Facial Transplant Success This past week The University of Maryland announced the successful outcome of the most extensive full face transplant ever. There are several fascinating things about the recent wave of Complex Composite Allograft Transfers (translated: transferring tissue from one human to another as a mass of different types of tissues in one large block – i.e. skin, fat, muscles, bones, teeth, nerves, etc.). The most recent trend is towards face and hand transplants. It’s so easy to overlook the complexities and intricacies of a massive surgery such as this when viewing before-and-after photos from a computer; gushing over … Continue reading
Marathon Relay/Outreach against Domestic Violence Pictured Left to Right: LuAnn Cameron Scott Tate Dr. Beth Dennard Dr. Clayton Moliver Dr. Moliver and his team ran in a marathon relay as part of the Seabrook Lucky Trails Marathon weekend events. Proceeds went directly to The Bridge over Troubled Waters. The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc., (The Bridge) is a comprehensive crisis center, assisting survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence, and those who are homeless due to these circumstances. As the only center of its kind in southeast Harris County, Texas, The Bridge annually serves approximately 20,000 people through residential / non-residential services … Continue reading
Breast Augmentation Repair – Strattice Versus FlexHD Last week we received a comment from one very distraught plastic surgery recipient who was dealing with several painful repairs to her breast augmentation. She is considering a technique using Strattice, which Dr. Moliver explains is made from animal tissue. There is a better way, and we want to make our viewers – old and new – aware of the options. Hello, I have had several failed repairs. I do have a much better result since my last repair, but my implants still touch with rippling pain. Implant on right seems to be … Continue reading
Finding the Right Plastic Surgeon The horror stories of botched surgeries are great conversation pieces, but when you’re really looking into having a procedure done it can be a terrifying and often deterring thought. Although these stories spread like wildfire, and seem to be all over, they are uncommon occurrences for competent doctors. Here are our tips for seeking the right doctor for your needs. 1. BOARD CERTIFICATION [flickr id=”6839300588″ thumbnail=”medium_440″ overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”right”] In the United States, anyone practicing medicine must be legally Board Certified. This includes: doctors, nurses, internal surgeons and most definitely plastic surgeons. Every practitioner … Continue reading
Starting this week, at our office and surgicenter, we are recycling: Plastic Tin Glass AND MORE! NOT materials from the Operating Room though. That would be creepy. We are so very proud of the entire staff for their efforts!
When you are ready to make the decision for Plastic Surgery, our staff is committed to determining whether the decision is right for your goals, your body, your relationships, and your life. Often we recommend changes to diet and exercise long before a surgical procedure. So check this out … Researchers reporting in the March issue of Cell Metabolism found that when healthy but inactive men and women exercise for a matter of minutes, it produces an almost immediate change to the DNA in their muscle structures, similar to effects of caffeine in the morning. Although exercise is not going to change … Continue reading
“There is no greater satisfaction as a plastic surgeon than having a patient tell you how good they feel about the results of their surgery.” Dr. Clayton Moliver started his practice in 1992 and has years of experience. Although his early years were devoted to a mixture of reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, the last 10 years have been devoted exclusively to cosmetic surgery. As you can tell from the extensive photo gallery, he performs all areas of cosmetic surgery. Most patients come to him as referrals from other patients. More and more he is taking care of patients operated on elsewhere … Continue reading