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Are Collagen Supplements Worth It?

Here at Maine Laser Skin Care, one of the most common questions our patients ask us is, "Are collagen supplements worth it?".  The short answer is: NO. Collagen is the protein that is the foundation of our skin, hair, nails, muscles,...

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Fighting Against Aging Hair

As both men and women age, hair loss becomes a top concern.  Hair thinning and loss are caused by a number of factors, including decreased circulation to the scalp and the declining ability of the body to repair damaged hair over time. Another...

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Can Baldness Be Prevented?

While losing your hair is not the end of the world, most people do not like it and go to great lengths to try to avoid it. The question that makes up our headline is a very common one in our office. According to medical studies performed at...

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National Botox Day - Coming November 16th

November 16th is the biggest day of the year for the medical aesthetics industry: National Botox Day!  To celebrate this day of wrinkle reduction celebrations, Allergan has announced some exciting offers, all of which will be...

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FAQs About Our Newest Hair Regrowth System

Excitement is building with our introduction of the Alma TEDTM Hair Regrowth System, especially because it is the first to be established in Maine!  Our clients have heard about this procedure from our office signage and word of mouth, not to...

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New Hair Regrowth Treatments Without Pain

Maine Laser Skin Care is the first aesthetic practice in Maine to introduce a revolutionary new noninvasive treatment for hair regrowth. This new treatment is called TED, which stands for Trans-Epidermal Delivery. When combined with a topical hair...

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Smoothing Forehead Wrinkles the Maine Laser Way

Horizontal forehead wrinkles are a common frustration area for people of all ages. They are produced by the contraction of the underlying muscles known as the frontalis muscles, which run from the scalp line to the eyebrows. Most people form...

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The Best Treatment for Scowl Lines

Vertical lines between the eyebrows are produced by repetitive folding over of the skin from contraction of muscles underneath this area.  The muscles literally squeeze out the collagen under the skin, resulting in deeper and deeper...

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Can Sunscreen Be Trendy?

We here at Maine Laser Skin Care cannot stress enough the importance of frequent sunscreen use not only for your appearance, but for your overall health.  So while sunscreen is unquestionably essential, could it also be trendy? Current reports...

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Four Steps To A Better Body This Summer

With warmer weather and the inevitable exposure of more of our bodies at the beach and pool, we all want to feel more confident and comfortable with how we look.  By following some relatively easy steps, we can all enjoy the great and beautiful...

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Allē Flash is a Gas!

If you haven't been to our offices in the past few months, the recent Allē program from Allergan Aesthetics, the makers of Botox, Juvederm, and other skin health products, may be news to you.  The Allē rewards program has added a...

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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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