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Do You Want To Prevent Skin Aging?

Aging is a natural process that many would say is an inevitable one.  While everyone does eventually grow older, most would agree that they do not want their own skin to age prematurely. The premature aging of skin can be caused by...

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Laser Treatments for Port Wine Stains

Port Wine Stains are not actual stains from spilled wine.  Spilled wine can be mopped up or, if they are applied to fabric, can be treated with chemical cleaners depending on their severity. Port Wine Stains (or PWS) are congenital...

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Advances in Treatment of Rosacea

In case you don't know, rosacea is a skin condition that is characterized by redness and flushing in the face. The exact cause of rosacea is not known, but many theories indicate chronic skin inflammation. In addition to redness and flushing,...

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Clearing Acne With Laser

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting over 50 million Americans each year. That number includes 85% of all young adults and over 35% of adult women 25-50 years old. Acne is a condition that primarily...

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The Magic Eraser For Pigment Problems

Pigment within the skin is called melanin, and is produced by cells called melanocytes.  These cells are stimulated to produce melanin by external stimulation, with the most common stimulant being sun exposure. Elevated melanin production in...

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Treating Hyperpigmentation in the Winter

Hyperpigmentation is a condition whereby a segment skin becomes darker than the surrounding skin.  This ailment is caused by a persistent buildup of melanin within layers of skin cells. Melanin is the substance secreted within skin cells...

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Lasers and Acne Therapy

Like prescription and over-the-counter medications, lasers have been used over the course of the past two decades to treat acne.  In fact, lasers have proven effective in challenging cases and with individual patient preference. Many people...

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How Can I Tighten My Sagging Skin?

How we can tighten a person's sagging skin is one of the most common questions we get here at Maine Laser Skin Care, especially in the 40+ age group.  Unfortunately, tissue sagging is one of the most prominent features of our...

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Can Laser Help Treat Birthmarks?

The title of this blog post has definitely been one of our most frequently asked questions over the past several weeks.  Having been in the field of cosmetic laser dermatology for nearly two decades, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care have...

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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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