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What To Know About Fraxel Before A Treatment

What is Fraxel? Fraxel is the brand name for the gold standard treatment in the category of non-ablative fractional lasers.  Fraxel is non-invasive and uses laser beams to penetrate the skin and encourage new collagen growth underneath the...

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Many Ways To Make Scars Look Better

With the current state of aesthetic technologies that we have here at Maine Laser Skin Care, we can reduce the appearance of scars in several ways.  Like a lot of things in medicine, the chosen treatment depends on multiple factors, including...

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Warmer Weather = Hair Removal Time

As the days are getting longer and the weather gradually warmer, our minds turn to dreams of getting outside more, especially after this winter and the year of pandemic shutdowns.  Smooth, hair-free skin would be an excellent complement to...

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Face It: Your Hands Also Show Your Age

All of us want to achieve a balance between aging gracefully and not looking older than our birthdate says we are.  For that reason, we give much of our attention from an aesthetic point of view to our faces. Your face is, after all,...

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Laser Acne Treatment Gains Popularity

A recent dermatology symposium held in Florida (pre-COVID, of course) highlighted the effectiveness of lasers in treating acne.  Presenters noted that laser therapies have become increasingly popular in the battle against acne not only...

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Summer Is Here! Protecting Your Skin is Non-Negotiable

We here at Maine Laser Skin Care preach year-round about the importance of protecting your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.  During the summer months, as it is commonly known, when the northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and...

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Under-Diagnosed Chest and Back Acne

When it comes to acne, most attention is directed at the face.  However, acne is also frequently found on the chest, back, and shoulders, where it is known as truncal acne. In fact, studies have shown that more than half of those...

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Don't Neglect Your Decollete

    In terms of skin care, many of our clients and patients justifiably give most of their attention to their face.  However, they frequently neglect the decollete area, which is the area of the skin that is just below the neckline...

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Pilonidal Disease Management By Laser

  Pilonidal disease is a reaction to hair growth in the gluteal cleft, better known in layman's terms as the "butt crack".  In some individuals, men more than women in this case, the stiffer hairs actually injure the...

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Laser Hair Removal: Never Shave Again

Many of us, regardless of our gender, have unwanted hair in various parts of the body where hair really should not be.  Most of us are fine with the hair on top of our heads, but not on the back, under the arms, or other places you can probably...

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