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The Magic Eraser For Pigment Problems

Pigment within the skin is called melanin, and is produced by cells called melanocytes.  These cells are stimulated to produce melanin by external stimulation, with the most common stimulant being sun exposure. Elevated melanin production in...

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The Safest Way to Get Your Vitamin D Without the Sun

Many different people ask us at Maine Laser Skin Care about vitamin D, especially during the spring and summer.  Many people believe that sun exposure is the best way to get vitamin D in their system. Some of these same people even...

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In Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Know the ABCDEs of Detection

Like many forms of cancer, skin cancer is most treatable if it is identified and detected early.  In May in particular, as we are soon to reveal more of our skin to the environment, look for the early warning signs of skin cancer. A self-exam...

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Is Rosacea Hereditary?

We at Maine Laser Skin Care have treated rosacea, the long-term skin condition that causes facial redness and broken blood vessels, since our practice’s inception in 2003.  Having the most in-depth experience treating rosacea in Maine has...

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

While we at Maine Laser Skin Care work daily to “Beautify Maine One Face (And Body) at a Time”, we also use our decades of expertise in skin care to monitor your skin for any abnormalities that could indicate skin cancer or...

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Beware of Cheap Botox

We at Maine Laser Skin Care occasionally receive phone calls about per-unit pricing of Botox that is well below the normal price range for any market region, never mind Maine.  These instances are particularly unusual since Allergan, the makers...

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Warning: B12 Shots Are a Scam!

Many people frequently ask us if we perform certain procedures that are trending on social media or out in the community.  One question some people have been asking recently is about whether or not we perform B12 injections,...

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Love Your Lips Again

Throughout history, full lips have been coveted as a sign of confidence.  Even in these times of mask wearing, the desire for more full and well-defined lips persists.  As a result, demand for treatments to enhance the lips has especially...

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Can Anything Help Cellulite? Yes, We Can!

According to the Mayo Clinic's medical dictionary, cellulite is "a very common, harmless skin condition that causes lumpy dimpled flesh on the thighs, hips and buttocks."  Harmless and common, yes, but...

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Fight Ageism At Maine Laser Skin Care

Are you ever too old for aesthetic treatments?  The answer to this question depends on your personal views of aging. Ageism is the prejudicial opinion that certain conditions are an inevitable part of aging.  This opinion also dictates...

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Dark Circles Under Eyes? PRP To The Rescue!

We here at Maine Laser Skin Care have been certified providers of trademarked Vampire, or Platelet Rich Plasma, procedures since 2015.  Dr. Burke was trained by Dr. Charles Runels, the creator of the Vampire procedures, himself. Dr. Burke also...

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Treating Hyperpigmentation in the Winter

Hyperpigmentation is a condition whereby a segment skin becomes darker than the surrounding skin.  This ailment is caused by a persistent buildup of melanin within layers of skin cells. Melanin is the substance secreted within skin cells...

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Lasers and Acne Therapy

Like prescription and over-the-counter medications, lasers have been used over the course of the past two decades to treat acne.  In fact, lasers have proven effective in challenging cases and with individual patient preference. Many people...

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PRP is a Game Changer in Hair Loss Treatment

Maine Laser Skin Care has been a certified provider of Vampire aesthetic procedures since 2015, treating hundreds of patients with platelet rich plasma, or PRP, for multiple problems areas.  An area of PRP that has expanded steadily over the...

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Announcing Diamond Glow In Both Offices -- Scarborough and Augusta!!

After much delay due to supply chain issues, Diamond Glow has arrived in Augusta, and full training in this new facial technology has been completed.  The Diamond Glow has been the hottest treatment at our Scarborough office for several months,...

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