We Believe in Better Skin

Santa Barbara’s premier dermatology practice offering
advanced surgical, medical and cosmetic dermatology

Medical &
Surgical Dermatology

Man receiving skin check at Aloe Dermatology in Santa Barbara

General medical dermatology, and dermasurgery care is performed by Keith Llewellyn MD in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez. We specialize in minimally invasive dermasurgery techniques including MOHS, micrographic surgery, to minimize your recovery time and speed healing.

Botox &
Cosmetic Fillers

Woman without crows feet and glabella after Botox at Aloe Dermatology in Santa Barbara

Smooth out wrinkles and give your skin a lift with BOTOX, Juvederm, and Voluma. Aesthetic Nurse Specialist, Kathy Nicassio RN is the ONLY certified nurse trainer on the central coast. She instructs both doctors and nurses on the art of injectables and can help your skin look noticeably better in only one visit.

Laser &
Light Treatments

A Laser treatment at Aloe Dermatology in Santa Barbara

We offer a range of laser procedures to help rejuvenate your skin. Our laser treatments can improve scars, remove unwanted brown spots, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, remove facial vessels and dramatically improve skin tone and texture.

Recent News & Blog Posts

Find your way to a more youthful appearing you

Fill, lift and smooth your way to a more youthful appearing you.  The Juvederm family of fillers by Allergan (Juvederm, Voluma and Vobella) are injectable gels composed of hyaluronic acid.  Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring compound in our skin that attracts and binds water which helps our skin retain moisture.  As we age, the hyaluronic acid content in our skin decreases resulting in less facial volume and more fine lines and folds on our face.  With the Juvederm family …

Stop Tanning Your Skin

Stop tanning and especially avoid tanning beds.  The international Agency for Research on cancer, a branch of the World Health Organization, reviewed all available worldwide data and found strong association with tanning bed use and the development of melanoma.  Specifically, anyone who has ever used a tanning bed has a 15% increased risk of developing melanoma.  Based on seven worldwide studies, people who first used a tanning bed before age 35 increased their risk of developing melanoma by 75%.  How …

Rough Scaly Patches or Actinic Keratosis?

Are you developing small red rough spots on your face?  If so, you may have lesions known as actinic keratosis (precancers).  They are typically found on sun exposed skin:  face, neck, upper chest, arms and hands.  Over time, a small percentage of these lesions may develop into squamous or basal cell skin cancer. No one is excited by the prospect of having skin cancer surgery.  Thankfully, there are several different treatment options available to address actinic keratosis.  The most frequently …

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