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Not Your Grandmother's Facial

Every year, New Beauty magazine and its website, NewBeauty.com, conducts surveys of experts in the field of medical aesthetics for their opinions on what the best of the best in aesthetic treatments and products are in multiple...

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3 Reasons Why Maine Laser Skin Care Chooses Botox

It is hard to believe, but Botox has now been FDA-approved for over 20 years.  The founder of Maine Laser Skin Care, John Burke MD, has been a certified provider of Botox for 20 years, and was one of the first professionals ever to be certified...

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Isn't Botox Only For Women?

"Isn't Botox only for women?"  A gentleman who had presented for a consultation recently asked this question, in pretty much these exact words. His wife had encouraged him to get Botox, especially to treat very...

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Fraxel Found Superior In Improving Long-Term Sun Damage

Sun damage, also known as photoaging, is characterized by hyperpigmentation (i.e. age spots), broken capillaries, skin roughness, and loss of skin elasticity.  Several recent studies in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy highlight the...

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Botox Has the Numbers

Even though Botox Cosmetic has been in the marketplace for over 20 years at this point, Allergan Aesthetics, the creators and distributors of Botox, continues to research it on an ongoing basis.  The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology recently...

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PDO Threads Are Here!

Based on the title of this blog post, your first question may be: What are PDO Threads?  They are surgical, dissolvable sutures (i.e. stiches) that have been used in medicine and surgery for decades, but have been adapted to...

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Is There Really a Lunchtime Laser?

The term "lunchtime laser" has entered the popular lexicon recently.  The name implies that there is a quick and easy laser treatment that gives a person enough time to go from their place of work when their lunch break begins,...

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Laser Breakthrough Treatments For Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in America.  Over 50 million people suffering from its consequences every year. Beyond the physical appearance of acute acne breakouts, many are affected by the emotional scars and, later in life,...

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Low Maintenance Secrets to Beauty

A recent Wall Street Journal article outlined several time-saving ways to use beauty treatments to simplify morning routines and roll out of bed looking “more put-together”.  While at first it may seem like a splurge, we perform...

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Rejuvenating Under Eyes with PRP

The thin tissue under the eyes is most especially susceptible to the aging process.  As the skin ages, the dermis, which is the foundation layer of the skin, gets progressively thinner. New collagen production also decreases,...

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