Cosmetic Dermatology in Santa Barbara, CA
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Aloe Dermatology offers several of the latest and most advanced laser and light technologies to help address your skin concerns. Dr. Keith Llewellyn offers laser treatments for men and women in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Santa Maria, Solvang, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California.

What Are Laser Treatments?

Laser treatments are cosmetic procedures that rely on high intensity light energy to restructure and rejuvenate the skin. Lasers are set to use specific wavelengths that are only absorbed by the targeted tissue, such as melatonin for dark spots. A specific wavelength of laser energy will not be absorbed by nerves, muscles, blood vessels, and other structures for which it is not designed. The thermal energy of the laser may breakdown damaged cells or stimulate collagen production, depending on the type of laser system being used. Aloe Dermatology provides several laser treatment options, including:

How Much Do Laser Treatments Cost?

As part of your consultation, Dr. Llewellyn develops a personalized treatment plan that is used as a basis for the cost. Aloe Dermatology accepts payment by cash and major credit cards, and you can find more information on our financing page.

What Are the Benefits of Laser Treatments?

Our lasers can improve:

  • Fine lines
  • Deep wrinkles
  • Skin texture
  • Skin tone
  • Skin laxity
  • Brown spots
  • Redness
  • Facial vessels
  • Unwanted hair
  • Certain types of scars
  • Acne
  • Pre-cancerous growths

Am I a Candidate for Laser Treatments?

During the consultation, Dr. Llewellyn evaluates your skin to determine which laser modalities will best address your aesthetic concerns (i.e.. broken capillaries, facial redness, fine lines, poor skin texture, sun spots).  Based on his findings, he recommends the laser treatments that are most appropriate to resolve the issues that make your skin look aged and damaged.

What Should I Expect from Laser Treatments?

Laser treatments are relatively painless and often produce results that many people believe require surgery. Each procedure does vary, but in general, expect to feel a slight sting on the skin each time the laser energy is applied. We administer the laser energy in short bursts that most patients find manageable.  While improvement may be seen with a single laser treatment, optimal results are usually seen over a short series of laser treatments.

Your skin may feel slightly warm after the treatment, and it may have a slight pink or red coloration. These symptoms last only a few days. The results of laser treatments do take some time, as skin restructuring relies on your body’s response to the thermal stimulation of the laser.

Laser treatments are non-surgical procedures that help with a range of skin concerns, and these procedures require no to minimal downtime. Aloe Dermatology offers laser treatments for men and women in Santa Barbara, Solvang, Ventura, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.