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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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Brazilians Turn to Botox to Wipe Away That Quarantine Frown

A front page headline from the October 26, 2020 edition of The Wall Street Journal showcased a certain phenomenon that we have been seeing at our Maine Laser Skin Care offices in Augusta and Scarborough.  The only difference is...

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Forehead Wrinkles in the Age of COVID

Since we reopened our offices in May, many of our clients and patients have noted how much scrutiny their upper faces are getting due to their wearing masks on a regular basis.  We had previously addressed scowl lines between the eyes as a...

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Treating Frown Lines in These Times of Stress

Since May 2020, we at Maine Laser Skin Care have returned to our Augusta and Scarborough offices full time again.  Since we reopened after it was safe to do so, we have observed a curious phenomenon. More and more people from all walks of...

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