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Five Summer Skin Care Tips

As of June 21, summer has officially arrived.  Even in these crazy COVID-19 times, we have to adjust to adapt to the change in seasons in many ways. Just as we change our wardrobes to adapt to changes in weather and humidity, we also need to...

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The Proof is In the Meal Plan

We have written many times about the effect of your diet on specific skin problems such as acne and rosacea.  Basically, the healthier your diet, the less severe your skin problems will become. A recent article in the dermatology literature...

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Indoor Tanning Danger Proved Again

A recently-published study from Norway confirmed many of our previous studies here in the U.S. about the risks of indoor tanning risks.  It also provided some additional important information. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study enrolled...

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Even in Quarantine, You Need Your Beauty Rest

Recent research published in the Journal of Sleep Research has shown that the current COVID-19 pandemic has induced and worsened sleep problems in populations throughout the world.  The researchers found that being forced to stay at home, work...

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Beware of Mask-ne!

An interesting phenomenon that we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have noticed over the past several weeks has been increased breakouts and skin problems under the facial areas covered by face masks and coverings.  We happen to see the most acute...

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Reverse Skin Aging and Scars with Radiofrequency Micro Needling

At a recent pre-COVID19 dermatology symposium, a number of studies were presented that confirmed what we have seen here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  Namely, that radiofrequency micro needling, Secret RF, effectively treats the effects of skin...

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Under-Diagnosed Chest and Back Acne

When it comes to acne, most attention is directed at the face.  However, acne is also frequently found on the chest, back, and shoulders, where it is known as truncal acne. In fact, studies have shown that more than half of those...

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Get Your Skin Checked

While many people are great about things like getting their oil changed, their teeth cleaned, or their eyes examined, many folks are not very diligent about looking after their biggest organ- their skin.  According to the American Cancer...

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Do You Have Sugar Face?

It is probably no surprise to anyone that excessive sugar is not good for you.  Sugar is certainly bad for your teeth and your waistline, never mind making you more susceptible to diabetes and the long term consequences of obesity. What many...

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Smoother Eyes Without Surgery

As we get older, there comes a point where many of us look at our own eyes in the miror and see puffiness, sagging, or dark circles that don't go away with just a couple of good nights of sleep.  There are certainly some people...

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Getting Rid of the Double Chin

We at Maine Laser Skin Care get asked a lot about how to get rid of the fat below the face and around the chin area, perhaps better known as the "double chin".  This question is also usually accompanied by the statement, "I hate...

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Can You Become Immune to Botox?

“Can you become immune to Botox?” is a common question that clients frequently ask us.  There is a small minority of people who feel that Botox treatments are less effective over time, and wonder about possible immunity or...

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Less Common But Very Effective Uses of Botox

  We at Maine Laser Skin Care have been using Botox to improve the appearance of our Maine patients and clients since 2003.  In fact, Dr Burke was one of the first Maine doctors to use Botox in the early 2000s for aesthetic...

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Dermaplaning In Demand

What is Dermaplaning?  Dermaplaning is a non-invasive technique where a certified aesthetician uses a sterile scalpel to remove vellus hair on the face (i.e. peach fuzz) and the top layer of dead skin cells. This process of...

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Common Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid

At Maine Laser Skin Care, we are proud to provide what is referred to as medical grade skin care.  In other words, the skin care treatments and products we offer are as close to 100% safe as possible, but with sufficient potency to achieve...

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