Monthly Archives: March 2015

Your Options For Facial Implants

Facial implants is a great category. In plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, aesthetic surgery, they are all the same. We use facial implants in several different areas of the face. In Asian people, sometimes an Asian woman or man will come in for the nose that they want to be raised a little bit. We'll put …

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Trim Your Torso with Tummy Tuck

Tummy tucks otherwise known as Abdominoplasty. There have been all kinds of stuff written up in literature and if you go online and you're online and looking at me you'll read about different tucks. Lipoabdominalplasty and vaser and all kinds of different things. Tummy tucks basically are done by taking the excess skin off the …

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Otoplasty: Cosmetic Ear Surgery

So, “ears” looking at you. This segment is on otoplasty, or pin-back otoplasty. Pin-back otoplasty is for prominent ears, dumbo ears, elephant ears. Kids get really ridiculed when they're young about this, so we like to do it before they get into school where kids can be cruel, like do it when they're about five …

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Awaken Your Eyes With a Lower Eyelid Lift

A couple of special things about lower lid Blepharoplasty or lower lid lifts. There's a couple other things that can be done. Typically, it's an incision just under the lash line and it curves out at the side. We take a little bit of skin, sometimes a little bit of the muscle. If the muscles …

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A Younger Look With Eyelid Surgery

So eyelids, I often see men and women come in, typically, in their 40s and 50s saying “I just look tired.” When I assess someone for eyelids I'm looking for laxed skin. It's not like you've developed more skin suddenly in your life, but we lose elasticity at some point in our life and that …

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Who Makes a Good Liposuction Candidate?

Liposuction, you will hear Vaser-assisted, SmartLipo, sculpting, cool Iipo, all this stuff, all of the current literature shows that three and six months, they are all the same to traditional liposuction done with the tumescent technique and most of them you still have to inject the fluid into the tissue. We do it under general …

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What to Expect from a Breast Lift

A mastopexy or breast lift is just that: it's a lift for a droopy breast. Sometimes we put an implant in, sometimes we won't. Some of that is what the patient wants and some of it is because the breast tissue is so soft, the patient lies down on her back the breast pancakes, a …

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Meet Dr. Clayton Moliver

Hi, this is Dr. Clayton Moliver. Welcome to my V-blog. I'm a plastic surgeon in practice for the past 20 years in the Houston area of Texas. I'm also a clinical professor of surgery and plastic surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. When you come to visit us you are going …

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Dr. Moliver’s Approach to Breast Augmentation

So, I do about 150 to 170 breast augmentations a year. I've been using Mentor® implants since 1992. It's a great implant, I like the feel of it. It's much more natural than the other main implants out there. I've always used smooth wall implants long before it was in vogue. Now, most people use …

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