What to Expect During Your Lip Augmentation

You’ve decided you want plumper, fuller lips. Movie star lips. Maybe you have smoked in the past and have developed fine lines around your mouth. Or maybe, with age, your lips are getting droopy and you want to reclaim the upward lift they held in their youth. You know exactly what to do: get a lip augmentation! For more information on lip augmentation and various natural skin treatments from the top cosmetic surgeon in Melbourne, reach out to Dr. Taras today! Read more

Avoiding a “Heavy” Face as You Age


As you get older, you might begin to notice that the lower part of your face appears heavier than it did in your youth. Part of this is loss of skin elasticity and the descent of facial fat. Another major reason for the heaviness effect, however, is the enlargement and squaring of the jaw. The masseter muscle, which is responsible for chewing, becomes enlarged over time through genetic predisposition or because of tooth grinding and clenching. Read more

The Miracle of Scar Treatment


Our skin is an amazing organ. And when an injury happens, it begins to heal itself. Unfortunately, one of the sometimes unsightly side effects of this amazing healing process is the formation of scars. Oftentimes, scars are small or are in a place that can be concealed from view. But there are some injuries that produce scars that will never go away. Read on to learn more about treating those unsightly scars and getting your healthy skin back. Read more

Say Goodbye to Wrinkles


Whether you call them wrinkles or laugh lines, they appear more frequently as we age. Fortunately, there are many options to consider when developing a plan of attack against wrinkles. Injectable wrinkle fillers are a common and easy treatment and can be done for a fraction of the cost of a complete face lift. If you have horizontal lines across your forehead, crow’s feet, lines between your eyebrows, lines around your mouth or on your neck, then an injectable wrinkle filler might be your best treatment option for getting rid of wrinkles. Read more

What Causes Stretch Marks?


Stretch marks typically appear as bands of parallel lines on your skin. These lines are a different color and texture than your normal skin, and they range from purple or bright pink to light gray. When you touch stretch marks with your fingers, you might feel a slight ridge or indentation on your skin. Sometimes, stretch marks feel itchy or sore. Read more