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Combating Facial Volume Loss with Deep Plane Facelift

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With age, many of us experience a loss of facial volume, leading to a sunken or hollow look. Procedures that adds volume, such as the use of dermal fillers, or fat grafting have been used to address this issue. However, a deep plane facelift offers a comprehensive solution.

In this blog, Artiste Plastic Surgery will delve into the deep plane facelift technique and explore how it can effectively combat facial volume loss.

Facial Volume Loss

How does Deep Plane Facelift work?

A deep plane facelift is a cosmetic surgery that targets the deeper layers of the face, specifically the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS). Unlike traditional facelift techniques that focus on lifting and tightening the skin alone, the deep plane facelift involves repositioning and tightening the deep tissues, including the SMAS layer, to achieve improved and longer lasting lift.

It is important to note that, like in any surgery, a deep plane facelift involves some potential risks and complications.

Restoring Natural Volume

One of the key advantages of the deep plane facelift is its ability to address facial volume loss by repositioning the deep tissues. During the procedure, the surgeon can lift and reposition the fat pads, muscles, and ligaments to their original positions. This technique not only tightens the face but also restores lost volume, resulting refreshed appearance.

Long-lasting Results

By targeting the deep tissues, the procedure addresses the underlying causes of facial volume loss. As a result, a deep plane facelift can have greater longevity compared to treatments that solely address superficial layers. Patients can enjoy their appearance for years, minimising the need for repeated procedures.

Consult with a Qualified Plastic Surgeon

To find out if you’re a good candidate for a deep plane facelift, reach out to Artiste Plastic Surgery. Our Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Jack Zoumaras, is one of the few surgeons who offer a deep plane facelift in Sydney.  He has a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of ageing and has produced natural-looking facelift results. Book a consultation with us today.

Disclaimer: At Artiste Plastic Surgery, our Plastic Surgeons led by Dr Jack Zoumaras have been trained to the highest possible degree. All surgery has risks and it is always advised to get a second opinion. Risks are very real and we cannot guarantee any result. Results are illustrated as a guide only. All risks are managed and any need for revision surgery or complications (1-5%) can be managed by our specialist plastic surgeons.

Any statements on how you will feel is based on Level V Evidence:

Level V:  How you will feel after plastic surgery varies between individuals, depending on psychological and physical factors. Our internal research is based on how patients in our practice feel after surgery.

The blogs are not a substitute for a medical consultation and do not form as part of the doctor to patient relationship.


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