5 surprising signs of sun damage

Fine lines, loss of elasticity and poor skin texture, might all seem like the inevitable consequences of the ageing process, but chronological or intrinsic ageing is only one factor in the changes we see in the mirror. Extrinsic ageing, on the other hand, is controllable. It is brought about by external factors such as lifestyle […]

Male vs Female Facelift: What’s the Difference?

According to the latest figures released by BAAPS, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, facelifts remain one of the UK’s most popular cosmetic surgery procedures for both men and women. However, as Mr Alex Karidis explains, understanding the nuances between male and female facelifts is essential for achieving optimal results. “There isn’t a one-size-fits-all […]

The facelift in depth

In the second part of our interview with Mr Alex Karidis, he gives us an insight into the demands of the facelift operation from the surgeon’s point of view. He also explains that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all facelift so beware cosmetic surgeons that only promote one technique. Q: How demanding is facelift surgery to perform? […]

What you should look for in your facelift surgeon

Plastic surgeon Mr Alex Karidis has over 32 years of experience in his chosen specialty, having performed over 20,000 cosmetic operations in the last 27 years of his full-time private practice. With 2,000 of those being facial and facelift operations, he reflects on the skill set and experience you should look for when choosing your […]

How to get rid of a mum tum

Approximately one in four women in the UK will deliver by caesarean section. Whether planned or due to complications during delivery, a C-section is now a normal part of the birthing experience for many women. Although a C-section is a relatively safe and straightforward procedure, it is not without risk and potential health complications both […]

Why Spring is the season for cosmetic surgery

As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, Spring is often seen as a time for new beginnings. This is why it’s also the season for cosmetic surgery, and there are several reasons why this is the perfect time to plan your procedure. If you’re interested in arranging a consultation this Spring, call 0207 432 […]

Female vs male blepharoplasty explained

Demand for eyelid rejuvenation has surged according to the latest US plastic surgery figures, with blepharoplasty now entering the top five requested cometic surgery ops across the board and in at number three for men. Men and women typically want eyelid surgery for the same reasons; they feel that sagging on the upper lids and […]

The questions you want to ask about miraDry but were too afraid to ask

Excessive sweating treatment miraDry was approved by the FDA in 2011, is now available in over 50 countries, and over 180,000 procedures have been performed worldwide. It’s also clinically proven to deliver results; a study published in the Dermatological Surgery journal reported that 90% of patients experienced a significant reduction in perspiration, while another in […]

Kissable lips for Valentine’s Day and beyond

The mouth is the body’s most visible erogenous zone, and full, plump lips signify youth and attractiveness. So, it’s no wonder your lips take centre stage when romance is in the air. Kissing often serves as the ultimate litmus test, with one study revealing that a poorly executed first kiss can lead to a breakup, […]

Is Polynucleotides Treatment suitable for men?

Polynucleotides have become the latest buzzword in aesthetics for addressing many ageing and skin concerns. Part of their popularity is because they suit men and women of all ages and all skin types. What are Polynucleotides? An exciting new concept in regenerative aesthetics, Polynucleotides Treatment can promote cell turnover, improve skin hydration, boost collagen production, […]