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The Environment and Your Skin

  Several studies have shown that your skin is affected by the environment in which you live.  Environmental factors such as sun exposure, chemical pollution, smoke, dirt, and pollen counts can significantly change the appearance of the ...

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Cosmetic Procedures In High Demand In Maine and The Nation

  The numbers are in, and the office cosmetic medical procedures are on the rise again.  According to the latest surveys by American dermatologic societies, 2018 saw a 7.5% increase in cosmetic skin procedures from the previous year and a ...

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Zap Away Toenail Fungus

At least 35 million cases of toenail fungus are reported among Americans every year.   That figure is about 10% of our country's total population, and that is not even counting the rest of the world. This disease is chronic, progressive, ...

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How Can I Get Rid of Age Spots On My Chest?

The title of this blog post is a common question that we get asked regularly at both Maine Laser Skin Care offices.  If we don't get asked this particular question, we get questions along those lines such as "What are these ...

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2019- Year in Review

First of all, I hope that all of you had a great holiday season and that you have a Happy New Year as we launch into the year 2020.  Having lived through the hyped up controversy surrounding Y2K, it is hard to believe that we are 20 years ...

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New Rosacea Study Shows Positive Effects of Treatment

Rosacea is one of the most common conditions we treat here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  Fortunately, our patients also let us know that the results from our rosacea treatments are most gratifying, and they're not alone.   A recent ...

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November Product of the Month

It may seem crazy to you that we are highlighting a sunscreen as the product of the month in November of all months.  However, we at Maine Laser Skin Care have always advocated the use of sunscreen every day, not just in the summer when the sun ...

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How Micro Needling Can Help

Micro needling has become a hot topic in skin care as of late.  Although skin care specialists know it as a valuable, skin-healing asset, many outside the skin care field are confused by all the various options available. Basically, the ...

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Laser Hair Removal: Never Shave Again

Many of us, regardless of our gender, have unwanted hair in various parts of the body where hair really should not be.  Most of us are fine with the hair on top of our heads, but not on the back, under the arms, or other places you can probably ...

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Vampire Hair Regrowth Makes National News

Leafing through the Sunday newspaper a few weekends ago, I found an interesting article in Parade Magazine's "Stay Healthy" section.  This feature, titled "Help For Hair Growth," noted the use of platelet rich ...

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August Product of the Month

In the hot and humid month of August, your skin is practically crying out for relief.  For this reason, we chose our own Vita-C Peptide Spray as our August 2019 Product of the Month.   This multi-purpose skin care product ...

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The Hands of Time

Although our faces are the area to which many of us pay the most attention from an aesthetic point of view, the hands are receiving more attention of late when it comes to all of our efforts to look younger and healthier.  Our hands, like our faces, ...

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July Product of the Month

We at Maine Laser Skin Care advocate wearing sunscreen all year long, not just in the summertime.  However, summer is arguably the time of the year where most people are more aware of the importance of wearing sunscreen, which is why we are ...

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June Product of the Month

Our Product of the Month is a new offering for us here at Maine Laser Skin Care by the name of HA+ Firming Boost.  This is a highly-anticipated, antioxidant-rich serum that quenches the skin with intense, 24-hour hydration while also firming the ...

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May Product of the Month

This month's selection for our Product of the Month is another favorite skin care product of our clients and patients.   We are proud to highlight Ultra Benefits Creme, a light moisturizing cream that protects your skin from environmental ...

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