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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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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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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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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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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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