Newport Beach Dermatology Blog

COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN CARE for NEWPORT BEACH, CORONA DEL MAR & ORANGE COUNTY, CA

For our patients in Newport Beach and Orange County, Juvederm Voluma® XC is a popular non-surgical approach to combating the facial signs of aging.  With more than a decade of experience, Dr. Monica Bonakdar can help you address your sunken cheeks or flat, thin lips with safe and effective Juvederm treatments. Juvederm Voluma® XC is… Read More

Posted: April 17, 2015 There will come a time when facelifts and necklifts as we know them today will no longer be performed, being considered too archaic and perhaps even barbaric. Technologies of the future will bridge the gap between non- invasive and invasive treatments, delivering the miracle of  surgical results with the ease of… Read More

Dr. Bonakdar introduces a new treatment called MonBon Permea Resurfacing. Ideal for those who are not ready for a Fraxel and the down time that comes with it or those that just want a preventative treatment, this novel treatment delivers the convenience of a no down time low level laser resurfacing combined with the boost… Read More

Sun spots are frustrating because they appear on your face, hands and décolletage as early as your 20s. Sun spots also go by the name of age spots or brown spots, otherwise known as hyperpigmentation, which occurs when melanin clusters together in your skin. Although sun spots can often be effectively covered with concealer, the… Read More

Did you know Dr. Monica Bonakdar has her own state-of-the-art, advanced skincare line? If not, here you can learn all about Dr. Bonakdar’s skincare products that are formulated to improve and rejuvenate your skin. Dr. Bonakdar’s MonBon physician-grade products can improve your skin by: Cleansing: Gentle Foaming Cleanser, Hydrating Cleanser, and Clarifying Cleanser. Treating: Exfoliating Daily… Read More

Ever since Botox cosmetic was approved in 2002 to treat the expression lines in men and women 65 years and younger, there has been a paradigm shift among those interested in looking younger to start their Botox treatments at a younger age. My practice is no longer limited to clients who want their etched in expression… Read More

Micro-needling is a treatment that uses tiny sterile micro-needles to create very small openings of controlled “injuries” to skin. Through these open ports active ingredients are introduced into the deeper skin layers that promote skin health. As these microscopic injuries heal, they result in collagen and elastin production promoting healthier skin. Unlike laser treatments, micro-needling… Read More

Many anti-aging techniques can provide dramatic changes in your appearance, achieving facial rejuvenation without surgery. At my Newport Beach med spa, I offer a “liquid facelift” using a combination of BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers. This is a great option for people who want to give their faces a subtle lift, replacing soft tissue that… Read More

A number of people come to my practice wanting a nonsurgical solution to the fine lines and wrinkles that accompany the aging process. One of my top solutions: BOTOX® Cosmetic in Orange County. Here’s five facts about this popular prescription treatment: It’s FDA-approved for the treatment of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows,… Read More

No two people have the same skin conditions, and that’s why my cosmetic dermatology practice in Orange County now offers a variety of products for your needs. The treatment line, called Prescribed Solutions, is a unique approach to skincare that allows me to customize specific formulations based on individual concerns. The creams, serums, and cleansers… Read More