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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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Non-Antibiotic Acne Treatment for Women

As we have described in our blog in the past, acne is a very stubborn skin disease that has many different aspects to its origin and treatment.  One common denominator is the effect of hormones on the production of oil or sebum within the skin...

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Botox's New Side Effect

As we all know, Botox is widely used for a number of various cosmetic conditions including scowl lines, forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, wrinkles around the mouth, chin dimpling, and neck bands just to name a few.  Since 2002, when the FDA...

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Platelet Rich Plasma Hair Regrowth Update

For the past several years, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have been performing injections of platelet rich plasma, or PRP, into the scalp to enhance hair regrowth in both men and women with very gratifying results.  New studies have recently...

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Maskne Update

As you all should be aware after nearly 11 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, mask wearing remains standard for medical personnel and the general public alike.  Obviously, healthcare workers and other essential workers who have direct...

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Vitamin D and Your Skin

Vitamin D has been well known in the past for its importance in maintaining bone health and bone density.  In recent years, research has shown that vitamin D also has important roles in other areas of human health. For example, low vitamin D...

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Muscle Bands in the Neck

Many people have very prominent vertical bands of muscle in their necks.  These muscles can be seen while at rest, and are made more prominent with neck tightening moves or with jaw opening. These muscle bands are called platysmal bands. ...

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Facial Fillers and COVID Vaccine

There have been a number of media reports recently about patients who have had facial fillers and who then developed reactions after administration of the COVID vaccine.  In fact, there have been only 3 such reactions reported so far in the...

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What Can I Do About My Dimpled Chin?

Several people every month ask me about their dimpled chins and how to get rid of them.  With the increased usage of selfies and Zoom calls these days, more and more people are seeing their own faces as others see them. Many people cause...

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