Santa Barbara Plastic Surgeon
2320 Bath St., Ste. 203 and 205
Santa Barbara, California 93105 US

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5 out of 5 stars Restylane

Restlyane Marionette Lines - Loving My Results!!

I visited Dr. Sheffield for my 2 week follow appointment today after getting a series of facial filler injections.  I am loving the results. He gave me exactly what I wanted - a stronger jawline and filled in my marionette lines using a combination of Restylane and Radiesse.  The procedure was basically painless and I didn’t see much swelling or any visible swelling.   Although it would be g...

5 out of 5 stars Microneedling

Micro needling PRP + Botox

I highly recommend Dr. Sheffield. I initially picked SB Aesthetics because of the highly rated reviews that recommended him wrinkle treatment using micro needling with PRP and I was so pleased with the experience and my results that I decided to return 2 weeks later for botox injections of my frown lines. Dr. Sheffield is extremely gentle, kind and knowledgeable. He took the time to carefully...

5 out of 5 stars PRP Injections

Skin Looks Great-  Micro-needling with PRP

I recently have been researching a doctor to do micro-needling with PRP.  I found Dr. Sheffield through real self and on yelp.  After reading the reviews I decided to contact his office.  One of my biggest concerns was how is the PRP used and what additional benefit does it provide and how effective is it.  I have tried other treatments in the past for my acne scars with little sustained imp...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

A Doctor I Trust For Botox Injections

Dr. Sheffield is the best! I haven’t found a doctor to do Botox injections that i really trust since I left Dallas. I read a lot of reviews on yelp and real self while doing my research.  I am so thrilled that I found him. One of the things I like most about him is he listens keenly to his patients to achieve the look they desire. I’ve been to many doctors in the past who try to upsell you ...

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

Under Eye Hollows No More!

I visited Dr. Sheffield a few times over the past three years for a variety of different treatments.  I recently saw him for under eye hollows that I wanted filled in.  I am blown away by how much younger I look and how now my face looks so rested instead of its usual tired and worn out.  I thought the procedure was fairly painless and the results were definitely noticeable right away.  B...

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

Thank you! Such a Good Experience - Santa Barbara, CA

I went to see Dr. Sheffield at SB Aesthetics because I wanted to have some wrinkles and bags under and around my eyes filled in and smoothed out to help rejuvenate the area.  It’s unbelievable how the aging process really hits as we enter our 40s.  Another procedure I wanted done was lip enhancement.  I wanted something conservative, just to make my lips a little fuller.  Nothing over the t...

5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers

52 and Tired Looking

Dr. Sheffield mixes artistry with patience, kindness and made me feel very comfortable with my experience in the office. I am 52 and not trying to look 22. I am not interested in an obviously injected mouth or a forehead that doesn't move. His approach to facial enhancement with fillers is exactly what I hoped it would be, listening to my concerns and not pushing me to try products I am not...

5 out of 5 stars PRP Injections

Microneedling with PRP to Treat Acne Scars and Pigmentation

I spent the past three months researching the best plastic surgeon in Santa Barbara and finally found Dr. Sheffield at SB Aesthetics. I followed him on FB, Twitter and Yelp because I was so impressed by his work! I certainly believe he is the best in town so I scheduled an appointment.  During my consultation I was blown away by how genuine and sincere he is and he cares about me and my ...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

44 Year Old Upper Eyelid Surgery

Recently I visited Dr. Sheffield.  Tomorrow it will be two weeks post op and I’m so glad I made this decision.  My sister referred me to him.  I thought I needed to do more research, so I check him out on the review sites. During our consultation he outlined exactly what to expect and he was right on the mark.   He is so fantastic and an expert in his field.  Without even having the final r...

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Youthful Eyes Again!! Santa Barbara, CA

I searched for a plastic surgeon to have my eyes done. I wanted to get more youthful tighter eyelid skin and remove the excess skin from above my eyes.  I spent a long time researching and reading online reviews.  It really took me a long time, but I finally found Dr. Sheffield in Santa Barbara.   I drove up from Orange County for my procedure and his staff was unbelievable at making me fee...

Personal Statement

Dr. Sheffield ‘s practice today is focused of less invasive minimal and non-surgical methods of facial rejuvenation. The options seem endless but the idea is to understand the patient’s goals and offer to the patient a reasonable treatment plan which will meet or exceed their expectations.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Consultation Fee

Applied towards treatment.

Awards & Recognition

Awards:
Phoenix Award, University of Texas Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery, 1983
RealSelf Top Doctor

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: University of Southern California in Los Angeles
    Residencies:
    Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    Plastic and reconstructive surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

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Juvederm Ultra vs. Ultra Plus

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How Do I Reduce the Appearance of the Bags Across my Cheeks?

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Opinions on Silhouette Lift?

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What is the recovery like for Kybella injections?

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Why Does Juvederm Leave a Bump After the Injections?

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Hard lumps from Bellafill. Searching a 2nd opinion before cutting to remove the lumps. I need to find a Bellafill qualified dr.

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Please explain the results of Kybella. How many treatments is the 'norm?'

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Can You Exercise After Botox or Will It Decrease the Results?

Exercise and Botox are not the best mix. Usually, I let my patients exercise in the morning prior the Botox treatment. To make it clear, this is... READ MORE

Can Botox Be Injected Under the Eye?

To put it frankly, your dermatologist is in the right for refusing Botox under the eye. Here is why. Small quantities of diluted Botox could help in... READ MORE

How Long Does Botox Last?

In essence, Botox functions by permanently connecting to receptors that transmit nerve signals for the muscles to contract. However, since the body... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Sheffield

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The Best Way to Enhance Your Upper Eyelids

Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the common findings of the aging eyelid and the indications for upper blepharoplasty. WATCH VIDEO

What Is Fat Grafting?

Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the application of fat transfer or fat injection to certain areas of the face. He mentions the common donor sites used in fat transfer. WATCH VIDEO

The Doctor Explains the Differences Between Dysport and Botox

Dr. Robert Sheffield compares Dysport to Botox. The product has its application to address wrinkles and unwanted lines of the face similar to Botox. WATCH VIDEO

Learn All About Juvederm Products

Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the family of Juvederm products including Juvederm Voluma XC, Juvederm XC, Juvederm Ultra XC, Juvederm Ultra Plus XC and Juvederm Volbella XC. WATCH VIDEO

Restoring Natural Beauty With Lip Surgery

Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the importance of understanding the aesthetics of the lip and mouth region. He also emphasizes the specifics of the lip lift and lip reduction procedures. WATCH VIDEO

Can Kybella Really Dissolve My Double Chin?

Dr. Robert Sheffield discusses the medication used to dissolve fat in the area beneath the chin. He reviews the grid pattern that is used and a general discussion of how many treatments are needed to achieve a satisfactory result. WATCH VIDEO

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