Newport Beach Dermatology Blog

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

Bonakdar Institute offers our Orange County and Corona Del Mar patients an array of laser skin care options that can help with anything from sun damage to sagging skin.  These state-of-the-art services are incredibly popular because they provide patients with painless, beautiful results without the need for scalpels, sutures or downtime. Dr. Monica Bonakdar offers… Read More

One of the many perks of living in Southern California is being blessed with year round sunny days. Unfortunately, all this sun is bound to take its toll on your skin, especially if like many Southern Californians you protected and treated your face, while ignoring your neck and chest. Sun exposure activates collagen destroying enzymes… 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

With today’s skin-changing technology never at a standstill, we’re always eager to discover the next level of its effectiveness. As a lecturing physician for the new Lumenis M22 platform and the Light Sheer Duet, Dr. Bonakdar is increasingly impressed with the depth of research that has gone into the innovations that have transformed these systems…. Read More

Model Dr. Bonakdar announces purchase of Ulthera®, the acclaimed non-surgical Ultrasound lifting procedure-Not a facelift but an uplift! As seen in Rachel Ray, The Doctors and The View, plus touted by big-name beauty editors from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and more. What is Ulthera®? Ulthera® System is a brand new treatment that lifts and tones loose skin with no downtime and no… Read More

It seems that there’s a laser treatment in Orange County for every concern –whether it be skin rejuvenation, fat reduction, or hair removal. The popularity of lasers has increased dramatically, and for good reason. Lasers can provide noticeable results with very little downtime. In fact, laser technology has become so advanced that, for most procedures,… Read More

There are a number of laser treatment options available in Orange County, but how exactly do they work? Take the time to learn about your options for increased confidence and to make a smart choice about the best procedure to achieve your cosmetic goals. Depending on the procedure, different laser technology will be used. Skin… Read More

People come to me with questions about which laser treatment is “the best.” I always answer that as with any plastic surgery procedure, women and men should choose the treatment option that best suits their needs. People who want an even skin tone can turn to Orange County Fraxel® re:store DUAL laser treatments. This laser… Read More

My patients often tell me how much they love the results of the Fraxel Laser at my dermatology practice in Orange County. Now I can provide them with even more benefits with the newest generation of laser resurfacing, Fraxel Dual. Improved Features and Benefits The new Fraxel Dual laser features 2 different wavelengths, one to… Read More

I am delighted to share with you a new, revolutionary anti-aging treatment that I offer: Pellevé™. Pellevé is a non-surgical procedure that reduces wrinkles and tightens the skin with no downtime. Many of my patients in Orange County who might previously have used Thermage have tried Pellevé and were thrilled with their results. Read on… Read More