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An Ideal Diet for Healthy Skin

A common question we receive here at Maine Laser Skin Care is: "Do I need to take supplements to help with my skin?"  The question implies whether or not one would have to buy vitamins in pill form at the grocery store or...

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Can Botox Reduce Teeth Grinding?

Teeth grinding primarily occurs when people unconsciously clinch the jaw and grind their teeth, usually while they are asleep. The medical term for teeth grinding is Bruxism. The causes of Bruxism are unknown.  However, it is thought...

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Botox as an Antidepressant?

Could Botox directly treat depression?  Previously, people inside and outside of the medical field presumed that the improvement in a person's appearance by eliminating wrinkles and lines on the face reinforced positive emotions in...

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Face It: Your Hands Also Show Your Age

All of us want to achieve a balance between aging gracefully and not looking older than our birthdate says we are.  For that reason, we give much of our attention from an aesthetic point of view to our faces. Your face is, after all,...

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How Does Botox Actually Work?

Many of the fears that some people have about Botox stem from a misunderstanding of how Botox actually works.  Many clients come in and express concerns about muscles being paralyzed or about Botox spreading within their body. Understanding...

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Setting the Record Straight on Sunscreen

There are some misleading media reports out there about sunscreen use and, if you can believe it, its potential harms.  Reports like these, a vast majority of which are illegitimate, can lead many to wonder about whether or not they should be...

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Secret RF and Acne Scars

A recent study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology confirms our experience here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  The article demonstrates that radiofrequency micro needling treatments, which we use in the form of Secret™ RF, are a...

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The Origin and History of Botox

Botox is such a household word and brand nowadays that many people think it has been around for a very long time.  In fact, Botulinum toxin, the neurotoxic protein that makes up Botox, has been around in nature for at least...

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Men Need Skin Care Too!

Most skin care products that you see advertised and on store shelves are marketed to and directed towards women.  Despite that predominant orientation, the demand from men for skin care products has been growing steadily, especially since the...

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Laser Acne Treatment Gains Popularity

A recent dermatology symposium held in Florida (pre-COVID, of course) highlighted the effectiveness of lasers in treating acne.  Presenters noted that laser therapies have become increasingly popular in the battle against acne not only...

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Introduction to Botox as a Wonder Drug

At Maine Laser Skin Care, we have been administering Botox since 2003, and are the most experienced and prolific injectors of Botox in the state of Maine.  Over the years, the popularity of Botox has exploded and has become a household...

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Top Sunscreen Secrets

Even though we at Maine Laser Skin Care always advocate wearing sunscreen every day, the official onset of summer prompts us to up the ante on our skin care education.  During the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the earth is tilted...

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Pandemic Skin

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted an explosion of skin problems that has been notable since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated quarantine.  Despite the fact that many women are not wearing makeup as...

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Summer Is Here! Protecting Your Skin is Non-Negotiable

We here at Maine Laser Skin Care preach year-round about the importance of protecting your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.  During the summer months, as it is commonly known, when the northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and...

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Everyone's Face is Unique

Many times we have clients who are referred to us here at Maine Laser Skin Care by friends who have had Botox or other treatments.  We love the trust that our satisfied customers have in us that they would entrust a friend or family member to...

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