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About the Academy

HeyEd Academy is Dr Heydenrych’s education platform where she and her colleagues freely share information and insights encompassing clinical dermatology, aesthetic medicine, anatomy and dissections.



Maryke Myburgh

Clinical Photography

Maryke specializes in Laser Therapy and Skin and is research assistant and assistant to Dr Izolda Heydenrych.

She is a qualified skin therapist and fully trained in laser therapies and body contouring at the accredited Isa Carstens Health and Skin Care Academy (CIDESCO & SAAHSP).

Maryke is the Clinical Photographer and trainer at CDC. She has been trained and mentored by world renowned photographer, Woodrow Wilson and appointed as Clinical Photography trainer in South Africa.

Dr Nicolina Bardou

Research fellow and scientific co-ordinator

Dr Bardou is in private practice at the Cosmetic Dermatology Centre, where she is completing a 2-year fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine and Dermatology. She completed her medical degree at the University of Cape Town (UCT). She also has a special interest in neuropsychology and neuroscience, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and MSc (Med) in Neuroscience from UCT. In 2010, she was a recipient of a Commonwealth Scholarship to the University of Oxford, where she completed an MSc in Environmental Change and Management with a focus on public health. She involves herself in research and scientific discovery at every opportunity and is happiest working at the intersection of research and clinical practice.