Melanoma is the most life-threatening type of skin cancer. Dr. Keith Llewellyn offers treatment for melanoma for men and women in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Solvang, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California.
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer because it is more likely to spread to other organs and tissues and can be life-threatening. Recognizing the early signs of melanoma helps you know when to consult with Dr. Llewellyn. These signs are known as the ABCDEs of melanoma.
Treatment for melanoma varies and Dr. Llewellyn may work with specialist as part of your plan of care. We can provide some cost information after the consultation. Payment can be made for our services by cash and major credit cards. You can learn more on our financing page.
Treatment for melanoma is a life-saving procedure that can prevent the cancer from spreading and affecting your skin and other organs.
If you have any unusual moles on your skin that matches the ABCDE methodology described or if you have been diagnosed with melanoma, you should get treatment. Melanoma is a dangerous type of skin cancer that can spread very quickly.
Most melanomas are caught at an early stage by Dr. Llewellyn. Often, these early stage melanomas simply need excision in an outpatient setting with appropriate margins to yield very high cure rates. No body imaging or lymph node studies are needed for these early stage melanomas. For more advanced cases, Dr Llewellyn will coordinate your care with specialists locally and sometimes with cancer centers regionally that specialize in advanced melanoma treatment.
If you have any moles that display any ABCDE features concerning for melanoma or any moles that concern you, you should be evaluated by Dr. Llewellyn for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. Aloe Dermatology offers melanoma treatment for men and women in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Solvang, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.