Newport Beach Dermatology Blog


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

Posted: April 17, 2015 There will come a time when facelifts and necklifts as we know them today will no longer be performed, being considered too archaic and perhaps even barbaric. Technologies of the future will bridge the gap between non- invasive and invasive treatments, delivering the miracle of  surgical results with the ease of… Read More

Did you know Dr. Monica Bonakdar has her own state-of-the-art, advanced skincare line? If not, here you can learn all about Dr. Bonakdar’s skincare products that are formulated to improve and rejuvenate your skin. Dr. Bonakdar’s MonBon physician-grade products can improve your skin by: Cleansing: Gentle Foaming Cleanser, Hydrating Cleanser, and Clarifying Cleanser. Treating: Exfoliating Daily… Read More

  As nonsurgical skin rejuvenation technology advances, new devices are helping women and men maintain their youthful looks. Pellevé Pellevé is an exciting new choice for people who want skin tightening as well as reduction of the appearance of facial wrinkles. Here are the keys to finding out if this treatment is right for you:… 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

Allergan, the maker of BOTOX, awards Platinum Provider status to a select group of physicians who use their products. In order to become a Platinum Provider, a physician must perform a certain number of BOTOX injections. Platinum Provider status is one of the highest levels of recognition given by Allergan. I’ve been an Orange County… Read More

Non-Ablative Laser Resurfacing What is Fraxel re: store? Fraxel re:store is a revolutionary non-invasive treatment for reversing many signs of aging. Fraxel re:store has FDA clearance for skin resurfacing, treating age and sun spots (pigmented lesions), brown spots and pregnancy mask ( melasma), acne scars and surgical scars, wrinkles and fine lines, pink and brown… Read More

The Non-Invasive Alternative to Plastic Surgery for Facial Rejuvenation What would you say if I told you that you could achieve the results demonstrated in these photos without plastic surgery? You might think it’s too good to be true, but the fact is, not only is it true but these are actual un-retouched photos. What… Read More

Retrieve Your Younger Face & Body The Problem As we age, the collagen in our skin breaks down, resulting in unsightly wrinkles and sagging skin. Wouldn’t it be great if we could reverse these aging changes non-invasively and without any downtime? The Solution Thermage® NXT uses radiofrequency energy to safely deliver heat to the deeper… Read More