Newport Beach Dermatology Blog



If your kids or even your significant other have started making their holiday wish list, you are going to have to do more than check it twice. And although the holidays are the perfect time to think of others, don’t forget to take care of yourself either. With holiday parties quickly approaching, I can help… 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

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

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

For many of our patients in Newport Beach, Restylane, Juvederm and other injectable treatments don’t just restore a youthful appearance, they enhance self-confidence. Our highly experienced cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Monica Bonakdar, performs thousands of injections every year, and understands the impact cosmetic enhancements can have on your self-image. The popularity of injection treatments is on… Read More

According to the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, injectable fillers and other minimally invasive procedures continue to rise in popularity across the US. According to ASPS, minimally invasive procedures rose 3 percent in 2013. Hyaluronic fillers, such as Juvederm, rose 18 percent, which was a big boost for this type… 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

ANNOUNCING JUVEDERM VOLUMA Volume restoration has changed the way we treat the face to look younger. For decades a skin excising facelift was the standard procedure for making someone look younger. The missing component in facial surgery – Volume As time progressed, plastic surgeons began to realize that volume was an essential part of the… Read More

“My face looks great, but my hands are a dead give away Ugh! What can I do?” The mismatch The cosmetic and plastic surgery industry has always focused on the face. It’s only in recent years that the neck and chest were given attention. So there were all kinds of things we could do from… 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