Deep Plane Facelift West Palm FL


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Dr. Schwartz is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Certified Otolaryngologist


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S-Lift FAQs

Q - What is a deep plane face and neck lift?
The deep plane face and neck lift is a plastic surgery procedure which can correct sagging facial skin, jowls, and loose neck skin. The procedure can dramatically rejuvenate the mid face, lower face, and the neck, providing a more youthful and refreshed appearance.

Q - Are there any limitations to what a deep plane face and neck lift can achieve?
The deep plane face and neck lift does not address the forehead or brow position or the appearance of the eyelids. These are better treated with other procedures such as a brow lift or blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery).

Q - Who is a good candidate for a deep plane face and neck lift?
Healthy men and women who are seeking an improvement in sagging face and neck skin along with redundant fat and muscle may be good candidates for a deep plane face and neck lift.

Q - What happens during a consultation for a deep plane face and neck lift?
During the consultation with Dr. Schwartz you will discuss what it is that you dislike about your face and neck and what you hope to achieve through surgery. Your face, neck, and skin will be examined, a thorough medical history taken, and your options discussed. All details of the deep plane face and neck lift procedure will be explained and any questions or concerns that you may have will be addressed.

Q - Where does the deep plane face and neck lift surgery take place?
Dr. Schwartz performs the deep plane face and neck lift at an outpatient surgical center.

Q - What anesthesia is used for the deep plane face and neck lift?
Dr. Schwartz performs the deep plane face and neck lift with IV sedation or general anesthesia.

Q - How is the deep plane face and neck lift performed?
Once anesthesia is administered, incisions are made and are located within the hairline. Working through the incisions, all layers of the face and neck are lifted and repositioned.

Q - How long does the deep plane face and neck lift take to perform?
The deep plane face and neck lift takes about four hours to perform.

Q - Where are the incisions made for the deep plane face and neck lift?
The incisions for the deep plane face and neck lift are located within the hairline.

Q - Will I have scars after undergoing a deep plane face and neck lift?
The incisions for the deep plane face and neck lift are located within the hairline, resulting in well-concealed scars.

Q - Will I experience any pain after undergoing a deep plane face and neck lift?
There can be some minor discomfort after the deep plane face and neck lift which can be managed with medication.

Q - What can I expect the recovery to be like after my deep plane face and neck lift?
Patients can expect a recovery time of about one week after the deep plane face and neck lift. Swelling and bruising may occur. Any discomfort that patients experience is typically minor and can be managed with medication. The stitches are usually removed after one week. While patients can often return to work within two weeks, it will take about three weeks before more strenuous activities can be resumed.

Q - When will I be able to return to work after my deep plane face and neck lift?
Patients can usually return to work within two weeks after deep plane face and neck lift.

Q - When will I be able to exercise after my deep plane face and neck lift?
Exercise and other strenuous activities may need to be postponed for about three weeks after the deep plane face and neck lift.

Q - When are the stitches removed after the deep plane face and neck lift?
The stitches are removed in about one week after the deep plane face and neck lift.

Q - What are the risks of the deep plane face and neck lift?
As with all types of surgery, there are potential risks associated with the deep plane face and neck lift and these may include adverse anesthesia reactions, asymmetry, bleeding, excessive scarring, and infection.

Q - Is the deep plane face and neck lift covered by insurance?
Deep plane face and neck lift procedures performed for cosmetic reasons are generally not covered by insurance, though patients should consult with their own insurance carrier.

Q - Can the deep plane face and neck lift surgery be financed?
There are financing options available for many plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery procedures.