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Zapping Away Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus infections, medically known as onychomycosis, are very common.  Historically, they have also been very difficult to treat. Toenail fungus thrives on moist and warm areas such as (naturally, as you might expect)...

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What To Do After Your Laser Hair Removal Appointment

In last week's blog post, we elaborated upon what you should expect when you receive a laser hair removal treatment.  Plus, we detailed how you should prepare for the procedure in the days and even hours before you undergo...

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How To Prepare for Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of the most common procedures we perform here at Maine Laser Skin Care.  We are able to remove unwanted hair from virtually all areas of the body. We commonly say that many patients have asked to...

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Fraxel Decreases Skin Cancer Risk

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.  More than 3 million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancers every year. Factors that can increase the risk of skin cancer include age, prior history of...

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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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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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Removing Unwanted Hairs with Great Concentration

Here at Maine Laser Skin Care, we perform laser hair removal multiple times each day in both offices.  Although it is obviously a very common procedure, we continue to get questions about its use and how it works. Basically, laser hair...

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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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