Double the benefits: why combination cosmetic surgery is on the rise

Plastic surgeons around the globe have seen a sharp increase in cosmetic surgery enquiries this year, variously ascribed to the wearing of face masks driving a demand for eyelid lifts or to Zoom face envy. Another trend we’ve seen in clinic is the advent of the multiple procedure. “A lot of people may have one, […]

“I’m using the second lockdown to get into shape for surgery”

Beth had been considering a breast reduction procedure for many years, but she explains how her patient journey has been shaped by events this year. “I’d been thinking about having breast reduction surgery for many years now but was never in the right place in my life to really contemplate properly going ahead, with having […]

How miraDry can change your life

November is Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month and we’ve been catching up with some of our past patients who underwent miraDry to treat excessive sweating to find out what life has been like since their treatment. The message for the 2020 awareness campaign is that excessive, uncontrollable sweating is a serious medical condition warranting serious attention. Hyperhidrosis […]

The Changing Face of Beauty

Injectables have long been a popular alternative to cosmetic surgery to stave off the ageing process for women in their 40s, 50s and beyond. But now we’re seeing the emergence of a new type of patient who are all about the angles rather than anti-ageing. Social media has been the big driver for this change […]

Boosting surgery: young women experience ‘significant’ benefit from breast asymmetry correction

For most women, nature doesn’t create perfectly symmetrical breasts. It’s thought that one in four women’s breasts are different in shape or size; sometimes it’s a subtle difference, but for many it is significant and can cause a great deal of distress. For young women this can have a negative impact on their self-image and […]

Time to refresh your ‘Zoom Face’

Video chats with friends and constant online work meetings has made us all focus on our facial imperfections and become uncomfortably aware of the toll that the current pandemic is taking on our looks. Coupled with the prospect of more restrictions and further lockdowns, it’s no surprise that many of us are searching for ways […]

Why face masks are making us eye obsessed

Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, most of us are happily wearing face masks to help beat the spread of COVID and so it’s no wonder that eyes are becoming the new lips in terms of drawing focus. Across the globe, there’s been a rise in demand for aesthetic treatments and cosmetic surgery procedures to address […]

Dr Feelgood: anti-wrinkle injections could be the ultimate pick-me-up

Botulinum toxin could really be a wonder drug. As well as curing chronic migraine, alleviating spasms, treating incontinence, reducing excessive sweating and smoothing away lines and wrinkles, a new study has found that it could also be prescribed as a treatment for depression. Researchers have found that the injectable toxin reduced the risk of depression […]

The Lockdown List: our most in-demand cosmetic surgery procedures

‘Zoom face envy’, lockdown weight gain and the ability to hide away while you’re recovering from your op have all been credited with an increase in cosmetic surgery demand over the last few months. Certainly, here at Karidis Clinic, we’ve been busy during lockdown answering your queries and discussing your concerns during the online consultations […]

Types of rhinoplasty

The nose is the central feature of the face and therefore the aim of rhinoplasty is always to achieve balance and proportion – as a result, each rhinoplasty procedure is carefully planned and unique to the patient’s concerns and requirements. In our guide to rhinoplasty surgery, here are some of the common aesthetic concerns that […]