Which is better? When I see patients that are concerned about their crow’s feet wrinkles one of the questions I get asked fairly often is: Which is better Botox® or dermal filler such as Juvederm®? To answer this, we do need to know how these wrinkles are formed and what is happening below the skin. […]
About Dr Alek Nikolic
Dr Alek Nikolic was born in South Africa and received his MBBCh (Wits) in 1992 and in 2000 he received his MBA (UCT). He has been in private practice for 24 years and is the owner of Aesthetic Facial Enhancement, which has offices in Cape Town.
Dr Nikolic specialises in aesthetic medicine and is at the forefront of the latest developments in his field. He is very driven and has lectured extensively and has performed live demonstrations throughout South Africa and Internationally including Bangkok, Rome, Paris, Monte Carlo, Prague, and Warsaw. Dr Nikolic’s focus is on skin care, skin ingredients and cosmetic dermatology treatments such as lasers, chemical peels, Botox, and Dermal Fillers. He has performed over 20 000 procedures to date and as such is responsible for training numerous medical practitioners both in South Africa and internationally.
Dr Nikolic is one of the founding members of the South African Allergan Medical Aesthetic Academy and chaired its inaugural launch in 2012. The Allergan Academy provides essential training to keep up with the latest technology in aesthetics. Dr Nikolic holds the advisory position of Allergan Local Country Mentor in Facial Aesthetics and is the Allergan Advanced Botox and Dermal Filler Trainer. He is chairman of the Western Cape Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine Society of South Africa and of the Western Cape Aesthetic Review group.
Entries by Dr Alek Nikolic
There are specific guidelines that we need to adhere to immediately after our Botox treatment as this will ensure a reduction in potential side effects and improve the overall treatment results.
by Dr Alek Nikolic Whenever I see a patient for the first time and they have never had a cosmetic treatment before such as Botox®, I have always noticed that there will be a varying degree of nervousness, anxiety and even excitement. If you are considering a Botox treatment and the above sounds familiar, then […]
Dermapen MD: Dr Alek Nikolic Explains The Dermapen MD This post is aimed at explaining how the Dermapen works, some frequently asked questions and the treatment result differences between needling, fractional laser and the Dermapen. The Dermapen™ is a revolutionary micro-needling device which aims to tighten, lift and rejuvenate skin.
Need A Helpful Combination Skin Guideline? Check Out Our Helpful & Quick Reference Guide for Combination Skin Sufferers This is Dr Alek Nikolic’s quick guide for anyone who suffers from Combination skin. Get educated or directed in how to treat Combination skin, find out what causes Combination skin, and what Combination skin care products and […]
Dermaceutic Activ Retinol Get To Know Dermaceutic’s Activ Retinol’s Product Uses and the Ingredients Used Understand Why It Will Benefit Your Skin and Why You Should Add It To Your Skin Care Regime Activ Retinol Uses: • Medium and extra strength serums offer an adapted anti-aging treatment solution for all skin types • Anti-wrinkle active […]
Dark Eye Circles Find Out What Dark Circles Are and How to Treat Them I get asked fairly often by my patients “How do I look less tired?” or “How do I get rid of dark circles around the eyes?” or “How do I get rid of my bags?”
Managing Crow’s Feet The Best Treatment Options The eyes are the ‘windows to our soul’ and they are the focal point of our face. Our eyes are what we look at when we meet someone and similarly they are what we remember as a key feature of someone’s facial features. So it is important that […]
What Is Hyperhidrosis? Get More Info On Excessive Sweating Hyperhidrosis is a common condition, characterized by excessive sweating, that can have a substantially negative impact on one’s quality of life. Focal (or primary) hyperhidrosis commonly affects the axillae, palms, soles, or face. Generalized hyperhidrosis involves the entire body and is usually related to an underlying […]
Areas of Dermal Filler Treatments The Full Face Approach With today’s technological advancements dermal fillers have received a lot of R & D that have not only improved their safety but have also allowed specific fillers to be used for specific areas of the face improving treatment outcomes. Furthermore, dermal filler treatment techniques have progresses […]