TRUSTED EXPERT DELIVERING
Dr. Monica Bonakdar has been in private practice in Newport Beach, California for over 20 years. She has dedicated her entire practice to transforming her patients into younger and more self-confident versions of themselves with nonsurgical cosmetic dermatology solutions such as Botox Cosmetic, fillers, lasers and cosmeceutical skincare.
An Orange County native, Dr. Bonakdar proudly attended University of California, Irvine for her Biological Sciences Bachelor of Science degree and University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine for her Medical Doctorate degree, graduating with Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa Honors. Dr. Bonakdar then completed her internship and residency training at University of California, Los Angeles. Returning to her beloved Orange County, Dr. Bonakdar established Bonakdar Institute to provide Newport Beach and neighboring Orange County communities with new and safe cutting edge nonsurgical cosmetic treatments for looking natural, youthful, and beautiful. She continues to be an early adopter of new and safe cutting-edge technologies in the ever-evolving world of for cosmetic medicine.
Although patients may initially select Dr. Bonakdar for her impeccable credentials, her outstanding reputation, and her beautiful work, ultimately, they continue their care with her, realizing that they have found a trust worthy advocate who will take their fear of aging away and guide them through every decade of their aesthetic journey.
Believing that her clients deserve remarkable experiences as well as incredible results, Dr. Bonakdar has paid fanatical attention to many details at Bonakdar Institute. Most importantly, Exclusive Appointment Scheduling is practiced to eliminate client wait time in the office. Furthermore, Dr. Bonakdar performs all the injectable and laser treatments herself choosing not delegate client care to a physician extenders. By generously giving her undivided attention to her clients, Dr. Bonakdar ensures that her clients have consistent and superior outcomes, as evidenced by the 200 plus natural-looking before and after photos in the gallery. >> View Before & After Gallery
Each year, Dr. Bonakdar performs more aesthetic procedures than the average dermatologist and plastic surgeon who divide their time between non-surgical cosmetic medicine and general dermatology or plastic surgery respectively. Last year Dr. Bonakdar injected 43,000 units of Botox Cosmetic by herself. That’s a huge quantity of Botox Cosmetic considering that the average she patient receives 40-60 units of Botox at one visit! Because of the vast number of procedures performed, Dr. Bonakdar is regarded as a thought leader and a trusted expert in the field of aesthetic medicine.
Years of hard work have paid off for Dr. Bonakdar with a loyal following of clients who continue to see her for their ongoing care, refer their family and friends to her, and willingly rave about their experience. To date, Dr. Bonakdar has over three hundred positive online reviews including:
Dr. Bonakdar takes pride in helping her clients enhance their appearance and in watching their confidence soar. Her procedure results are natural and often mistaken for good genes and aging well. The number one objection men and women express to Dr. Bonakdar is that they fear looking overdone or bizarre more than they fear looking old. Many find the risk of having cosmetic treatments overwhelming and paralyzing. However, after meeting with Dr. Bonakdar, most clients ask if they can start their customized transformation on their consultation day!
Dr. Bonakdar believes that aging gracefully, requires a proactive approach. She encourages her clients to start with under the radar cosmetic treatments before their aging is apparent. And she provides her clients with ongoing Yearly Treatment Plans so that they can continue to look natural and ageless. She focuses on the entire body, not just the face and on the entire face not just a specific spots or wrinkles.
After performing thousands of filler treatments, Dr. Bonakdar aesthetic expertise and artistic genius let her to create her own proprietary AmpliPhi Filler Technique based on precise measurements and filler placement to deliver full face rejuvenation and lifting.
Dr. Bonakdar is also the innovator of MonBon Clinical Skincare based on scientifically proven combination of ingredients designed to complement in office treatments, treat signs of aging, and protect against future damage. MonBon products are free of fragrances and chemical known to cause skin sensitization and allergic contact dermatitis.