Newport Beach Dermatology Blog


The Bonakdar Institute offers BOTOX® Cosmetic days to help you reach that youthful look you’ve been wanting for years. On June 1 and 15, you can enjoy discounts on this popular injectable with our cosmetic dermatologist. Dr. Monica Bonakdar injects up to 40,000 units of  BOTOX® Cosmetic per year. Because of her expertise, she is an… Read More


Many of our Newport Beach and Orange County patients choose BOTOX® injections to treat their unwanted facial wrinkles. BOTOX® is a popular choice around the country thanks to its proven results, convenience and affordability. We are commonly asked how long BOTOX® results last. While there are some commonalities in the longevity of BOTOX® results, the… Read More

Featuring BOTOX® Cosmetic for her guests, Dr. Monica Bonakdar is wholly committed to bringing her patients the most effective, least invasive facial rejuvenation treatments. According to an infographic published by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, here are some of the top things to know about the innovative BOTOX® Cosmetic: The active ingredient, Botulinum… Read More

Wondering if BOTOX® is the right injectable for the types of facial fine lines you have and for the final result you want to see? Consider the top 5 signs you can benefit from BOTOX®: You have wispy lines at the corners of your eyes (crow’s feet) You have one, two or even three vertical… 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

With Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukah just around the corner, it’s not too early to start getting Holiday ready. My list of must have treatments is short but effective and will have you enjoying your new found self-confidence and perfect holiday photos this year. Must Have #1- $$$- Full Facial restoration with fillers and Neurotoxins is… Read More

My patients who receive BOTOX® in Newport Beach are often interested in complementing the procedure with dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM®. Fillers add volume to the skin and help dissipate fine lines and wrinkles for a younger, refreshed look. Most injectable fillers last from 6 to 9 months, but some are long lasting, five years… Read More

In Southern California, we know the benefits of choosing fresh, locally grown produce: it is more sustainable, may use less harmful farming practices, and provides better nutrition. But did you know that the “freshness” of your BOTOX® in Orange County also matters? In fact, the effectiveness of your treatment may depend, in part, to how… 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

I’ve noticed a pattern among many of the people receiving cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® in Orange County: they tend to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. I have seen the beneficial effects of exercising firsthand—both in my own life and in my patients. And while most people are familiar with the positive effects of exercise… Read More