Leading Cosmetic Surgeon allays fear for women with textured implants

As the FDA reports an increased cases of cancer linked to textured breast implants, leading surgeon Mr Alex Karidis who performs over 150 breast augmentations a year, alleviates some potentially unnerving messages released in recent news and offers an insight to what next steps.

Breast augmentation: unders and overs

Leading surgeon Mr Alex Karidis discusses placing implants under the muscles other than over the muscle and why a patient might require this, a decision usually made by your surgeon. Mr Karidis also discusses how this can affect recovery.

Breast augmentation: scarring

Cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis talks us through breast uplift and augmentation scars. He shows us a selection of scars throughout recovery and how minimal scarring can be with the right surgeon and accurate surgery.

Breast augmentation: shapes, sizes and profiles

Leading surgeon Mr Alex Karidis discusses different silicone implant sizes, shapes and profiles to help you understand which is right for you and what the differences are between tear drop & round. Mr Karidis helps simplify things.

Breast augmentation: How long does an implant last?

Mr Alex Karidis explains what the life span of an implant is, how robust a cohesive implant is and how to detect a change in your implant.

Breast augmentation: what are the different types available?

Leading surgeon Mr Alex Karidis discusses breast implants, what they consist of, the most commonly used types and why in the first of this series on breast augmentation.

Cosmetic surgeon, Mr Alex Karidis MD FRCS vlog announcement

Leading surgeon Mr Alex Karidis MD FRCS will be regularly vlogging about all things surgical from breast to male chests, what non-surgicial procedures he recommends & why, plus answering all your commonly asked questions online

A Day In The Life of a Surgeon

We took a look behind the scenes of a day in theatre at the Karidis Clinic with cosmetic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis.

What happens if a silicone breast implant ruptures?

Cosmetic surgeon Alex Karidis allows us into his London surgery to see what is inside a silicone breast implant and demonstrates what would happen if a breast implant leaks.

Mr Karidis on breast implant shapes

Cosmetic Surgeon Alex Karidis shows us the difference between tear-drop and round breast implants for breast augmentation and discusses the relative merits of each.