805-928-1000 Santa Maria, CA

Healthy Skin For Life

Moats Laser & Skin Care is a comprehensive cosmetic practice dedicated to providing high quality skin care services using the most advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology – without sacrificing care for patients. Every treatment is customized to fit each patient's needs.

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Dr. Michael W. Moats | Dermatologist

Meet Dr. Moats

Michael W. Moats, MD is a Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  He attended UCLA Medical School and completed his residency at USC, and has been in private practice in Santa Maria since 1978.

Dr. Moats is a member of Santa Maria Noontime Kiwanis and Breakfast Rotary, served on the Santa Maria Planning Commission, including chairmanship for 7  years, and is a Founder and Director of the Community Bank of Santa Maria.  He has completed 41 marathons including Boston 3 times.

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Our Cosmetic Team

Kathy Nicassio | Aesthetician

Kathy Nicassio, RN, AnS

Botox & Fillers, Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Since 2004, Kathy Nicassio has been providing Advanced Facial Rejuvenation to her patients. With her in-depth knowledge and experience, Kathy brings a very high level of skill and patient care to Moats Laser & Skin Care.

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Claudia Tucker | Aesthetician

Claudia Tucker, RN


Claudia Tucker graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 36 years.

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Janelle Minor | Aesthetician

Janelle Minor, RN


Janelle Minor, Registered Nurse, received her nursing degree through Allan Hancock College and joined Moats Laser & Skin Care in 2011.

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Christina Loots | Aesthetician

Christina Loots


Christina graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and has worked in the skin care industry for over 15 years.

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Monthly Specials

July Special: Hydrafacial $175

Enjoy all of the benefits of Hydrafacial while it is still at the special price of $175. Hydrafacial uncovers a new layer of skin with gentle mechanical and chemical exfoliation, removes debris from pores with painless suction, nourishes with intense moisturizing serums that quench the skin, and saturates the skin's surface with antioxidants and peptides

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Latest News

Our patients are loving SmoothGlo!

SmoothGlo is a sequential treatment that targets the three biggest signs of aging skin - tone, texture, and volume. By addressing all three areas in one session, SmoothGlo patients are able to dramatically reverse the visible signs of aging and enjoy a brighter, and more youthful glow.  Call to schedule a consultation to see if

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Consultations are $50.00, which can be applied toward products and services. To schedule a consultation and skin analysis, please contact us at 805-928-1000.

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Payment Options

Cancellation Policy

It is very important to us that we are able to give each patient our full attention during scheduled appointments. Due to the high demand for appointments, we must charge a No-Show/Rescheduling fee of $50 if you fail to call and cancel your appointment.