Category Archives: Laser Treatments

Good-For-Nothing Skin Tags

What is a skin tag? Skin tags are basically areas of excess skin that form on the stalk. Skin tags usually develop around areas of loose skin such as the neckline, under the arms, in the groin area, and under … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know Before Laser Hair Removal

Other than Botox injections, laser hair removal remains our most popular procedure here at Maine Laser Skin Care at both our Augusta and Scarborough locations.  Men and women both tend to have hair in areas of their bodies that should … Continue reading

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Antibiotics vs. Acne

In the past, most people routinely used antibiotics to treat their acne, as the medical thinking was at the time that it was an infectious process.  More current research has shown that the acne bacteria (whose scientific name is Propionibacterium … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know Before Getting Laser Treatment

Lasers, over the several decades that they have been used in medical treatments, have been proven to be one of the most effective ways to reverse changes to the skin caused by sun damage.  They can effectively treat skin conditions … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Décolletage!

It is very common for people who come to Maine Laser Skin Care to address sun damage and aging issues on their faces.  In fact, we do a great deal of work on the face using lasers, Botox, and fillers … Continue reading

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Facial Redness Affects Self-Esteem

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by persistent redness or erythema of the face.  It affects over 16 million adults in the United States alone. More women tend to develop rosacea in their lifetimes than men.  The … Continue reading

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The Case For Early Intervention to Prevent Facial Aging

The majority of patients and clients we see at Maine Laser Skin Care and Medi-Spa wish to correct a particular existing skin problem or issue they are having.  However, many other have come in over the past several years wanting advice … Continue reading

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Spring Is the Best Time For Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is consistently the #1 laser treatment in the country, and has always been the #1 laser procedure here at Maine Laser Skin Care and Medi-Spa.  Additionally, laser hair removal ranks right up there with Botox as one … Continue reading

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Skin Spots and What to Do About Them

If you notice a spot on your skin, you should not panic, but you also should not ignore it.  In fact, all skin spots need to be assessed by a healthcare professional to rule out the worst case scenario of … Continue reading

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Men and Skin Care

Men are a small but growing part of the patient population of aesthetic medicine.  At Maine Laser Skin Care, men represent about 10% of our total procedures performed here in the past year. A recent study showed that men had 1.3 … Continue reading

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