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No Surprise: Studies Show Mask Usage Worsens Rosacea

Over the past year, face masks have become a part of life as we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The term "mask-ne" became a part of our vocabulary as many suffered their first acne breakouts since their teenage years or...

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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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Maine Is Going Wild For Botox And Fillers

Maine Laser Skin Care has been a pioneer in the aesthetic medicine field in Maine since 2003, and has grown to multiple locations as well as one of the busiest aesthetic practices in the state.  We are also one of the top Allergan practices for...

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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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Botox's New Side Effect

As we all know, Botox is widely used for a number of various cosmetic conditions including scowl lines, forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, wrinkles around the mouth, chin dimpling, and neck bands just to name a few.  Since 2002, when the FDA...

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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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Vitamin D and Your Skin

Vitamin D has been well known in the past for its importance in maintaining bone health and bone density.  In recent years, research has shown that vitamin D also has important roles in other areas of human health. For example, low vitamin D...

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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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Brazilians Turn to Botox to Wipe Away That Quarantine Frown

A front page headline from the October 26, 2020 edition of The Wall Street Journal showcased a certain phenomenon that we have been seeing at our Maine Laser Skin Care offices in Augusta and Scarborough.  The only difference is...

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Mask-ne Update

When last we wrote in this blog about mask-ne, it was a relatively new phenomenon as a skin problem.  Since then, and as mask wearing has increased as it should to slow down the spread of COVID-19, we are seeing more and more people with skin...

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