Category Archives: Sun Protection

Stop Heat-Related Illnesses

We are all glad that summer is here, with longer days and more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.  However, with rising temperatures comes higher risks for heat-related illnesses, especially for us New Englanders who are not accustomed to hot and … 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 Believe These Eight Sunburn Myths

Any reader of my blog posts knows very well how much I stress the importance of sun protection.  I don’t think I stress enough how vital it is to protect yourself from the sun, beginning with wearing sunscreen every day. … Continue reading

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Longest Days of the Year Are Here

On June 21st, we celebrated the summer solstice, which astronomically means that the daylight hours in the northern hemisphere are the longest of the year.  For those of us in Maine specifically, this is to compensate for all the long, … 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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What You Need To Know About Sun Protection

The weather has suddenly become warmer.  With more layers of clothing being shed after this long winter we have had, more of your skin is inevitably being exposed to the environment. Weather scientists (i.e. meteorologists) have documented a diminishing of … 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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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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8 Skin Care Rules That Skin Care Experts Live By

Skin care advice is actually simple and common sense in many ways.  However, many people become confused with promises of miracle creams on infomercials and often contradictory advice in the media. In my experience, there are certain truths about your … Continue reading

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