About Us

Your safe and effective way to treat your cosmetic conditions of the face, skin and body - without resorting to major, invasive procedures. Cape Medical Aesthetics Centre (CapeMAC) is part of the professional medical practice of Dr DH Bagwandeen, which is based in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa.

We offer a comprehensive range of medical aesthetics services which include, but are not limited to:


Full Facial Enhancements with Dermal Fillers and/or Fat Transfer, Botulinum Toxin ‘A’ wrinkle reduction treatments, Radio Frequency and Photo-Therapy | Non-Surgical Face-lifts with Skin Threads | Skin Rejuvenation with Chemical Peels, Deep Laser or Skin Micro-Needling | Treatment of Acne and other Dermatological conditions, Scarring, Stretch Marks and Pigmentation Disorders | Body Sculpting with Liposuction, Fat Transfer and Cellulite Treatments | Medical Weight Management Programs | Hair Restoration and Surgical Hair Transplants | Ablation of Varicose and Spider Veins | Vaginal Rejuvenation and Laser Enhancements | Hair Removal | PRP and Stem Cell Treatments | Permanent Make-up for Medical & Aesthetic/Cosmetic Applications

Meet The Team


Dr Bagwandeen

Dr Bagwandeen is a General Practitioner with a special interest in Aesthetic Medicine. He has an Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (Cum Laude) and is Board Certified in Aesthetic Medicine by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (also, Cum Laude).

Having always had a keen interest in the aesthetic aspects of medicine, Dr Bagwandeen decided to formally pursue this interest since 2010. He has since attended numerous specialised courses and conferences in medical aesthetics and has successfully completed the internationally recognised courses in aesthetic medicine offered by The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). Dr Bagwandeen graduated Cum laude at the top of the class during the Board Certification examinations (August 2013) and is currently one of less than 300 doctors worldwide who is Board Certified by the AAAM.

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Vanessa Smit

Born and raised in Cape Town, Vanessa has an internationally recognized qualification in Health and Skincare Therapy which she completed at Camelot International in 2013. Vanessa has been working in the Medical Aesthetics industry since qualifying.
Post-graduation, she started her career at a 5-Star Spa in Cape Town and progressed into the aesthetics industry in 2014 by joining a well-known Weight-Loss practice in Durbanville – Cape Town.
Vanessa joined the CapeMAC team in July 2016 where she serves as an Aesthetic Therapist and the Practice Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the Medical Practice.
Vanessa is passionate about helping clients and is very results-driven. Her particular interests are in performing micro-needling procedures; doing chemical peels and tattoo removal.
When not at the practice, she enjoys photography is a computer game fundi.
Her motto in life is "Too much of a good thing is wonderful!"