Bellevue Oculoplastic Surgeon
1810 116th Ave NE, Ste. D1 Lower Level
Bellevue, Washington 98004 US
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5 out of 5 stars Botox

Thank you Matthew!

Matthew Gambone was absolutely awesome. He listened to all of my wants and needs and then did exactly what I wanted. It was refreshing to hear his ideas and you can tell he loves what he does. He knows his business and I look forward to many more visits!!

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Best in Seattle as recommended by my NYC MD!!

I get my botox done at AMARA and have had only positive experiences. Matt Gambone PA-C is my guy and he's a total pro. Warm, professional, quick & painless is exactly what you want and exactly what you get. Never pushes products or additional services; always happy to answer questions. After your initial visit the cost of each unit goes down AND 10% off your visit if you booked it in...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Matthew Gamboe

My experience was great with Matthew Gamboe and I would highly recommend. I have used him twice and will continue with his services. I love the facial products that Amara used as well and they are always offering fantastic deals.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

The best expirience

Found Matthew Gambone PA-C and I am so glad I chose him The result was amazing and the process and quality of care was outstanding! I am pleased!!! He was very conservative and only injected where needed, I ended up looking exactly as I hoped I would ;)

5 out of 5 stars Tattoo Removal

Great experience with Dr. Matthew Gambone

I've been seeing Dr. Matthew Gambone for a tattoo laser removal treatment over the past 3 months. He has been professional, informative and gentle in the procedures. I'd highly recommend him to others

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Very Professional with Great Results

Matthew in Dr. Tarbet's office does an excellent job. He takes the time to consult with you to determine just what you need to accomplish your goals. He knows the products well, prices are reasonable, and the results are fantastic!

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Lateral Under Eye Lift Upper Cheek Lift - Bellevue, WA

Dr. Tarbett is a compassionate and caring professional. I would recommend her highly to anyone seeking any cosmetic surgery. Her staff is also gracious and helpful.

5 out of 5 stars Belotero

51 Years Old and Looking Years Younger!

I was very impressed from the minute I walked in the door. The entire staff was very professional and friendly. There was hardly any wait time before I was taken back to the room for the procedure. Maggie Cadavero was fantastic and eased all my concerns as this was my first experience with fillers. She was very professional and explained every detail with me. I wish I'd done this a long...

5 out of 5 stars Quick Lift

My Quick Lift Better Than Dreamed

My doctor was very through about making me aware of every aspect of the procedure. She explained it very well. Once the surgery was done, her follow up was as professional as her pre-op. She took this very seriously and required a thorough understanding of my medical history before beginning. I appreciated this concern. After consulting with some other doctors, I felt they all had a slam-dunk, grab your money and cut attitude. She was the opposite. She was concerned with whether or not I should do this and only when she felt I was a good candidate did she schedule me.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Amazing Results! - Bellevue, WA

Dr. Tarbet is instantly sweet and friendly from the moment you first meet her. She is absolutely capable of perfecting and facial flaws I've ever had. She makes you feel like a celebrity!

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

Kristin J. Tarbet M.D., FACS brings her artistry and expertise to the practice of facial, oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery. Double fellowship-trained and double board certified, Dr. Tarbet has detailed knowledge of the anatomy and structures of the face and eyelid region.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

Consultation Fee

$75. Complimentary Patient Care Coordinator Consultations Available

Awards & Recognition

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Washington
American Academy of Ophthalmology
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
American Society of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Cosmetic Surgery Society of the Northwest
RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Tarbet has hospital affiliations at Evergreen, Overlake.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Utah
    Medical: University of Utah
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Ophthalmology / Surgery, University of Utah
    Fellowships:
    Oculofacial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin
    Neuro-ophthalmology, Barnes Hospital

Treatments offered at Kristin Tarbet M.D.

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What did Kim Kardashian do to her eye area? I want that eye shape she has. My eyes currently look like her BEFORE pics. (photo)

Hi Jessica,In my opinion it looks to me as though Kim maybe using fillers. The volume under her eyes is causing them to appear slightly smaller. It... READ MORE

Resuming Normal Routines After Botox and Juvederm?

I always tell my patients that they should wait 24-48 hours before any strenuous exercise after filler or neuromodulators. READ MORE

Does Microdermabrasion Help with Sun Spots?

Micro controlled peeling gently removes epidermal cells to treat a vast range of skin imperfections. It is especially effective for skin aging. Having... READ MORE

Best Way to Get Rid of Under Eye Milia?

These small white bumps can be taken care of by an experienced and licensed esthetician. The way it will be extracted is with with a lancet or small... READ MORE

What can I do to make the proportions of my face more symmetrical? (photo)

Thank you for your question. Cheeks should present themselves as the "high point" of your face allowing skin and tissue to drape from the High Point... READ MORE

Frown line Botox not lasting. I have tried different doctors and seem to be having the same problem?

I suggest you try a different agent. Xeomin or Dysport. These are neurotoxins that work in similar fashion to Botox. Generally the duration for... READ MORE

Juvederm for nasal folds or more voluma in cheeks? (photo)

It is difficult to discern your look from the photo. Personally, I would use the product in your cheek area which will soften the NLF lines that... READ MORE

I'd like to smooth the lines in my forehead but keep the movement. Is botox the best option? (photos)

Interesting question. The way our neurotoxins work is by shutting off the mediator that is involved in muscle contraction. No mediator...no... READ MORE

Juvederm crisis?!?! Now having mottling red skin along the nasolabial folds. Should I go see someone ASAP? (photos)

Nasal labial fold injections can compromise arterial blood flow by putting pressure on the Angular artery. I would recommend you see someone, either ... READ MORE

Loss in lip volume and around mouth - any products to add volume? (Photo)

I am a big fan of Juvederm or Restylane in the lips. Some of the fillers on the market profess "softness" or a "soft look" after lip augmentation.... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Tarbet

Kristin J. Tarbet MD, FACS has shared 56 before and after pictures with 149 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Practicing for 18 year.
Personal Statement

Kristin J. Tarbet M.D., FACS brings her artistry and expertise to the practice of facial, oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery. Double fellowship-trained and double board certified, Dr. Tarbet has detailed knowledge of the anatomy and structures of the face and eyelid region.

Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Memberships
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Consultation Fee

$75. Complimentary Patient Care Coordinator Consultations Available

Awards & Recognition
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Washington
American Academy of Ophthalmology
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
American Society of Ophthalmic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Cosmetic Surgery Society of the Northwest
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Tarbet has hospital affiliations at Evergreen, Overlake.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Utah
    Medical: University of Utah
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Ophthalmology / Surgery, University of Utah
    Fellowships:
    Oculofacial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Wisconsin
    Neuro-ophthalmology, Barnes Hospital

Treatments offered at Kristin Tarbet M.D.


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5 out of 5 stars Botox

Thank you Matthew!

Matthew Gambone was absolutely awesome. He listened to all of my wants and needs and then did exactly what I wanted. It was refreshing to hear his ideas and you can tell he loves what he does. He knows his business and I look forward to many more visits!!

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Best in Seattle as recommended by my NYC MD!!

I get my botox done at AMARA and have had only positive experiences. Matt Gambone PA-C is my guy and he's a total pro. Warm, professional, quick & painless is exactly what you want and exactly what you get. Never pushes products or additional services; always happy to answer questions. After your initial visit the cost of each unit goes down AND 10% off your visit if you booked it in...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Matthew Gamboe

My experience was great with Matthew Gamboe and I would highly recommend. I have used him twice and will continue with his services. I love the facial products that Amara used as well and they are always offering fantastic deals.


Before and After Photos




What did Kim Kardashian do to her eye area? I want that eye shape she has. My eyes currently look like her BEFORE pics. (photo)

Hi Jessica,In my opinion it looks to me as though Kim maybe using fillers. The volume under her eyes is causing them to appear slightly smaller. It... READ MORE

Resuming Normal Routines After Botox and Juvederm?

I always tell my patients that they should wait 24-48 hours before any strenuous exercise after filler or neuromodulators. READ MORE

Does Microdermabrasion Help with Sun Spots?

Micro controlled peeling gently removes epidermal cells to treat a vast range of skin imperfections. It is especially effective for skin aging. Having... READ MORE

Best Way to Get Rid of Under Eye Milia?

These small white bumps can be taken care of by an experienced and licensed esthetician. The way it will be extracted is with with a lancet or small... READ MORE

What can I do to make the proportions of my face more symmetrical? (photo)

Thank you for your question. Cheeks should present themselves as the "high point" of your face allowing skin and tissue to drape from the High Point... READ MORE

Frown line Botox not lasting. I have tried different doctors and seem to be having the same problem?

I suggest you try a different agent. Xeomin or Dysport. These are neurotoxins that work in similar fashion to Botox. Generally the duration for... READ MORE

Juvederm for nasal folds or more voluma in cheeks? (photo)

It is difficult to discern your look from the photo. Personally, I would use the product in your cheek area which will soften the NLF lines that... READ MORE

I'd like to smooth the lines in my forehead but keep the movement. Is botox the best option? (photos)

Interesting question. The way our neurotoxins work is by shutting off the mediator that is involved in muscle contraction. No mediator...no... READ MORE

Juvederm crisis?!?! Now having mottling red skin along the nasolabial folds. Should I go see someone ASAP? (photos)

Nasal labial fold injections can compromise arterial blood flow by putting pressure on the Angular artery. I would recommend you see someone, either ... READ MORE

Loss in lip volume and around mouth - any products to add volume? (Photo)

I am a big fan of Juvederm or Restylane in the lips. Some of the fillers on the market profess "softness" or a "soft look" after lip augmentation.... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Kristin Tarbet M.D.

Treatments offered at Kristin Tarbet M.D.

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