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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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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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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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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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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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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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Happiness Without the Gummy Smile

When we all smile, there are muscles in the upper lip that pull the lip upward.  It is a similar process to muscles in the cheek that pull up the corners of the mouth. In some people, the upper lip muscles are very strong; perhaps too...

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What is a Lip Flip?

Lip Flip is the term used to describe a Botox technique that causes a small but definite improvement of the visible pink portion of the lip.  This use of Botox, in the hands of a skilled injector, can be used to enhance the upper and/or lower...

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Crow's Feet Should Only Be For Crows

In our continuing series of blog posts about the benefits and attributes of Botox, we will next discuss those pesky lines that develop around the eyes that are commonly known as "crow's feet," or smile lines.  These lines...

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