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More Information On COVID Vaccines and Fillers

A recent misleading front page headline appeared in the Wall Street Journal before the holidays, and we would like to help clear up any confusion on the subject. The headline read, “Covid Shots Cause Botox Wrinkles: Cosmetic Work and Boosters...

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New Year, New You, Evolving Pandemic

We at Maine Laser Skin Care want to thank all of our patients and clients for their confidence in our services over the past year.  Between vaccine rollouts, the Delta variant, booster shots, and then the Omicron variant, it has been a...

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Goodbye, Double Chin!

  Now that summer is long over, we at Maine Laser Skin Care are seeing lots of folks who are looking at themselves more critically and wanting to look better.  Zoom and other methods of video meetings have also motivated people to...

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Botox Helps the Upper Lip Too

Recent study results published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology have shown that Botox is effective in enhancing the appearance of the upper lip.  The initial purpose of the study was to see if Botox could enhance lip fullness without...

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How Can I Tighten My Sagging Skin?

How we can tighten a person's sagging skin is one of the most common questions we get here at Maine Laser Skin Care, especially in the 40+ age group.  Unfortunately, tissue sagging is one of the most prominent features of our...

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Out, Damned Spot!

The summer is now officially over, and many people are noticing spots on their faces and/or other sun-exposed skin areas that are not fading over time.  Sun spots, also known as age spots, are very common, but unfortunately a very...

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Rosacea Hurts

Now that the summer has sadly come to an end, we are seeing more and more individuals come into our offices here at Maine Laser Skin Care who are lamenting about visible facial veins and overall facial redness.  In Maine, where we have a...

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Botox in Maine

Although Maine is not synonymous with fashions and glamour in a lot of people's minds, Maine Laser Skin Care offices in Augusta and Scarborough have seen steady growth in Botox usage in Maine since we first started administered this marvelous...

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Can Laser Help Treat Birthmarks?

The title of this blog post has definitely been one of our most frequently asked questions over the past several weeks.  Having been in the field of cosmetic laser dermatology for nearly two decades, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have...

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Get The Most Out Of Your Sunscreen

Back in a previous age, baby oil was the most common product used on the skin during the summer.  I have three younger sisters, so I know the priority that used to be placed on how much tan a person could get. Fortunately, we are more...

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Masks Off, Lips Out!

Just as there have been news reports about increased sales of teeth whitening systems and other self-improvement products, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have been experiencing an upsurge in lip filler requests for consultations and...

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No Surprise: Studies Show Mask Usage Worsens Rosacea

Over the past year, face masks have become a part of life as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The term "mask-ne" became a part of our vocabulary as many suffered their first acne breakouts since their teenage years or...

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What is Regenerative Aesthetic Medicine?

One of the many aspects of medical care that we love here at Maine Laser Skin Care is the continued research and progress to improve the lives of our patients and clients.  A new and evolving field of dermatology is emerging now that is being...

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What Can Be Done For My Floppy Earlobes?

We know that the title of this blog post sounds like a very trivial question, especially in light of the COVID pandemic and the state of the world, but it is an occasional query that keeps coming up.  The earlobe in all humans of all ages is...

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Update on Fillers and COVID Vaccine

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in many ways, and affected all our lives.  The advent of vaccines has given us all hope for the future and the return of "normal" life, but they have not been completely without...

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