Newport Beach Dermatology Blog


The new year offers us a special opportunity to focus on self-reflection, resolutions, bold ideas and fresh starts. You deserve to be happy and comfortable in your own skin, so why not make 2016 the year you finally achieve your aesthetic goals? Newport Beach cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Monica Bonakdar has helped thousands of Orange County… Read More

We all want to maintain a fresh, healthy look. When we were younger, it came naturally. If the effects of aging are negatively impacting your appearance, Newport Beach skin care expert Dr. Monica Bonakdar can help with AmpliPhi, a non-surgical procedure that restores the youthful beauty of your face. Based on the ancient Greek principal… Read More

In Orange County where the sun is shining almost every day, my clients know that they are aging even in the shade! However, they are hesitant to commit to laser treatments that have any amount of downtime and social inconvenience regardless of the benefits achieved. A new non-ablative technology called ReSurFX has changed laser avoidance… Read More

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a variety of reunions and get-togethers. As your Newport Beach social calendar heats up, you’ll want to replenish your skin care products and book the cosmetic appointments that will help you look and feel your best. If you’re thinking about celebrating the holidays with some… Read More

Finally, there is an effective, non-surgical way to tighten loose vaginal tissue. Dr. Monica Bonakdar is proud to offer her Orange County and Newport Beach patients ThermiVA treatment, the first and only temperature controlled radio frequency system that provides vaginal tightening and rejuvenation. ThermiVA is a safe and effective body shaping treatment that delivers controlled… Read More

Your face is usually the first thing people notice about you, so if you plan to enhance any facial feature, you must trust the person performing your treatment.  Dr. Monica Bonakdar provides her Newport Beach patients unparalleled expertise in the art of cosmetic injections, such as Juvederm Voluma and BOTOX®. Since 1994, Dr. Bonakdar has… Read More

Age and gravity are unavoidable, but their unwanted effects on your skin don’t have to be. If wrinkles and loose skin are making you look older than you feel, Orange County cosmetic physician, Dr. Monica Bonakdar can help you restore your youthful beauty with ThermiTight, a new, non-surgical way to tighten lax skin from within. ThermiTight… Read More

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

If you are like many of our Newport Beach patients, the holidays mark the beginning of a difficult time when you must balance delectable festive temptations with your fitness goals. With so many scrumptious treats to choose from, many of us decide to postpone our good habits until January, and start over with new resolutions…. Read More

Bonakdar Institute is proud to offer ThermiVA, a new vaginal tightening procedure for women who want to restore intimate aspects of their youthful femininity.  Dr. Monica Bonakdar is a Newport Beach cosmetic physician expert who is committed to providing her patients with the most advanced therapies and treatments available, and ThermiVA is no exception. ThermiVA… Read More