Travel to Faces+

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The Faces+ Office

FACES+ is a premier destination for plastic surgery for patients who travel to us from around the world. Known for its stunning beaches, upscale shopping, and thriving arts scene, La Jolla is home to highly skilled plastic surgeon and longevity and regenerative treatment specialist Dr. Steven R. Cohen. If you are considering plastic surgery and can travel to our La Jolla practice, we welcome you to come and join us in sunny San Diego! 

To contact our Travel Coordinator please fill out our form or call (858) 453-7224 for more information.

First-Class Care in Southern California

We’re here to take the stress out of traveling. Our Faces+ Travel Coordinator can provide complimentary recommendations for transport and accommodations based on your needs.

A custom FACES+ VIP Experience may also be arranged for patients looking to have some or all services pre-booked and arranged for them such as:

  • Limousine/town car pickup from the airport 
  • Luxurious accommodations 
  • Restaurant reservations 
  • Private nursing care 

Find premium patient care in beautiful La Jolla and take advantage of the premium FACES+ Concierge service, sit back, and relax! Our focus is on your comprehensive recovery and delivering exceptional results. Dr. Cohen and our dedicated team are here to guide you through every step, providing personalized care throughout the entire process.

Things to do in San Diego

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre urban oasis that is home to numerous museums, gardens, and performing arts venues. Lose yourself in the beauty of the Botanical Building or immerse yourself in history at the Museum of Man. With its Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and lush landscapes, Balboa Park provides a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely day of exploration.

San Diego Zoo

Animal enthusiasts won’t want to miss the world-renowned San Diego Zoo. With over 3,500 animals representing more than 650 species, this iconic attraction offers an immersive and educational experience. From giant pandas to majestic elephants, the San Diego Zoo provides a chance to connect with wildlife from around the globe.

Gaslamp Quarter

For those seeking a vibrant nightlife scene, look no further than the Gaslamp Quarter. This historic district is filled with restaurants, bars, and clubs, offering an array of entertainment options. Indulge in delicious cuisine, dance the night away, or simply soak in the electric atmosphere as you stroll down the gas-lit streets.

USS Midway Museum

History buffs can step aboard the USS Midway Museum, a floating tribute to American naval aviation. Explore the aircraft carrier’s impressive collection of aircraft, interactive exhibits, and captivating stories of bravery and innovation. Gain a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women as you navigate the decks of this legendary vessel.

Coronado Island

Escape to the enchanting Coronado Island, just a short drive from downtown San Diego. This idyllic paradise boasts pristine beaches, charming boutiques, and exquisite dining options. Take a leisurely bike ride along the picturesque coastline or enjoy a romantic sunset dinner overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

For a taste of San Diego’s rich history, visit the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Wander through restored buildings that date back to the 1800s and immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of early California. Explore museums, indulge in authentic Mexican cuisine, and witness lively performances that bring the past to life.

Cabrillo National Monument

Visit the Cabrillo National Monument, which commemorates the landing of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the first European to set foot on the West Coast of the United States. (1) Enjoy panoramic views of the city, explore tide pools, and learn about the region’s maritime history.

Welcome to La Jolla: A SoCal Paradise

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La Jolla is a small community of around 46,700 residents. (2) Located just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, and under 30 minutes from the city’s main airport, it’s a town with a reputation for natural beauty, opulence, and chic charm.

A coastal gem nestled just north of San Diego, La Jolla offers an exquisite blend of natural beauty, luxury living, and cultural richness. Known for its stunning beaches and prestigious neighborhoods, La Jolla is a place where your plastic surgery dreams can come true.

Natural Beauty

Crashing waves and soft sands accompany the mesmerizing marine life that thrives in La Jolla’s clear blue waters. From playful seals at La Jolla Cove to dolphins dancing in the waves, the coastal charm of La Jolla is truly captivating.

Close by, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is a sanctuary of tranquility and breathtaking views. Hike along the rugged cliffs, surrounded by rare and protected Torrey pine trees, and let the beauty of nature rejuvenate your soul.

The picturesque coastal views of La Jolla are unlike any other. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting warm hues across the sky, you’ll witness a scene that feels straight out of a painting. Every moment spent in La Jolla offers a feast for the senses.

Art & Culture

La Jolla is not just nature’s paradise; it is also a hub of art and culture. Explore the vibrant art galleries that showcase works from renowned local and international artists. Indulge in the culinary delights offered by the finest restaurants, where talented chefs create masterpieces that tantalize the taste buds.

Academic Endeavors

Adjacent to La Jolla, the renowned University of California San Diego brings intellect and innovation to the community. This world-class institution fuels the region’s intellectual curiosity and artistic expression, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere of La Jolla.

Adventurous Spirits

For adventure seekers, the La Jolla Sea Caves offer a thrilling exploration opportunity. Embark on a guided kayak tour and venture into the sea caves, where you can marvel at the unique geological formations and observe the marine life that calls these caves home.

Dive enthusiasts will be in awe of the La Jolla Underwater Park. With its diverse ecosystem and abundant marine species, it is a haven for snorkelers, scuba divers, and underwater photographers. Immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world and discover the wonders that lie beneath the surface.

Around the Neighborhood

When it comes to luxurious living, La Jolla sets the bar high. Immerse yourself in the opulence of the neighborhood, where grand estates overlook the sparkling Pacific Ocean. The legacy of architectural brilliance is evident as you stroll through the streets lined with exquisite homes that redefine elegance.

Unparalleled Service

At FACES+ under the expertise of Dr. Cohen, we prioritize patient safety and satisfaction above all else. If you have any questions or concerns about your treatment or want to find out more about other plastic surgery procedures, please feel free to reach out to our practice at (858) 453-7224. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the highest level of care and support.

Why Become a Medical Tourist in San Diego?

Medical tourism offers a multitude of benefits for individuals seeking healthcare solutions. Here are some of the advantages you can expect when considering traveling to FACES+ from out of town:

  • A comprehensive range of treatments: FACES+ offers a wide range of medical treatments and procedures, including plastic surgery services for the face, breasts, and body, non-surgical procedures, and longevity and regenerative treatments. Our comprehensive range ensures that patients have access to diverse options tailored to their specific needs.
  • Access to world-class facilities: By choosing FACES+ as a medical tourism destination, individuals gain access to our state-of-the-art practice equipped with the latest medical technology and infrastructure. Our world-class facilities ensure that patients receive top-notch treatment and care.
  • Some of the world’s best providers: Our exceptionally gifted team of aestheticians and injectors is led by esteemed plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Cohen, one of Newsweek America’s Best Plastic Surgeons of 2023.
  • Personalized attention and care: At FACES+, we prioritize individualized patient care. Our dedicated team offers personalized treatment plans and attentive medical staff to ensure that every patient feels supported throughout their healthcare journey. See our website for more information about FACES+ Concierge.
  • Opportunity for travel and relaxation: Combining medical treatments with leisure activities or recuperation in scenic locations allows medical tourists to enjoy a well-rounded experience. This unique fusion of healthcare and vacation-like elements promotes healing and rejuvenation.
  • Access to new therapies: We provide access to the latest therapies that may not be widely available in other regions, including Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), exosomes, and biologic age testing. This allows patients to explore different treatment options and benefit from a holistic approach to healthcare.
  • Cultural immersion: Medical tourism in La Jolla and San Diego provides an opportunity for individuals to immerse themselves in different cultures, and experience new traditions, cuisines, and lifestyles while receiving medical treatments. This cultural immersion adds a unique dimension to the overall healthcare experience.

Choosing Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in La Jolla

Whether you’re in town for a facelift, tummy tuck, Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL), liposuction, or another of our many services, you can place your trust in FACES+ to provide first-class care at every stage of the process.

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Cost of Plastic Surgery in San Diego

As with any patient coming to FACES+, your treatment will be tailored to your unique needs and circumstances. To find out more about aesthetic procedures in San Diego, and to speak with Dr. Cohen in person, call (858) 453-7224 or complete a short form on our website. Your premier plastic surgery destination awaits!


  1. Engstrand, Iris, and Harry Kelsey, “Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo and the Building of the San Salvador,” Mains’l Haul: A Journal of Pacific Maritime History, vol. 45, Winter/Spring 2009
  2. US Census Bureau. Published July 1, 2023.