Our Estheticians

Nicki Vaseghi, Licensed Medical Esthetician, L.M.E.

Director of Aesthetic Skin Care and Certified Laser Technician


Nicki Vaseghi has been with the Bellevue Laser & Cosmetic Center from our first day of business in July 2010. With over 12 years of aesthetics experience, she provides her clients with premium skin care expertise. Nicki graduated from the European Institute of Skin Care and continually pursues further education and laser certifications. Nicki’s industry experience began at Gene Juarez Salon and Spa for two years followed by an additional five years performing laser procedures at Island Dermatology.

Nicki specializes in non-ablative fractional resurfacing treatments, tattoo removal, V-beam laser treatments, IPL photofacial rejuvenation, laser hair reduction and chemical peels. She also has a particular interest in treating acne-related scarring, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and melasma. As a Persian woman, Nicki fully understands the intricacies and challenges of treating darker skin types, a specialty of the Bellevue Laser & Cosmetic Center.

As the Director of Aesthetic Skin Care, Nicki is in charge of researching and carefully selecting the products that we offer our patients, making sure that they are the best and that they work. She has a passion for teaching and enjoys educating our patients in proper skin care. Nicki also is active in training and mentoring other aestheticians. In her own time, she enjoys the beautiful outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, doing Pilates, and spending quality time with friends and family. Nicki is pleased to provide complimentary cosmetic consultations to clients interested in pursuing skin care treatments.

Stephanie Konopaski, Licensed Medical Esthetician, L.M.E., C.M.A.

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Stephanie Konopaski joined the dermatology field in 2008, after graduating from Pima Medical Institute of Seattle as a Certified Medical Assistant. Stephanie has been with Dr. Chiu since 2010, and enjoys assisting her with medical and cosmetic procedures while also providing the best patient care possible. We all love Stephanie’s happy-go-lucky style, perpetual smile, and willingness to go the extra mile for each patient. In 2012, Stephanie graduated from Aesthetics Northwest and received her certification as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician. Since then, she has been training with Dr. Chiu and Nicki Vaseghi, BLCC’s senior esthetician, learning how to run our laser equipment safely and correctly, and learning how to customize treatments plans for each individual. Stephanie has taken a special interest in running BLCC’s Venus Legacy laser–the industry’s leading skin tightening technology. Stephanie also offers acne treatments, chemical peels, laser hair removal , and IPL. When Stephanie Is not in the office, you can often find her walking her dogs, spending time with friends and family, cooking, or watching the Seahawks.

Skin Resurfacing Solutions
Fractional laser treatment can smooth the surface of your skin to offer you excellent results and a minimal downtime.
Lip Enhancement Solutions
Plumping up your lips is an easy way to improve your smile, whether your lips have thinned with age, or you’ve just always wished for fuller lips.
Darker Skin Solutions
I have the laser and cosmetic treatment know how to treat the unique challenges of patients with darker skin colors.
Bellevue Laser & Cosmetic Center