane Facelift Performed?

Deep plane facelift incisions are typically made near the ears in the sideburn area, within the natural folds of the ear, and behind the ear along the hairline. Through these incisions, Dr. Taghva operates below the SMAS layer, which is the focus of a traditional rhytidectomy, to meticulously reposition and reshape the tissue at a deeper level.

Despite the intricate manipulation of deep connective tissues and muscles around the jowls and mouth folds, the scars from a deep plane facelift are generally smaller compared to those from a traditional facelift.

How Much Does a Deep Plane Facelift Cost?

Based on reviews from patients on RealSelf, the average cost of a deep plane facelift in 2024 is $17,150, with potential variations from $8,900 to $46,000. 98% of more than 600 patients on RealSelf deem the higher price tag of the deep plane facelift to be worthwhile.

Contact us

Call 949-945-2168 today or submit the form below. We look forward to helping you reach your cosmetic surgery goals.

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