Male cosmetic surgery more popular than ever in a pandemic

The shift to WFH and the vogue of video calls has led to an acceleration of what was already an emerging trend – over the last twelve months, we’ve seen an increase in men turning to aesthetics to enhance their appearance and boost confidence through this challenging time Cosmetic surgery as self-care Until now, the […]

“miraDry gives me the confidence to work closely with my clients”

Personal trainer Nicholas Polo explains how miraDry has changed his life: I’m a personal trainer in London and part of what I do is women’s combat self-defence which involves a lot of physical contact and activity. Mainly because of that and because I sweated more than the average person, I was always self-conscious when I […]

How to Get Rid of Man Boobs

Man boobs, known medically as gynaecomastia, is thought to affect 30% of men post-puberty, although is much more common in men over the age of 50 – the reported prevalence is up to 70% due to the general decline in testosterone levels.  For all those using this lockdown to really commit to their health and […]

The Perfect Rhinoplasty: Form and Function

Form and function are inextricably linked in rhinoplasty surgery. While the perception is often that plastic surgery merely aims to enhance the appearance, for many patients it also improves the function of the body. This is often the case in rhinoplasty procedures. The innate relationship between the form of the nose and its function means […]

“Being in the public eye definitely affected how I felt about my body”

Imogen Thomas has been in the public eye since appearing in Big Brother in 2006. After wanting a breast uplift since her early 20s, she chose Mr Alex Karidis to perform her surgery and explains how her life – and self-confidence – were transformed. I had been thinking about having a breast uplift for years […]

“I completely love my new nose; I wish I’d done it sooner if anything”

From the age of 18, Meg was self-conscious about the bump in her nose and the shape of the tip. Once she decided to go ahead with nose surgery, she chose Mr Alex Karidis because she felt fully confident in his surgical abilities and trusted him to achieve the results she was hoping for. Since […]

What can a rhinoplasty realistically do?

Rhinoplasty | December 2020 Although you may often hear you have your father’s eyes or your mother’s smile, a recent study has found that the nose is the facial feature we’re most likely to inherit from our parents. Scientists at King’s College in London found that nose shape, and the tip in particular, is 66% […]

Facing the future

As this challenging year draws to a close, it’s no wonder that we are all feeling fatigued and ready for a refresh. So, what’s the future for fighting ageing? Light touch facial rejuvenation Renowned for his stitching technique, Mr Alex Karidis’s facelift minimises trauma to the tissue. “As surgeons we all differ, and some are more heavy-handed […]

“I look in the mirror every single day and still have joy”

Seven years on from her facelift surgery, Jess explains why it is still the best decision she has ever made. I had been thinking about a facelift for a few years because I didn’t like the reflection I saw in the mirror and the gap between how I looked and how I felt was just […]

“People just comment how well I look all the time and that’s the mark of good surgery”

Three years ago, Sam underwent a breast implant replacement and eyelid lift at the same time. Here she explains why she decided to undergo a combination procedure and how she has enjoyed the benefits of double surgery. I’d had breast implants 23 years before with a different surgeon. They were the soya implants, so I […]