Blog Archive

Venezia Lift, what is it and what to expect? Mar 25th, 2021

Fractional CO2 has been the gold standard of skin resurfacing and tightening for a long time. it has may advantages over fully ablative CO2 skin resurfacing as the intact areas in between the treatment "dots" lend normal cells to the treated area and cause faster healing with much less discomfort...

Can IV Therapy Enhance My Wellness and Appearance? Mar 17th, 2021

In the quest for a healthier body and more beautiful skin, there are many well-known steps we can take, from eating a balanced diet and exercising to using sunscreen and moisturizing. But there’s another, perhaps less well-known tool to add to our wellness arsenal: IV therapy. Dr. Shahriar Khezri and...

All About Dermaplaning for Smoother, Healthier Skin Feb 16th, 2021

We all know our skin pays the price for exposure to the environment. From the sun’s damaging rays to environmental toxins, it’s no wonder our appearance can be marred by fine wrinkles, acne scarring, and skin that looks uneven. Fortunately, dermaplaning can help. At Orchid Wellness and Medical Spa in...

Use Botox to Minimize Excessive Underarm Sweating Jan 19th, 2021

We all know the feeling every now and then of wishing our antiperspirant was working a little harder to keep us dry. If you experience this frequently, however, you might be a good candidate for Botox® treatment to reduce excessive underarm sweating. Dr. Shahriar Khezri and our expert staff here...

What Skin Imperfections Does Microneedling Correct? Dec 14th, 2020

As we get older, it's natural for life to take its toll on our bodies, especially our skin. Fortunately, microneedling can help combat the signs of aging so you can look and feel your best. Dr. Shahriar Khezri and our highly trained team at Orchid Wellness and Medical Spa in...

Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Jeuveau; what is the difference? Dec 3rd, 2020

Neuromodulators (NM), what is in there and how to pick the right one?   In current market there are four neuromodulators: Botox (Onabotulinum toxin), Dysport (Abobotulinum toxin), Xeomin (Incobotulinum toxin) and Jeuveau (Prabobotulinum toxin), we briefly discuss about each of them here in this blog: It has been a while...

What to Do When You Regret Your Tattoo Nov 12th, 2020

Did you get a tattoo thinking you'd have it forever but now you're having second thoughts? Whether you no longer want this reminder from your past or your tattoo just doesn't fit your lifestyle anymore, it's okay to change your mind. Tattoo removal treatment can help. Here at Orchid Wellness...

Help! I'm Struggling to Lose Weight Oct 15th, 2020

Do you wish you could lose weight but aren't sure where to start? Or have you been trying to shed pounds but seen little success? If so, you aren't alone. Over 70% of adults in the United States are either overweight or obese. Fortunately, help is available. Dr. Shahriar Khezri...

PRP: Restore Thinning Hair with Regenerative Medicine Therapy Sep 11th, 2020

Few things radiate youth and vitality like a full head of hair. Unfortunately, as we age, many people experience hair loss or thinning hair. The good news is treatments are available that can help, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Dr. Shahriar Khezri and our team at Orchid Wellness and Medical...

The Difference Between Botox and Fillers Aug 13th, 2020

Do you have wrinkles and sagging skin that make you look older than you feel? Do you want to regain a more youthful appearance? If so, several options can help, including Botox® and dermal fillers.  At Orchid Medical Spa in Edmonds, Washington, Dr. Shahriar Khezri and our highly skilled team...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Jul 30th, 2020

Botox® is widely known as a fast, easy, and minimally invasive treatment for pesky frown lines and crows’ feet. Men and women have been using this treatment for years as a part of their regular skincare and beauty routine.  But what does it mean to incorporate Botox into your beauty...

Repair Summer Sun Damage with the MiXto Pro Laser Jun 26th, 2020

For many people, summer means backyard barbecues and days at the beach. Unfortunately, it can also mean sun damage to your skin. The good news is facial imperfections may be a thing of the past with the help of the MiXto Pro laser.  Here at Orchid Medical Spa in Edmonds,...

Radio frequency (RF) microneedling, how is it different than regular microneedling and its benefits Jun 15th, 2020

Microneedling: This treatment has been around for a long time and its results are well proven. The process includes using a device which has multiple needles that puncture the skin superficially (usually at the depths around 0.25mm to 1mm or more) to stimulate your own collagen production, revealing tighter, toned,...

Botox for excessive sweating Jun 2nd, 2020

We all sweat! Sweating is actually a normal body activity and a defense mechanism against excess heat and it protects us from heat, but some people sweat more than the others to the point of annoyance. This condition is called "Hyperhidrosis" meaning excessive sweating! This condition usually causes social embarrassment,...

BTL Vanquish ME vs CoolSculpting for body contouring and localized fat reduction May 27th, 2020

You do your daily workout, eat healthy and follow a clean diet, basically all what you can do to stay fit but.... those pockets of fat on and around your belly, either from your last pregnancy or crash weight losss diet or any other reason.... they don’t go away! They...

Using Neuromodulators like Botox© and Jeuveau© for aging skin May 21st, 2020

Aging Skin:  As we age we lose our youthful features of our skin, older skin produces less collagen and elastin ( after the age of 20 we lose the ability to produce collagen by %1 annually) so our skin becomes thinner and less flexible/ more lax and starts folding AKA...

All what you need to know about men's (and women's) laser hair removal May 15th, 2020

What options "Super Hairy" guys have to get rid of their unwanted hairs? They sure have options of shaving (ouch, cut, ingrown hairs, bumps etc.), waxing (OUCH, are you sure it is painless?) or trimming (I am tired of trimming it, tis time consuming and its back in a week)....