Newport Beach Dermatology Blog


dermal filler quantity

The Journey From Surgical to Nonsurgical Procedures It’s no secret that the advent of dermal fillers has changed the entire field of aesthetics, from surgery-based procedures to office-based procedures. But there seems to be much confusion and fear about the amount of filler it takes to reverse aging changes and get beautiful results. Five Syringes… Read More

juvederm in orange county

A perfect profile picture starts with a well-defined jaw contour as seen on my darling client @natamals. Bone Development and Aging A well-defined jaw is the foundation of a balanced lower face. Our facial bones mature at different stages of our lives. The lower face development and jaw maturation occurs during the adolescent years. Most… Read More

lip fillers in orange county

Beautiful lips are appreciated by all humans regardless of their geographical and cultural differences. This is because ideal lips have certain predictable attributes. Ideal lips have two halves that are identical twin images of each other. Even though most beautiful human faces may not be completely symmetrical, we still find most beautiful lips to be… Read More

Dermal Fillers NEWPORT BEACH, CA

Have you ever gone to shake someone’s hand and realized you regret your decision? As we age we change, but sometimes in ways we’re not so happy with. Sure, we get more confident and sure of who we are as we age, but when did we get self-conscious about our hands? If your hands are… Read More

My patients rely on my expertise to look younger without downtime. Dermal fillers are amongst the most popular cosmetic treatments for lines and wrinkles, yet I found that I was not able to achieve the desired results with traditional techniques. My innovative AmpliPhi dermal filler treatment is the solution that my patients deserve. What is AmpliPhi? AmpliPhi… Read More


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

Are you ready to woo your Valentine with irresistibly kissable lips? There’s plenty of time to get your lips ready for February’s romantic holiday. If you live in Newport Beach or Orange County, Bonakdar Institute can help you get the plump, luscious lips you’ve always wanted with Juvederm Ultra XC non-surgical lip augmentation. We’re not… 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

The effects of aging and sun exposure are common concerns for our patients in Orange County. Juvederm injections are just one of several highly effective, non-invasive methods Dr. Bonakdar uses to address wrinkles and fine lines. Throughout the aging process, recurrent movements like squinting, smiling and frowning eventually mar our skin with fine lines. Although… Read More