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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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Microneedling for Anti-Aging and Scars

Microneedling in its various forms has become increasingly popular due to its effectiveness, minimal invasiveness, and limited downtime.  However, certain precautionary measures are required to give someone who is undergoing a microneedling...

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Maine Is Going Wild For Botox And Fillers

Maine Laser Skin Care has been a pioneer in the aesthetic medicine field in Maine since 2003, and has grown to multiple locations as well as one of the busiest aesthetic practices in the state.  We are also one of the top Allergan practices for...

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Why We Don't Do Botox Parties (and Neither Should You)

Before the pandemic, many of our patients and clients frequently asked us here at Maine Laser Skin Care about Botox parties.  Now, with the burgeoning vaccination numbers and increasing confidence among consumers, the question...

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What To Know About Fraxel Before A Treatment

What is Fraxel? Fraxel is the brand name for the gold standard treatment in the category of non-ablative fractional lasers.  Fraxel is non-invasive and uses laser beams to penetrate the skin and encourage new collagen growth underneath the...

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Many Ways To Make Scars Look Better

With the current state of aesthetic technologies that we have here at Maine Laser Skin Care, we can reduce the appearance of scars in several ways.  Like a lot of things in medicine, the chosen treatment depends on multiple factors, including...

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More Men Are Coming for Botox. Bro-tox is Real!

As the pandemic year has worn on, we at Maine Laser Skin Care have seen a big boost in appointments for Botox from both previous and new clients.  Many of them claim that their upper face is getting more scrutiny because everyone is still...

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Warmer Weather = Hair Removal Time

As the days are getting longer and the weather gradually warmer, our minds turn to dreams of getting outside more, especially after this winter and the year of pandemic shutdowns.  Smooth, hair-free skin would be an excellent complement to...

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9 Habits That Increase Wrinkles

There are many day-to-day, otherwise harmless habits that can contribute to long-term negative consequences on your skin.  Stopping some or all of these habits will prevent future appearances of aging regardless of your actual age. Not...

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Why Am I Losing Volume in My Face?

Faces change over time.  Why they change is one of the most common queries we get when assessing someone in both of our offices here at Maine Laser Skin Care. To many people, this process seemed sudden.  In reality, the loss of...

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Introducing DiamondGlow

Social media has been blowing up about the new facial sensation called DiamondGlow.  We have installed this revolutionary new skin treatment process in our Scarborough office, and soon it will be added to our Augusta office as well. If you are...

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CoolSculpting vs. Liposuction: Which is Best?

CoolSculpting and liposuction can both permanently remove fat from targeted body areas.  Kybella can also remove fat, but that's another story for another blog post. Each treatment has pros and cons.  The question of "Which Is...

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