Corona Del Mar Physician
2121 E. Coast Hwy., Ste. 250
Corona del Mar, California 92625 US
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5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

I always have an amazing experience

I have never felt such a welcoming presence at a doctor's office before; and by the way it's more like a beautifully appointed luxury spa than a doctor's office. Dr. Bonakdar is the real deal; she is a real person; she listens and she truly cares; she's also very honest and funny which I love. Her staff follows in her footsteps - they know how to take care of people. When visiting Dr. Bonakdar...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

My experience was amazing!

My experience was (and always is) great with Dr. Bonakdar. She is very experienced, knowledgeable and yet, at the same time very personal. She and her staff are always 100% professional. I am never a patient there, but a real person.

5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation

Lip Augmentation

I saw Dr. B for lip filler because my lips are naturally very asymmetrical and I was hoping to have them evened out. I was so impressed by her technique and precision in taking exact measurements of my lips to determine exactly where to place the filler and how much I needed. The procedure was quick and painless and the result is exactly what I was hoping for - full symmetrical lips that look...

5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation

58 Year Old Female - Newport Beach, CA

My lips were shrinking with age but I was nervous to do this because I just wanted my normal size lips back and was afraid of getting lips that looked too large. Dr. Bonakdar did my procedure in 2 separate appointments to make sure I was happy with the outcome. I had a small amount the first time and went back for a little more.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

My Lips Are Back! - Corona Del Mar, CA

I have been seeing Dr. Bonakdar for over six years for my Botox, Filler and Fraxel treatments. I trust her eye for details and gentle touch when injecting. She always listens and keeps me looking my best. I just had my lips done and they are perfect. Not a single bruise. My goal was to plump them back up and soften the lines around my mouth, but stay as natural looking as possible. I...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

Botox and Juvederm Fillers - Corona Del Mar, CA

I woke up and felt old. I looked tired even after my concealer and highlighted bronzer. I felt I needed something to help me look refreshed and less tired with out worrying about anyone inquiring whether I did anything to myself. I decided a consultation with the areas top injector was in. hand. I left with a wealth of knowledge, a skin analysis report card and an appointment with Dr....

Dangerous Physician

My experience with this doctor is that she is reckless and dangerous. She does not have the training or skill to perform body contouring. Her staff is not properly trained to monitor a patient post-op and it is not her routine to even check on her patients herself. She has left me permanantly deformed with significant damage that cannot be repaired, which has been confirmed by 5 board...

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I'm not a fan of my lips. When I smile the top lip curls in and it's super awkward. Any suggestions? (photos)

Congratulations on your 55 pound weight loss! On behalf of the entire medical community, I am cheering you on to continue with your life style change... READ MORE

Does this look like necrosis or normal bruising? (Photo)

Vascular necrosis with filler injections is a true medical emergency that needs immediate medical attention in order to prevent tissue death, tissue... READ MORE

Filler for nasolabial folds?

Ideal filler depends on the treatment area as well as the thickness and health of the skin in the treatment area. Also, many HA fillers are... READ MORE

What procedure can I have to enhance my philtrum a bit? (photos)

Lip philtrum with outward projection is a sign of youth and fertility. This feature flattens with age as a result of decrease in estrogen levels in... READ MORE

FAT top lip! (photos)

All lips swell when injected wit HA fillers. The amount of swelling depends on the type of HA injected, the amount of HA injected and individual's... READ MORE

My mouth actually goes down on the side's. How can I have a straight face w/out looking horribly miserable? I'm only 35. (photo)

Down turned lip corners treatment is two fold. 1. BOTOX- There is actually a muscle called Depressor Anguli Oris/ DAO that is pulling down your lip... READ MORE

Should I get under eye fillers? (photos)

CORRECT PHOTOGRAPHY FOR ASSESSING UNDER EYE HOLLOWS- Tilt your head down so that chin rests on your chest. Move your eye gaze as high up as you can... READ MORE

Is there a way I can find out if I'm allergic to facial fillers before I get them ?

It is extremely rare to have an allergic reaction to an HA fillers. I have never seen it in my 15 plus years of using HA fillers. If you are a healthy... READ MORE

botox to raise eyebrows but keep them straight? (photo)

The distal brow can be raised 1-3 mm when Botox Cosmetic is injected in the precise area between the distal brow and the lateral canthus of the eye.... READ MORE

Darker laugh lines (Photo)

Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation is darkening of the skin in response to an injury. Injury could be from trauma, or even treatments to the area such as... READ MORE

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Lip Augmentation: See This Woman's Treatment in 43 Seconds

Lip volume deflates with age in women as a result of decrease in estrogen levels. Lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid filler is an in office procedure. Dr. Monica Bonakdar demonstrates. WATCH VIDEO

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