Dr Alek Nikolic’s practice is a focused and specialised practice for injectables, and we tend to hyper-focus on what our passions are and what we feel we are the best at. We would like to set an example of being ethical and producing only natural results for our patients.
Dr Nikolic has trained medical practitioners in South Africa and around the world. His commitment to skin health led him to develop sk.in– a range of power-packed serums formulated with prescription-grade active ingredients.
About the doctor
Dr Alek Nikolic
MBBCh (WITS) ATLS (ACS) MBA (UCT)
Dr Alek Nikolic is a well-known aesthetic medical practitioner with practices in Chelsea London and in Chelsea Village in Cape Town. He has been appointed as the Allergan Local Country Ambassador and the Advanced Trainer in Botulinum Toxin and dermal fillers.
Dr Nikolic has a special interest 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, London, China, and Warsaw.
Dr Nikolic’s focus is on skincare, skincare ingredients and cosmetic dermatology treatments such as lasers, chemical peels, Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers. He has performed over 25 000 procedures to date and as such is responsible for training numerous medical practitioners both in South Africa and internationally.
Dr Alek Nikolic is the appointed Vice President of the Aesthetic and Anti-Ageing Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA) and in 2015 received an award for his outstanding contribution to Aesthetic Medicine in South Africa. Dr Nikolic is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists South Africa.
Dr Alek Nikolic was born in South Africa and received his MBBCh (Wits) in 1992 and in 2000 he received his MBA (UCT). 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.
Since 2008, Dr Nikolic has been a spokesperson at international congresses that have been held both locally and abroad. In 2013, he spoke at the International Congress in Aesthetic Dermatology in Bangkok, and at the World Congress in Aesthetic Medicine in Cape Town. In the same year, he went to Monte Carlo where he spoke at the Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress and to Rome, where he addressed the National Congress of the Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine.
South Africa has been Dr Nikolic’s platform for demonstrating many of his advanced aesthetics techniques at various sponsored Allergan product launches and workshops. Many of these presentations were co-presented by international doctors from Europe and South America, including Dr Mauricio de Maio from Brazil, who has been a great role model and inspiration to Dr Nikolic.
Dr Nikolic is the Executive Director of SkinMiles.com, an innovative online shop that sells ranges of high-quality skincare products. The ranges have been tried and tested at his practices in London and Cape Town. SkinMiles.com has made doctor-prescribed skin care products easily accessible in South Africa.
Dr Nikolic has also been involved in developing his own skincare range called sk.in since 2015. Dr Alek Nikolic formulated sk.in products with five goals in mind: to use the best and highest concentration active ingredients available, to combine ingredients in every serum that also repair and maintain the skin barrier, to use ingredients that minimise skin reactions, to make sk.in products readily accessible and to ensure that all sk.in products can be easily added to any basic skincare regime.
About the team
Patient Relations and Practice Manager
Samantha Nikolic is the practice manager and has received training from NeoStrata South Africa and is certified to perform NeoStrata Glycolic Acid Peels and give advice regarding their topical anti-ageing and acne treatment range.
Furthermore, she has been certified by Radiant Healthcare (Syneron South Africa) to use all of the IPL/Bi-Polar Radiofrequency applications that include Photofacial® Skin Rejuvenation, Refirm® Skin Tightening, and Hair Removal.
Having joined Dr Alek’s practice over 10 years ago, Vashnee now specialises specifically in skincare advice with multiple skin brands; Laser and IPL treatments using Syneron; chemical peels using sk.in, NeoStrata , SkinCeuticals , Lamelle and Dermaquest; her absolute passion is working with Dermapen.
Vashnee has attended advanced workshops in Dermapen with Dr Andrew Christie, which changed how she works with Dermapen treatments in order to effect positive changes in the skin, with regards to collagen induction for anti-ageing and scar revision, acne, hyperpigmentation and Rosacea, to name but a few. She strongly believes that every skin can benefit from a thoroughly recommended skincare regime, irrespective of age, colour or condition.
- Botulinum Toxin Treatments
- Cavitational or Cavix Treatment
- Dermal Fillers
- Dermapen MD
- Fractional Skin Resurfacing
- Laser Vein Removal
- Permanent Hair Reduction
- Photo Facial IPL skin rejuvenation
- Silhouette Soft Thread Lifts
- Skin Tightening
- Superficial Chemical Peels
- Visia Skin Analysis
Retail products offered
- Skin Ingredients – sk.in
Contact Dr Alek Nikolic’s Practice
Phone: (+27) 021 797 0960